It wouldn’t be the Oscars with out some high-wattage performances peppered all through the ceremony, and this Sunday’s Oscar ceremony appears poised to ship. Contemporary from headlining the Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present, a pregnant Rihanna will grace the Oscars to carry out her Oscar-nominated tune, “Carry Me Up,” from Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally. She’s not the one A-lister who’s set to carry out over the course of the ceremony, which airs this Sunday, March 12, on ABC. Lenny Kravitz has additionally been tapped to carry out in the course of the Oscars’ emotional “In Memoriam” phase.
The opposite greatest authentic tune nominees even have starry performers behind them. Speaking Heads frontman David Byrne shall be readily available to carry out “This Is a Life” from Every little thing All over the place All at As soon as with Son Lux, and greatest supporting actress nominee Stephanie Hsu stepping in for Mitski, who’s nominated for the tune. Honorary Oscar recipient Diane Warren will even be taking the stage to carry out her greatest authentic tune contender “Applause” from Inform It Like a Lady with Sofia Carson, and Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava are set to carry out the buzzy, earworm-y quantity “Naatu Naatu” from RRR. However there’s nonetheless no phrase on whether or not Oscar winner and final 12 months’s best-picture presenter Girl Gaga shall be on-site to carry out her Oscar-nominated tune “Maintain My Hand” from Prime Gun: Maverick.
Right here’s a full record of everybody formally introduced to carry out on the ninety fifth Academy Awards:
Rihanna is formally again in her performing period. After shocking hundreds of thousands on the Tremendous Bowl together with her effortlessly cool efficiency and her surprising being pregnant announcement, the pop star turned mogul turned Oscar nominee is returning to the stage on the Oscars to carry out her greatest authentic tune contender, “Carry Me Up,” from Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally. There’s no phrase on whether or not her fellow nominees Tems, Ryan Coogler, and Ludwig Göransson will be part of her.
4-time Grammy winner Lenny Kravitz has been tapped to ship the “In Memoriam” efficiency throughout this 12 months’s telecast.
David Byrne, Son Lux, and Stephanie Hsu
Although Mitski gained’t be current to carry out her Oscar-nominated tune, “This Is a Life” from Every little thing All over the place All at As soon as, she’s left it in good arms. Legendary musician David Byrne is performing it with experimental band Son Lux and greatest supporting actress nominee Stephanie Hsu, whose Broadway bona fides—she’s starred in SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical and Be Extra Chill on Broadway—greater than qualify her for the job.
Diane Warren and Sofia Carson
Fourteen-time nominee and newly minted honorary Oscar recipient Diane Warren shall be gracing the stage on Sunday to carry out her Oscar-nominated quantity “Applause” from Inform It Like a Lady. She’ll be joined by actress and singer Sofia Carson, who makes the uncommon leap from cohosting ABC’s Oscars crimson carpet present final 12 months to performing on the ceremony.
Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava
The catchiest greatest authentic tune contender “Naatu Naatu” from the smash hit Telugu-language historic epic RRR will get its second within the solar when Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava carry out the infectious quantity on the Oscars.