Canadian star Celine Dion will perform a new song at the Academy Awards later this month (FEB07) during a tribute to legendary composer Ennio Morricone.
Morricone will be receiving an honorary Oscar at the 25 February (07) ceremony for lifetime achievement.
According to E! Online, lyrics have been written especially for Dion's performance of Morricone's score from Once Upon a Time in America.
A source confirms, "The lyrics have never been heard before."
The song may be included in Dion's upcoming English-language album, which is expected to be released later this year.
The MY HEART WILL GO ON singer will also be part of a Morricone tribute album, which will be released later this month.
This will be Dion's fifth time performing at the Oscars.