Ellen DeGeneres will host the Oscars 2014

Ellen DeGeneres/Instagram

The announcement was made by Ellen DeGeneres on Friday on her account on the social network Twitter.

“It’s official: I’m hosting the #Oscars!”

It will be the second time DeGeneres will present the Oscars. She also hosted the 2007 edition.

The 86th Oscar awards gala will be held on March 2, 2014.