Oscars: Mary J. Blige, Sufjan Stevens, Keala Settle to Perform
Common, Andra Day, Gael Garcia Bernal, Natalia Lafourcade and Miguel will also take the stage at the 90th Academy Awards.
Mary J. Blige, Sufjan Stevens and Keala Settle are all set to perform at this year's Oscars ceremony.
Gael Garcia Bernal, Miguel, Natalia Lafourcade, Common and Andra Day have also been tapped to perform. All of the songs the artists will perform are nominated for best original song.
“We’re excited to have these talented artists showcase the powerful contribution music makes to filmmaking,” said producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd in a statement. “It’s a privilege to welcome them to the 90th Oscars stage.”
Blige, who is also nominated for best supporting actress, will perform the song "Mighty River" from the film Mudbound. Sufjan Stevens is singing "Mystery of Love," which he wrote for the best-picture nominee Call Me by Your Name. Keala Settle is taking on "This Is Me" from The Greatest Showman, written by the songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (who won an Oscar for "City of Stars" from La La Land last year). Common and Andra Day are performing the rapper and Diane Warren's song "Stand Up for Something" from Marshall. Common won the Oscar for best original song in 2015 for "Glory" from Selma, which he co-wrote with John Legend. Lafourcade, Bernal and Miguel are all performing "Remember Me" from Coco, which is nominated for best animated feature.
The 90th annual Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will air live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4 at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET.
Feb. 23, 10:40 a.m. Updated to include that Diane Warren is also nominated for "Stand Up for Something."