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EntertainmentLin-Manuel Miranda Responds to Oscars Best-Song Performance Shocker

22:20  25 january  2019
22:20  25 january  2019 Source:   variety.com

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— Lin - Manuel Miranda (@ Lin _ Manuel ) January 25, 2019. The three other nominated tracks are “The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Miranda ’s own The Academy declined specific comment except to say no decision on song performances has been made yet, although a source said the decision to

Lin - Manuel Miranda (born January 16, 1980) is an American actor, singer, rapper, composer, producer, and playwright. He created and starred in the Broadway musicals In the Heights and

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“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has called the news of a mostly performance-less Oscars ceremony “disappointing.”

Variety exclusively learned that only two of this year’s five-Oscar nominated songs may be performed live at the Academy Awards show on Feb. 24. Sources said Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s “All the Stars” from “Black Panther” and Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” from “A Star Is Born” were chosen for performances on the telecast.

“The 1st time I stayed up to watch the Oscars, it was because I LOVED The Little Mermaid & they were going to sing songs from the movie I loved on The Oscars,” the “Mary Poppins Returns” star tweeted. “If true, and Poppins’ song won’t be performed, truly disappointing. Hostless AND music-less? To quote Kendrick: Damn.”

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Lin - Manuel Miranda introduced the 16-year-old star of the Oscar -nominated film Moana, Auli'i Cravalho, with a rap performance leading into her first-ever Oscar appearance. As Miranda exited the stage, the curtains opened to reveal Cravalho, dressed in a red gown, as she performed the

ABC News' Chris Connelly talks to Lin - Manuel Miranda about his 2017 Oscar nomination for original song for Следующее. Lin - Manuel Miranda Wrote Songs for 'Moana' With Son by His Side Lin - Manuel Miranda Raps Intro to Auli’i Cravalho's Performance of 'Moana' Song | Oscars 2017

The three other nominated tracks are “The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Miranda’s own “Mary Poppins Returns,” “I’ll Fight” from “RBG,” and “When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings” from “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.”

The Academy declined specific comment except to say no decision on song performances has been made yet, although a source said the decision to reduce the performances is to follow this year’s mandate of limiting the show to three hours.

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The following is a list of awards and nominations received by American playwright, composer, and performer Lin - Manuel Miranda . Among his numerous accolades, Miranda has won a Pulitzer Prize, three Tony Awards, three Grammys, an Emmy

Lin - Manuel Miranda says the Academy only airing two Best Song nominees at the Oscars would be 'truly disappointing'. By Brian Gallagher For News that that only two of the five songs will be performed on the telecast - Kendrick Lamar and SZA's All the Stars and Lady Gaga's Shallow from A

The ceremony is also currently set to go host-less, after comedian Kevin Hart stepped down following controversy over his past homophobic tweets.

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