“Awesome” news from Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron: The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone) and Tegan and Sara will be teaming up to perform “Everything is Awesome” on the 87th Academy Awards. The pop duo and the comedy music trio’s recording of “Everything Is Awesome,” the Oscar nominated song from The LEGO Movie, has sold more than half a million copies just in the U.S.
“Tegan and Sara and The Lonely Island?…..Everything Is Awesome, indeed. This is certainly an ‘Only on the Oscars’ moment,” said Zadan and Meron.
This year’s other nominees in the original songs category include “Glory” from Selma, “Grateful” from Beyond the Lights, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me, and “Lost Stars” from Begin Again.
The 2015 Oscars will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris and on February 22nd in Hollywood.