Oscars 2018: Mary J Blige, Sufjan Stevens, Common and more to perform

Mary J Blige Walk of Fame Honor

The 90th Oscars, which will air March 4, announced its lineup of performers Friday morning (February 23), and the roster could double as its own mini-festival.

We now know who will be taking the stage for musical reasons at the upcoming 90th Academy Awards ceremony.

Keala Settle is set to perform "This Is Me", which was written by La La Land songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

Blige will celebrate being the first person to be nominated for an acting award and an award for best original song in the same year by performing the song "Mighty River", which she wrote for "Mudbound" with Raphael Saadiq and Taura Stinson.

Get excited! It's been revealed that each Oscar-nominated artist for Best Original Song - including Mary J. Blige and Common - will take the stage to perform at the 2018 award show.

Winter storm moves in Saturday
There could be some light freezing drizzle mixed in with the snow at times, but little or no ice accumulation is expected. Forecasters say there will be reduced visibility at times with winds gusting as a high as 30 miles per hour .

Common and Andra Day will perform "Stand Up for Something" from Marshall, which Common co-wrote with Diane Warren. The song was written Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who shared an Oscar previous year for the lyrics to "City of Stars" from "La La Land". Karen O was nominated for "The Moon Song" from Her and performed the song with Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig at2013's Oscars, but of course lost to Frozen's omnipresent "Let It Go".

During the evening, Miguel will perform Coco's "Remember Me" alongside Gael García Bernal and Natalia LaFourcade. In 2015 he and John Legend performed "Glory" from the film "Selma".

Stevens will make his Oscars debut with "Mystery of Love", from Luca Guadagnino's "Call Me by Your Name".

This year promises to have one of the most unpredictable Best Picture winners in years, and I'd bet on some other surprises along the way.

Related News:

  • Siberian winds to bring 'significant snow' to UK

    But while Northern Ireland should expect cold temperatures the weather will be crisp and dry through the weekend and into next week.
    Low-fat diet as effective as low-carb for losing weight

    Low-fat diet as effective as low-carb for losing weight

    After one year, both groups demonstrated significant weight loss even though they didn't worry about their calorie intake. It's often considered common knowledge that in order to lose weight, you should start by reducing your calorie intake.
    Fergie's national anthem performance raises eyebrows

    Fergie's national anthem performance raises eyebrows

    At the very least, Fergie now recognizes that the final representation of her performance was actually not the sound she intended. Grammy winning singer Fergie opened the show with the National Anthem , and people immediately hated her rendition .
  • Oprah Winfrey Shrugs Off Donald Trump's Claim Of Insecurity & '60 Minutes' Bias

    Oprah Winfrey Shrugs Off Donald Trump's Claim Of Insecurity & '60 Minutes' Bias

    Winfrey "insecure" on February 18 and said that he hopes she runs for president "so she can be exposed and defeated". Winfrey discovered his attack the next morning, she said on Ellen DeGeneres' show Thursday.
    Winter Olympics 2018: Russian curler Krushelnitckii professes innocence

    Winter Olympics 2018: Russian curler Krushelnitckii professes innocence

    A ban for Krushelnitsky could result in Russian Federation losing its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Games. In 2016, the year of the ban, more than 100 Russian athletes were found to be using the substance.
    Israel to sell natural gas to Egypt in 'historic' deal

    Israel to sell natural gas to Egypt in 'historic' deal

    The export agreements are conditional upon receipt of regulatory and government approvals in Israel and in Egypt . However, they are looking at using a pipeline that previously.
  • Assault on Delhi Chief Secretary: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested

    Assault on Delhi Chief Secretary: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested

    Chief Secretary was called for a meeting late at night; CM, Dy CM & MLAs were there, when CS reached he was roughed up. We will continue to work for the welfare of Delhi's public, but we will work with a black badge.

