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Muppet or an 'Awww maaaan!'?: Oscars to reportedly nix Best Original Song performances

7 February 2012 11:25 AM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Haven’t you heard? Life’s a happy song! Unless, of course, you were hoping to sing that happy song on stage at the Academy Awards. According to Deadline, the Oscars are not having performances from either of this year’s Best Original Song nominees. That means no Bret McKenzie (or Jason Segel) doing a duet with Walter (or Jim Parsons) on their song from The Muppets, “Man or Muppet,” or a bouncy number from legendary Brazilian musician Sérgio Mendes and the nominated song from Rio, “Real in Rio.”

While Deadline reports that the decision to not have musical numbers »

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