Oscars: Elton John, Cynthia Erivo, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz, Randy Newman To Perform

Oscars: Elton John, Cynthia Erivo, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz, Randy Newman To Perform

Cynthia Erivo, Elton John, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz and Randy Newman will peform their Oscar-nominated songs at the 92nd Oscar ceremony, which takes place February 9 live on ABC from the Dolby Theater at Hollywood & Highland.


“We’re excited to have an incredible group of nominees and performers who will deliver one-of-a-kind music moments you will only see on the Oscars,” show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain said Thursday.


The producers said today that the hostless Oscarcast will also feature a special appearance by Questlove, and a guest-conducted segment by Eímear Noone, who will become the first woman to conduct during an Oscars telecast.

The five announced performers are all nominated in the Original Song category. Here’s the list of noms:


— “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from Toy Story 4 – Performed by Randy Newman
Music and Lyric by Randy Newman


— “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from Rocketman – Performed by Elton John
Music by Elton John; Lyric by Bernie Taupin


— “I’m Standing With You” from Breakthrough – Performed by Chrissy Metz
Music and Lyric by Diane Warren


— “Into The Unknown” from Frozen 2 – Performed by Idina Menzel and Aurora
Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez


— “Stand Up” from Harriet – Performed by Cynthia Erivo
Music and Lyric by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo