Barbra Streisand live in concert on Channel 999

DIRECTV presents Barbra Streisand Live in Concert in its concert series this weekend.

Starting yesterday and concluding tomorrow on Channel 999, fans can get front row seats to the best of Barbra captured Live in Concert.

Streisand is world renowned for thrilling audiences with her magical performances, her supreme vocal talent and setting box office records.  Recorded at her Fort Lauderdale sold-out show, this concert highlights Barbra’s record-breaking 2006 North American tour and features special guest multi-platinum recording artists, II Divo. Fans will revel in Barbra’s signature songs and all time classics, “The Way We Were”, “My Man”, “Don’t Rain on My Parade” while experiencing 10 tracks never-before-seen on film including “Unusual Way”, “When the Sun Comes Out”, and “My Shining Hour” all of which are the first time Barbra has ever performed them either in the studio or live.

Barbra Streisand is the music industry’s number one best-selling female artist with 50 Gold, 30 Platinum and 13 Multi-Platinum albums to her credit. She is second in the all-time charts, ahead of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, exceeded only by Elvis. She continues to be the highest album-selling female recording artist ever, with 29 having achieved top ten status. Barbra remains the only artist to have received Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, Cable Ace, and Peabody awards, and the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.

DIRECTV customers get front row seats to America’s most cherished diva this weekend on Channel 999. This is a must-see program for any Streisand fan. The blend of intimacy and showiness in her voice turns her performance into portraits of the heart and mind in self-discovery.

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