Oscar Awards, as we all know are regarded and considered as one of the most prestigious and notable awards in the Industry of Art and Entertainment, worldwide. The awards, certainly, are the actual International recognition and honor given for Excellence and brilliance in cinematic successes. Also known as Academy Awards, these are presented at a live ceremony and are showcased on television. The event usually takes place in the month of March. It is an extravagant event wherein the invited guests walk down the red carpet wearing the best outfits of some of the most prominent and well-known fashion designers of the industry.
Talking about the nominees, the artists who happen to get themselves nominated for the best original song, most often get to perform the song live in the ceremony.
The Oscar Awards are one of the longest and oldest-running awards and gather the interest of billions of viewers, every year, throughout the globe.
The good news is, the Oscar nominees for the best original songs are back and there is an aura of enthusiasm in the atmosphere, altogether.
Well, at present, some of the most celebrated stars are appearing in the headlines for being confirmed to perform at the Academy Awards, 2022. The first one out of all the performers to take the stage at the ceremony is Beyonce. The audience can fasten their seatbelts as one of their favorite celebrities is completely ready to set the stage on fire with some good amount of energy. Along with her, three of the finest stars, too, are performing in the awards. Likewise, they too are the nominees for the best original song.
The nominees and performances
It is being announced by the Academy of motion picture Arts and Sciences that Beyonce, Reba McEntire, Billie Eilish and Finneas and Sebastian Yatrawill perform four of the five original songs that are being nominated for Oscars this year.
The announcement surely stands as a piece of thrilling news for their fans all over the world.
Beyonce is nominated for the song ‘Be Alive’ from King Richard and will perform this song at the awards along with her co-writer, Dixson. The viewers will see Beyonce performing live after whole two years. It was in the year 2017 when she last gave a live performance at the Grammy Awards where she sang ‘Sandcastles’ and ‘LoveDrought’ from her album named ‘Lemonade.’
It was on three previous Oscar occasions, where Beyonce has performed till now. It was in 2005 when she sang 3 of the 5 best-nominated songs. Furthermore, the tremendously remarkable artist performed in the year 2007and 2009.
Next up we have is Billie and her brother who will be performing ‘No Time To Die’ from the bond film. Interestingly, ‘No time to die’ has already been doing great as it has won some good number of Awards this season, including the Critics Choice Award and the Golden Globe Award. Not only this, the song has appreciatively grabbed the Grammys Award the previous year.
Sebastian Yatra will be performing ‘Dos Oruguitas’ from the Disney movie named, ‘Encanto.’ It is Linmanuel Miranda’s music and the lyrics too are written by him. The talented man has been nominated for the second time after his song ‘How far I’ll go’ from Moana in 2017. Interestingly, this will be Sebastian’s first-ever live performance on the Oscar Awards Telecast, whereas, the othersare undoubtedly the Oscar show masters.
‘Somehow you’ll do’ will be sung by Reba Mcentire from the Drama named, ‘Four good days.’ The song is starring Mila kunis and Glenn Close. Dianne Warren has written and composed this beautiful song. This is his 13th nomination for the best original song at the Academy Awards this year.
Lastly, the fifth song being nominated for the best original song category is ‘Down to Joy’ from Belfast. It is composed and written by Van Morrison. Well, this could be quite a saddening piece of information for his fans, that due to his rigorous tour schedule, the man won’t be able to make it to the event and perform at the Oscars this year.
“Van Morrison was invited to perform his nominated song but will not attend the Awards due to his tour schedule, therefore ‘Down to Joy’ will not be performed on the broadcast.”Says a source from the Academy.
Earlier, it was also said that one more song from ‘Encanto’, ‘We don’t talk about Bruno’ which was not even submitted for Oscar nomination will, however, for the very first time, be performed live in the event.
A step forward
The assembly supervising the Oscars is trying its best to make the event accessible to individuals who are deaf and are hearing-impaired. ASL, that is, the American Sign Language provided by certified and expert deaf interpreters along with the Audio description will be conveniently available throughout the entire live broadcast. This, indeed, is an extraordinarily great step taken up by the organizing board.
The viewers will be able to see the live show in 200 territories all over the world.
The much-awaited 94th Academy Awards will take place on the 27th of March,2022, that is, Sunday. Will Packer and Shyla Cowan will be producing the awards. Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes will be hosting the wonderful event.
Along with the already mentioned musicians, a good number of reputed celebrities will too be seen walking down the red carpet. Some of the nominees include Will Smith, Javier Bardem, Denzel Washington and many more.
The Oscar enthusiasts are anxiously waiting for the event to take place. The team is absolutely ready to present the reputed Awards, yet again with the best of stars. Keep your eyes peeled as the winner is just around the corner. All that is left to be seen is a trophy in the hands of the victor.