Lady Gaga to Perform at the Oscars

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Six-time Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Lady Gaga will make a special tribute performance 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.

“Lady Gaga is a once in a lifetime artist whose musical evolution keeps growing,” say Zadan and Meron. “We are proud to have her perform on the Oscars for the very first time.”

Since breaking in 2008, Lady Gaga has sold over 27 million albums, 130 million singles, and over 4 million tickets globally to her award-winning live performances. Her most recent Grammy was received this week for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for “Cheek To Cheek,” her 2014 collaboration with Tony Bennett which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Gaga is the latest in a series of names recently announced by the Academy as part of the upcoming Oscars presentation. Also be on the lookout for musical segments from Jack Black, Anna Kendrick and Jennifer Hudson.

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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