Oscars: Sara Bareilles to Give 'In Memoriam' Performance

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Jimmy Kimmel is hosting the live telecast.

Sara Bareilles will give the 'In Memoriam' performance at this year's Oscar ceremony, it was announced Thursday.

After the Grammy winner sings over a presentation of a select number of late filmmakers, artists and executives on the show, Oscars.com will have an extended photo gallery that recognizes more than 200 individuals.

Bareilles recently was nominated for a Tony for her work on the Broadway musical Waitress, for which she composed the music and lyrics. She will soon make her stage debut in the musical, taking over the lead role from Tony winner Jessie Mueller.

Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 89th Academy Awards, which will air live on ABC on Sunday beginning at 5:30 p.m. PT/8:30 p.m. ET.



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