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Beyonce, Billie Eilish among musical performers to take Oscars stage

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Beyonce, Billie Eilish among musical performers to take Oscars stage

Musician Billie Eilish attends the 94th Oscars Nominees Luncheon in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 7, 2022.

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Both Beyonce and Billie Eilish are competing in the category of best original song at the 2022 Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES, USA –  Music superstars Beyonce and Billie Eilish will perform their Oscar-nominated songs live at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 27, producers announced on Tuesday, March 22.

Beyonce will sing “Be Alive,” a song she co-wrote for the movie King Richard about the father of tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams, at the film industry honors on Sunday.

Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O’Connell will team for their James Bond theme No Time to Die.

Country music star Reba McEntire also will take the stage to sing “Somehow You Do,” a song written by Diane Warren for the movie Four Good Days. “Dos Oruguitas” from animated musical Encanto will be performed Sebastian Yatra.

All four are competing in the category of best original song at the Academy Awards ceremony that will take place in Hollywood and be broadcast on Walt Disney Co’s ABC.

The fifth nominee, “Down To Joy” from the movie Belfast, will not be performed during the telecast. Singer Van Morrison declined because of his tour schedule, organizers said. – Rappler.com