Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and actor Adam Levine will perform the Oscar-nominated song “Lost Stars” at the 87th annual Academy Awards, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC.
“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. The four other nominated songs are “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.
Levine is the lead singer for the group Maroon 5, which has received three Grammy Awards (two for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 2005 and 2007 and one for Best New Artist in 2004). Levine made his feature film acting debut in Begin Again, which is directed by John Carney and also stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo.
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 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars, produced by Zadan and Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
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