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Kelly Rowland added as co-host of the Oscars pre-show

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02/15/2013 by Kristina Lopez

Grammy Award-winning singer Kelly Rowland joins Kristin Chenoweth, Entertainment Weekly Managing Editor Jess Cagle and "Good Morning America" co-anchor Lara Spencer as a co-host the official Oscar pre-show, it was announced on Friday, February 15.

"The Oscars Red Carpet Live" will air on February 24 at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET on ABC, an hour before the 2013 Oscars.

"Thank you @TheAcademy for inviting me to host the #Oscars Red Carpet show," Rowland Tweeted shortly after the news was announced. "I can't wait! Tune in February 24!"

The Oscars pre-show will also include an appearance by "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts.

Rowland is likely best known for being a member of the group Destiny's Child, which also included Beyonce Knowles and Michelle Williams. Although the group has been on hiatus for some time, all three reunited at the Super Bowl during Beyonce's half-time show. Check out photos here.

The group also released a song called "Nuclear" last month, which marked their first new recording since 2004. The song is a single for the group's compilation album "Love Songs."

Rowland, 32, has also released three solo albums and she has an upcoming album called "Talk a Good Game" that is set for release sometime this year.

For all your Oscars coverage, check out Oscar.com as well as OTRC.com's Oscars page.

Check out a full list of 2013 Oscar nominations. and Download the official Oscars App.

Check out the My Picks 2013 Official Oscar Ballot. You can make your picks before and during the Oscars.

NOTE - TV VIEWERS:

Before the ABC network's "Oscars Red Carpet Live" special on February 24, you can watch even more pre-Oscars coverage. Tune into the two-hour show "On The Red Carpet at the Oscars," which will air between 1:30 p.m. PT and 4 p.m. PT (5 p.m. PT and 7 p.m. PT) on select ABC stations and other channels worldwide (check your local listings) and will feature "On The Red Carpet" host Rachel Smith and George Pennacchio of parent company KABC Television.

NOTE - ONLINE VIEWERS

You can also watch OTRC.com's live pre-Oscars show online on February 24 at 1:30 p.m. PT / 4:30 p.m. ET. Lawrence Zarian and Tina Malave are the hosts and they will be joined by a special guest -- "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Brandi Glanville.

(OTRC.com, parent company KABC Television and the ABC Television Network are owned by the Walt Disney Company.

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