Common, John Legend to perform at Oscars
Singers Common and John Legend will perform their Oscar-nominated song ‘Glory’ at the 87th edition of Academy Awards.
Los Angeles: Singers Common and John Legend will perform their Oscar-nominated song ‘Glory’ at the 87th edition of Academy Awards.
Show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced the news Tuesday.
"Common and John Legend are artists who have always lifted our spirits and made us think The Oscar stage is that much more profound because of their presence and we welcome them," Zadan and Meron said in a joint statement.
‘Glory’, written by Legend and Common for the film ‘Selma’, is nominated for Original Song. The four other nominated songs are ‘Everything is awesome’ from ‘The Lego Movie’, ‘Grateful’ from ‘Beyond the Lights’, ‘I'm not gonna miss you’ from ‘Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me’ and ‘Lost stars’ from ‘Begin Again’.
The 87th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood.
The gala, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air Feb 22.