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Jennifer Hudson to perform at Oscars

Jennifer Hudson is the latest music name to be confirmed for this year's Oscars.

The singer and actress will take to the stage to perform at the ceremony at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre on February 22.

The former American Idol star will take part in a musical number.

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron commented:

"We're creating several musical sequences for the Oscars and we couldn't be happier that our friend, Jennifer Hudson, will be performing in one of them."

Hudson won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award in 2007 for her role in Dreamgirls.

Other acts due to perform at the Oscars include Rita Ora and Adam Levine.

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