    "Petro" Cryptocurrency Pre-Sale Raises $735M USD, Venezuela's President Claims

    Speaking at the launch on Tuesday, Maduro claimed that the currency is meant to help solve his country's grave economic problems. Though the government move attracted criticisms within the country and outside, the establishment was not anxious about it.
    Kamal Haasan Floats His Political Party

    Kamal Haasan Floats His Political Party

    There have been several examples of former actors who have left a mark in politics in Tamil Nadu . Haasan has starred in a film titled 'Nammavar .' "It is the name of a film.
  • Jimmy Butler carried off floor after non-contact knee injury

    The Rockets were without guard Eric Gordon due to an illness, while Trevor Ariza made his return after a nine-game injured spell. In their previous three meetings, Houston overwhelmed Minnesota from beyond the arc, making 19.5 3-pointers per game.
    Kate Middleton gets tattoo during Sunderland trip

    Kate Middleton gets tattoo during Sunderland trip

    Kate also asked if she could take a pack of bindis home for Princess Charlotte . "She smiled, I'm sure it was fine". As she and William mingled with nominees Allison Janney and Daniel Kaluuya , "she felt confident", says a source.
    University strikes: Surrey students call on Vice-Chancellor to lobby UUK

    University strikes: Surrey students call on Vice-Chancellor to lobby UUK

    The spokesman continued: "The changes proposed will make USS secure and sustainable, safeguarding the future of universities". According to Hermione the University of Surrey campus is very divided on its opinions of the strike action.

Most liked

Oil Jumps as Surprise US Supply Drop Dispels Shale Boom Fears
The price of the commodity has been seeing a softer run this past couple of days as the greenback continues with its bullish run. Still, the effort could come under strain if any one country relents, and USA shale production is another threat.

Barclays took a hit of £127m following Carillion collapse
Banking fees - including from M&A advisory and debt and equity underwriting - fell 7% from a year ago to £605m. So, would a continuation of rising revenue in the United States cards business and the UK retail bank.

Delhi Chief Secretary Assault Case: AAP lawmaker Prakash Jarwal arrested
Prakash claims to have been assaulted on Monday night at Chief Minister Arvind Kejrirwal's resdience during an official meeting. While the IAS association announced a strike, the Congress demanded an apology from the Congress.

Major study finds antidepressants are effective
Some are more effective than others, but all were more effective than a placebo, and even a placebo was better than nothing. Something that may work for one person may have a completely different reaction for someone else.

Missouri Governor Arrested, Indicted On Felony Charge
In a statement with his wife, he noted that "there was a time when he was unfaithful" and that it was "a deeply personal mistake". In a statement after the indictment, the Republican governor was defiant and attacked the prosecutor who brought the charge.

Billy Graham to lie in honor in Capitol Rotunda
Graham was perhaps one of the most famous ministers ever, appearing on television, radio and internet shows across the globe. He had given his life to the Lord as a Bible college student where he accepted the Lord's promise of eternal life.

Meghalaya: PM Modi to visit Garo Hills on Feb 22
Gandhi's statements come in the wake of Punjab National Bank fraud case, involving businessmen Nirav Deepak Modi and Mehul Chinubhai Choksi.

Trump Administration Proposes Non-ACA Compliant, Short-Term Insurance Plans
Administration officials say the goal is to provide cheaper options for Americans who can't find an affordable plan through Obamacare.

Daniel Ricciardo claims RB14 has shown 'encouraging signs'
Honestly, unless there's stuff above, I don't see any issues at all on a flat track. So far I can see fine with the Halo.

Metal Gear Survive's Launch Trailer Shows Big Baddies and Base Building
Metal Gear Survive is a spin off from the main Metal Gear Solid V story that takes place in a odd alternative universe. Konami developers are working on an update to fix this problem - Metal Gear Survive Update 1 .02.

Supreme Court disqualifies Sharif as PML-N chief
Sharif and some of his family members are facing charges relating to their ownership of posh properties in London. He said the PML-N should now accept the verdict, elect a new leader and "let politics progress".

Funeral parade held for Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai
The President urged Zimbabweans to remain united ahead of elections due by July this year. Tsvangirai will be buried in his rural home of Buhera, in eastern Zimbabwe, on Tuesday.

White House: New policy won't affect Trump's son-in-law
Kushner's ability to continue to do the very important work he has been assigned by the president", Lowell said last week. Abbe Lowell, Kushner's lawyer, said the senior official "has done more than what is expected of him in this process".

Police Officer Shot Dead by Murder Suspect During Standoff
The Mobile Police Department has named Justin Billa as Officer of the Month for June 2016. It's unclear if he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound or was shot by police.

Gujarat municipal elections: BJP retains power in 47 seats, Congress wins 16
The civic polls which took place on Saturday saw a voter turnout of 64.4 per cent and cover 28 districts of Gujarat . The two district panchayats going to the polls, Banaskantha and Kheda, are both with the BJP.