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This Weekend’s Oscars Performances Lineup

The Oscars are finally here, and there is no shortage of big names who will grace the stage this weekend. Read on as we show you who’s all going to be performing.

Rihanna Goes from the Super Bowl to the Oscars

Rihanna’s recent performance at the Super Bowl Halftime Show was nothing short of amazing. This weekend, she’s going to do it again by performing at the 95th Oscars. The pop icon will sing her Oscar-nominated song, “Lift Me Up”, from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

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Stephanie Hsu, David Byrne and Son Lux 

Stephanie Hsu will perform “This is a Life” from Everything Everywhere All At Once alongside Son Lux and David Byrne. You may recognize David Byrne as the lead singer of The Talking Heads. Indie music fans will be thrilled to see Son Lux perform live with such powerhouse talent. Originally Mitski was performing at the Oscars, but she had to step down.

Diane Warren and Sofia Carson

The powerhouse songwriter Diane Warren will make an appearance with Sofia Carson on stage this Sunday. The performance marks the second time that Warren has taken the stage during the awards show, which is a rarity for a professional songwriter who mostly works behind the scenes.

Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava

Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava will take to the stage this Sunday to perform the energetic and catchy song “Naatu Naatu” from RRR.

With music by Keeravaani and lyrics by Chandrabose, “Naatu Naatu” is one of the most memorable sequences from the Telugu-language action film RRR. It was won “movie darling” status among many  film critics this year with it’s fast fun action sequences and lively acting.

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Lady Gaga Will Not Be at the Oscars

There is sad news for those looking forward to seeing Lady Gaga this weekend. The “Bloody Mary” singer will not be present to perform the Oscar-nominated “Hold My Hand” from Top Gun: Maverick.

The Oscars will air this Sunday, March 12, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT  on ABC with a replay at 8 p.m. PT for west coast viewers. Check back as we cover live updates from the 2023 Oscars including the red carpet, winners, performances and more on Sunday, March 12 starting at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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