Mary J. Blige and Common set to perform at Oscars ceremony

This year's Oscar-nominated musicians are going to take the stage at the Academy Awards ceremony.Mary J. Blige...

Posted: Feb. 23, 2018 2:44 PM
Updated: Feb. 23, 2018 2:44 PM

This year's Oscar-nominated musicians are going to take the stage at the Academy Awards ceremony.

Mary J. Blige, Miguel, Gael Garc-a Bernal, Andra Day, Natalia LaFourcade, Keala Settle, Sufjan Stevens and Common will perform their original songs at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on March 4, when the motion picture academy kicks of its 90th Oscars ceremony.

"We're excited to have these talented artists showcase the powerful contribution music makes to filmmaking," the show's producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced in a statement on Friday. "It's a privilege to welcome them to the 90th Oscars stage."

Blige will perform "Mighty River" from "Mudbound," the Oscar-nominated song she co-wrote with Raphael Saadiq and Taura Stinson. Blige is also nominated for best supporting actress for her role in "Mudbound." She is the first person to be nominated for both a performance and an original song in the same year.

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Common and Day will perform "Stand Up For Something" from "Marshall" and Settle will perform "This is Me" from "The Greatest Showman."

Stevens will perform "Mystery of Love" from the film "Call Me by Your Name," and Bernal, LaFourcade and Miguel will perform "Remember Me" from "Coco."

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