It's hard to believe that this year is the first time Bette Midler will perform at the Oscars and before her much-anticipated performance, she walked the red carpet in a stunning red lace, custom Reem Acra gown. The singer looked absolutely stunning and even admitted to having a few fittings at the designers home before the show.

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Midler earned a pair of best actress Oscar nominations for her roles in "The Rose" (1979) and "For the Boys" (1991). This year is full of amazing performances including Pharrell, Pink, Idina Menzel, and many more!

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