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Bette Midler to Perform at the Oscars

Two-time Oscar nominee Bette Midler will perform at the Oscars next month, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Wednesday. 

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Two-time Oscar nominee Bette Midler will perform at the Oscars next month, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Wednesday. 

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"We are thrilled to have Bette perform on the Oscars for the very first time," Zadan and Meron said in a statement. "We believe she will make our Oscar telecast an especially moving evening."
Further details about Midler's performance were not released.

Midler received lead actress nominations for The Rose and For the Boys. She has also received three Grammys, three Emmys and a special Tony award for her contribution to the 1974 Broadway season.

The 86th Academy Awards, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air live Sunday, March 2 at 8:30 p.m. ET/ 5:30 p.m. PT on ABC.