Elton John, Erivo, Menzel, Metz among Oscar performers

Updated: January 23, 2020 05:02 PM
Created: January 23, 2020 04:48 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The singers from five Oscar-nominated songs will reprise their performances live at next month's Academy Awards.

Producers said Thursday that best actress nominee Cynthia Erivo, Elton John, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz and Randy Newman will perform during the Feb. 9 ceremony.


Erivo will sing "Stand Up" from "Harriet." John will perform "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from "Rocketman." Newman will sing "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away" from "Toy Story 4."

Menzel will be joined by singer-songwriter Aurora to perform "Into The Unknown" from "Frozen II." Chrissy Metz will sing "I'm Standing With You" from "Breakthrough."

The show will also feature an appearance by Questlove and a guest-conducted segment from EĆ­mear Noone, who is the first woman to conduct during an Oscars telecast.

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