Dame Shirley Bassey to appear at the Academy Awards

Dame Shirley Bassey performs during the 21st birthday celebration of the Rainforest Fund at Carnegie Hall in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) – Dame Shirley Bassey, who recorded the theme songs for the James Bond films "Goldfinger," "Diamonds Are Forever" and "Moonraker," will make her first appearance at the Academy Awards this month, the show's producers said on Friday. Bassey, whose career has spanned more than six decades, will perform at the awards show on February 24 in Los Angeles, along with others including Adele, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand. …