Oscar show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced John Legend and Common are confirmed to perform “Glory” during the 87th Academy Awards. Common and Legend co-wrote the Oscar nominated original song from Selma and performed it on the film’s soundtrack.
“Common and John Legend are artists who have always lifted our spirits and made us think,” said Zadan and Meron. “The Oscar stage is that much more profound because of their presence and we welcome them.”
The producers previously announced Adam Levine will be performing the Oscar nominated song “Lost Stars” from Begin Again during the Oscar broadcast. The other nominated songs in the Original Song category are “Everything Is Awesome” from The Lego Movie, “Grateful” from Beyond the Lights, and “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me.
The 2015 Academy Awards will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris and will air live on ABC on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 4pm PT/7pm ET.
-By Rebecca Murray
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