The 87th Academy Awards is coming closer. With the biggest award inching close, the producers of the show have released the performers who will take the stage on fire during the ceremony.
Since a few days, we have been getting the names of performers who will take the Oscar 2015 stage.Show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron first released the name of Adam Levine who will perform Oscar nominated song, 'Lost Stars'.
The three confirmed acts are all up for best original song; Adam Levine (Lost Stars from Begin Again), Rita Ora (Grateful from Beyond the Lights) and John legend (Glory from Selma). John will perform Glory with Common.
Tim McGraw has been roped in to perform for Glen Campbell's Oscar-nominated "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" as Campbell's Alzheimer is getting worse so he can't attend.
The 87th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. Here are the confirmed Oscar performers for 2015.
Adam Levine- 'Lost Stars': The Maroon 5 singer is going to perform at the Oscar for the first time. "Adam Levine is an exceptional and dynamic artist. We're thrilled to have him make his Oscars stage debut this year," said Zadan and Meron. "Lost Stars," written by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois for the film 'Begin Again' is nominated for Original Song. Handsome Adam Levine made his feature film acting debut in 'Begin Again' which is directed by John Carney and also stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo.
John Legend and Common- 'Glory': Oscar nominated song, 'Glory' from 'Selma' will be performed by John Legend and Common at the ceremony. "Common and John Legend are artists who have always lifted our spirits and made us think," said Zadan and Meron. "Glory," is written by John Stephens (a.k.a. John Legend) and Lonnie Lynn (a.k.a. Common).
Rita Ora- 'Grateful': Rita Ora's Oscar nominated song, 'Grateful' from 'Beyond the Lights' is also going to make the viewers and stars hum during the ceremony. International recording artist, Rita Ora, will make her Oscar stage debut this year. The mixture of her incredible voice and glamour makes a perfect combination for our show," show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.
Tim McGraw for Glen Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You': Tim will perform for Glen Campbell's Oscar-nominated "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" due to Campbell's Alzheimer disease for which he can't attend the ceremony. "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" is the final song of the legendary entertainer's 60-year career, written and recorded for his 2014 documentary, Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me.