Bette Midler gave a beautiful performance at last night’s Oscars

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VIDEO: Bette Midler Performs ‘The Place Where Lost Things Go’ From MARY POPPINS RETURNS on the Oscars

Bette Midler gave a beautiful performance at last night’s Oscars with a rendition of “The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns.

The song, co-written by Midler’s longtime friend Marc Shaiman, along with Scott Wittman, was originally performed by Emily Blunt in the film. It was one of five nominees in the Best Original Song category.
Shaiman accompanied Midler on piano.
Watch the performance below!Midler most recently appeared on Broadway in the revival of Hello, Dolly! for which she won a Tony Award. Previously, she appeared in I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers in 2013.

She made her Broadway debut in Fiddler on the Roof in 1964.

Her record debut, “The Divine Miss M,” earned her a Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

In 1979, Bette made her film debut in portraying a doomed and self destructive rock & roll singer in The Rose, for which she earned the Golden Globe for . Bette Midler

Best actor, laurels nomination, and Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal performance.

 

In 1988 Bette asterisked in Beaches, and received her third Grammy Award, Record of the Year, for the film’s title song, “Wind Beneath My Wings.” Midler garnered her second Best
Actress Golden Globe and laurels nomination for Mark Rydell’s For The Boys.

 

Additional film credits include: Down and go into urban center, Ruthless People, Big Business, Scene’s From a Mall, Hocus Pocus, The First Wives Club, The Stepford Wives, Then She Found

Me and The Women.

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Bette Midler wowed onlookers along with her immature appearance and ringing as she created her huge entrance on the red carpet at the 91st Oscars awards.

The two-time Best Actress Academy Award nominee is singing The Place Where Lost Things Go from Mary Poppins Returns during Sunday’s live ceremony.Bette Midler

The track is appointive within the Best Original Song class within the Emily Blunt sequel that has won over audiences worldwide.

Bette announced she would sing the song on Monday – Emily performed the track in the film – and told her 1.54 million Twitter followers she was “so excited”. Bette Midler

She began her career on stage in Off-Off-Broadway plays before graduating to Great White Way.

 

Curly-haired Bette took on the role of Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof between 1966 and 1969.

 

Over future decade, she released several studio albums before finding fame on the small screen in The Rose in 1979.

 

Since then, Bette has asterisked in varied movies together with Down and go into urban center (1986), Beaches (1988) and The Stepford Wives (2004).

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She earned Associate in Nursing Oscar nomination for Best actor within the Rose in 1980 and For The Boys in 1991.

 

But the multi-talented star is additionally a Grammy-award winner and a Hollywood Walk of Fame recipient.Bette Midler

 

The celebrated human has won unnumerable gongs for her comedy and selection roles.

Why is Bette Midler singing tonight?Bette Midler
Bette is a long-term pal of The Place Where Lost Things Go composer Marc Shaiman.
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He can accompany her on piano rather than Emily Blunt, who has previously revealed she has a fear of singing in front of live audiences.

 

When Bette unconcealed she would be singing at the Oscars, Shaiman took to Facebook to reveal his heart was “exploding” with pride.

 

He wrote: “Shaiman wrote on Facebook: “As a baby of the ’60s, I grew up obsessed with the ‘Mary Poppins’ soundtrack, learning everything about songwriting and film scoring from it.Bette Midler

 

“As a youngster within the ’70s, I became obsessed with new star Bette Midler, who fate amazingly led me to, resulting in our 40-year relationship.Bette Midler

 

“Could I even have ever unreal that sooner or later Bette Midler would sing a song I co-wrote with Scott Wittman for a sequel to ‘Mary Poppins’ at the Academy Awards?!

My heart is exploding.”

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Watch Bette Midler perform ‘The Place Where Lost Things Go’ at the Oscars 2019
25 February 2019, 13:59
Midler stood in for Emily Blunt at this year’s Oscars ceremony, singing ‘The Place Where Lost Things Go’ from Mary Poppins Returns – and she did an absolutely sterling job.
Bette Midler, herself a two-time Best Actress nominee, stepped in for Emily Blunt at last night’s Oscars ceremony.Bette Midler
Accompanied by friend and Mary Poppins Returns composer Marc Shaiman on piano, Midler performed ‘The Place Where Lost Things Go’ with warmth and grace.
The song, by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, is performed by actress Emily Blunt in the sequel to Mary Poppins and was nominated for Best Original Song at the ceremony.
The pair later lost out to ‘Shallow’, the title track from A Star is Born written by Lady Gaga and Marc Ronson.Bette Midler
Watch: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper perform ‘Shallow’ at the Oscars >
Bette Midler at the 91st Annual Academy Awards Bette Midler at the 91st Annual Academy Awards. Picture: Getty
Emily Blunt has said in recent interviews that she suffers from stage fright, revealing she was “intimidated” by the idea of filling Julie Andrews’ shoes in her singing role in Mary Poppins Returns.Bette Midler
She did not attend the ceremony, after receiving no nominations for her performance in Mary Poppins Returns or A Quiet Place.
Midler, a long-time friend of composer Marc Shaiman, announced the news that she would be “chanteusing” (that’s singing) the track on Twitter last Sunday

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