One of the greatest new voices of our time–Aurora has wisely been chosen to perform at the 92nd Oscars this year, who was also intelligently picked for the soundtrack of the blockbuster new Disney film, Frozen II. The Oscars are always exciting to watch, but with Aurora, now adds something very special.
92ND OSCARS® PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED
(partial list; additional performers to be announced)
Cynthia Erivo, Oscar® winner Elton John, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz and Oscar winner Randy Newman will perform this year’s nominated songs at the 92nd Oscars® ceremony, show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain announced this week. The Oscars will air live Sunday, February 9, on ABC.
“We’re excited to have an incredible group of nominees and performers who will deliver one-of-a-kind music moments you will only see on the Oscars,” said Howell Taylor and Allain.
This year’s Original Song nominees and performers are as follows (in alphabetical order by song title):
“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from “Toy Story 4” – Performed by Randy Newman
Music and Lyric by Randy Newman
“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman” – Performed by Elton John
Music by Elton John; Lyric by Bernie Taupin
“I’m Standing With You” from “Breakthrough” – Performed by Chrissy Metz
Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
“Into The Unknown” from “Frozen II” – Performed by Idina Menzel and AURORA
Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
“Stand Up” from “Harriet” – Performed by Cynthia Erivo
Music and Lyric by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo
In addition to the five nominated song performances, the show will feature a special appearance by Questlove and a guest-conducted segment by Eímear Noone. Noone is the first woman to conduct during an Oscars telecast.
The 92nd Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. “Oscars: Live on the Red Carpet” will air at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. The Oscars will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
Video above used with kind courtesy of AMPAS (c) 2019, 2020, all rights reserved. Video of Aurora used with kind courtesy of UMG (on behalf of Walt Disney Records); BMI – Broadcast Music Inc., (c) 2020 all rights reserved, and “Forgotten Love,” Downtown Music Publishing, Abramus Digital, BMI – Broadcast Music Inc., AMRA, LatinAutor, ASCAP, and 11 Music Rights Societies, Director: Josh Goleman, Producer: Hailey Rovner, 2020, all rights reserved.