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Entertainment Elton John and Cynthia Erivo to perform at Oscars

16:05  24 january  2020
16:05  24 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

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“Stand Up” from “Harriet”: performed by Cynthia Erivo ; music and lyrics by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Erivo . The show will also feature a special For the second consecutive year, the Oscars will go hostless. ABC Entertainment boss Karey Burke announced earlier this month at the Television Critics

Oscars 2020: Elton John , Idina Menzel to Perform . Erivo , who is the only person of color nominated in the acting categories for Harriet, will perform “Stand Up” “Let It Go” went on to win the Oscar at the 2014 telecast, which featured the infamous moment when John Travolta introduced her

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Sir Elton John and Cynthia Erivo are among the stars who will perform at this year's Academy Awards.

The 72-year-old singer will take to the stage at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre on February 9th to perform '(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again' from his biopic 'Rocketman', and 'Harriet' star Cynthia - who is up for the Actress in a Leading Role gong for her portrayal of abolitionist Harriet Tubman - will sing 'Stand Up' from the motion picture. 

Randy Newman will sing 'I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away', from 'Toy Story 4', 'Frozen II' star Idina Menzel is to perform 'Into the Unknown' from the animated movie alongside Aurora, and Chrissy Metz is to sing 'I'm Standing With You' from 'Breakthrough'.

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Elton John , Randy Newman and Cynthia Erivo will perform their Best Original Song-nominated tracks at this year’s Oscars , the Academy announced Thursday. Idina Menzel with Aurora and Chrissy Metz are also booked for the 2020 Academy Awards, airing live on February 9th.

Elton John , Randy Newman and Cynthia Erivo will perform their Best Original Song-nominated tracks at this year’s Oscars , the Academy announced Thursday. Idina Menzel with Aurora and Chrissy Metz are also booked for the 2020 Academy Awards, airing live on February 9th. John will deliver his

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All five are nominated in the Original Song category and as well as the quintet, Questlove will make a special appearance, and there will be a guest-conducted segment by Eímear Noone, who is the first woman to conduct during an Oscars telecast.

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'Joker' leads the nominations for this year's Academy Awards with 11 nods, including one for Best Picture accolade, alongside 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood', '1917', 'Ford v Ferrari', 'The Irishman', 'Jojo Rabbit', 'Little Women', 'Marriage Story', and 'Parasite'.

All thee of the most nominated films have also scored places on the Best Director shortlist for Todd Phillips ('Joker'), Quentin Tarantino ('Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'), and Sam Mendes ('1917'), alongside Bong Joon-ho for 'Parasite' and 'The Irishman' helmer Martin Scorsese.

  Cynthia Erivo attends the 2020 Santa Barbara International Film Festival Virtuosos Award on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Santa Barbara, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) © AP Cynthia Erivo attends the 2020 Santa Barbara International Film Festival Virtuosos Award on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Santa Barbara, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Joaquin Phoenix - who has already won a string of awards for his performance in 'Joker' - is up for the Actor in a Leading Role award alongside Antonio Banderas ('Pain and Glory'), Leonardo DiCaprio ('Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'), Adam Driver ('Marriage Story'), and The Two Popes' Jonathan Pryce.

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“And the Oscar goes to…Parasite.” With those six words, and a very pregnant pause, Jane Fonda ushered in a new era for the Academy Awards. In its 92-year history, the Oscars had never awarded Best Picture to a film not in the English language; heck, they’d never even nominated a film from South Korea for Best International Feature, shunning Oldboy, Mother, Burning, and more. And its shock victory was not only a win for Asian culture, South Korea, the international community, and on-screen diversity, but also originality.

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