The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Adam Levine is the first musical artist confirmed for this year’s Oscars. The Grammy winning singer/songwriter will take the stage to perform “Lost Stars,” the Oscar-nominated original song from Begin Again. Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois wrote the song and Levine performed it in the music-driven romantic drama which he co-starred in along with Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo.
“Adam Levine is an exceptional and dynamic artist. We’re thrilled to have him make his Oscars stage debut this year,” said Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil MeronZadan and Meron.
This year’s Original Song nominees also include “Everything Is Awesome” from The Lego Movie, “Glory” from Selma, “Grateful” from Beyond the Lights, and “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me.
The 2015 Academy Awards will take place on February 22nd and will air live on ABC. The 87th Oscars will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.
-By Rebecca Murray
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