Barbra Streisand will perform at Oscars for first time in 36 years
Barbra Streisand performing at the Barclays Centre in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Oct. 11, 2012. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday that the 70-year-old singing veteran will hit the stage on Feb. 24. (Evan Agostini / Invision)
The Associated Press
Published Wednesday, January 30, 2013 11:46AM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, January 30, 2013 11:48AM EST
NEW YORK - Barbra Streisand will perform at the Oscars next month, the first time she's performed during an Academy Awards broadcast in 36 years.
Streisand won the Academy Award for best original song for "Evergreen" in 1977. She also sang the theme from "A Star Is Born" that night.
She won the Oscar for best actress for 1968's "Funny Girl."
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also announced Wednesday that British singer Adele will perform at the Oscars. She and producer Paul Epworth are nominated for best original song for the James Bond theme song, "Skyfall."
The 85th Academy Awards air live Feb. 24 on CTV from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.