Blige, Day, Lafourcade, Common among Oscars music performers

February 23, 2018
FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018 file photo, Common, left, and Diane Warren pose at the 90th Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Common and Warren are nominated for best original song for the film “Marshall.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The original singers of the year’s five Oscar-nominated songs will reprise their performances live on the Oscar stage.

Academy Awards producers said Friday that supporting actress nominee Mary J. Blige, Common, Andra Day, Gael Garcia Bernal, Miguel, Natalia Lafourcade, Keala Settle and Sufjan Stevens will perform during the March 4 ceremony.

Blige will sing “Mighty River” from “Mudbound,” for which she is also nominated for supporting actress. Oscar-winner Common and Day will perform “Stand Up for Something” from “Marshall.” Bernal, Miguel and Lafourcade will sing “Remember Me” from “Coco.”

Settle is singing “The Greatest Showman” track “This is Me,” and Stevens will perform “Mystery of Love” from “Call Me by Your Name.”


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