With the Oscars less than a month away, we're keeping track of all of the presenters and performers announced for the 87th Academy Awards.
With the Oscars less than a month away, we're keeping track of all of the presenters and performers announced for the ceremony.
Thus far, all but one of the Oscar-nominated Original Songs are scheduled to be performed. "Everything is Awesome" from "The LEGO Movie" has not yet been announced.
On Feb. 4, ceremony producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced that all of the acting winners from last year would return to present golden statuettes on Feb. 22, a time-honored tradition at the Oscars.
Here is the list of presenters announced thus far for the 87th Academy Awards ceremony:
Last year's acting winners (announced Feb. 4):
- Cate Blanchett
- Jared Leto
- Matthew McConaughey
- Lupita Nyong’o
Oscar nominees presenting this year (announced Feb. 6):
- Marion Cotillard
- Benedict Cumberbatch
- Meryl Streep
- Oprah Winfrey
- Reese Witherspoon
More presenters (announced Feb. 9):
- Josh Hutcherson
- Scarlett Johansson
- Zoe Saldana
- Octavia Spencer
More presenters (announced Feb. 10):
- Kerry Washington
- Jennifer Aniston
- Sienna Miller
- David Oyelowo
- Chris Pratt
- John Travolta
More presenters (announced Feb. 11):
- Ben Affleck
- Jessica Chastain
- Viola Davis
- Kevin Hart
- Shirley MacLaine
- Chris Pine
- Miles Teller
- Naomi Watts
More presenters (announced Feb. 12):
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
- Chris Evans
- Dakota Johnson
- Jennifer Lopez
- Chloë Grace Moretz
- Eddie Murphy
- Margot Robbie
More presenters (announced Feb. 13):
- Jason Bateman
- Idris Elba
- Ansel Elgort
- Nicole Kidman
- Liam Neeson
- Gwyneth Paltrow
- Channing Tatum
And the final two presenters announced (Feb. 17):
- Terrence Howard
- Felicity Jones
And one more! (Announced Feb. 19):
- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
Music will also be big part of the evening. The follow performers have been confirmed:
- Adam Levine will make his Oscars performance debut by singing Original Song nominee "Lost Stars" from the film "Begin Again." Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois are nominated for writing the music and lyrics. (Announced Jan. 26)
- John Legend and Common will perform the Oscar-nominated original song "Glory" from "Selma." Both were nominated under their real names, John Stephens (aka John Legend) and Lonnie Lynn (aka Common). (Announced Jan. 27)
- Rita Ora will perform "Grateful," written by Diane Warren. (Announced Jan. 28)
- Tim McGraw will perform "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" in honor of friend/nominee Glen Campbell at the Oscars. (Announced Jan. 29)
- Pop duo Tegan and Sara and comedy-music trio The Lonely Island will perform nominated song "Everything Is Awesome" from "The LEGO Movie." (Announced Feb. 6)
- Jack Black will make a special appearance at the Oscars, producers announced Feb. 5, during a "a very special sequence." (Announced Feb. 5)
- The entire Maroon 5 band will be performing alongside Levine. (Announced Feb. 9)
Adding to special performances, Anna Kendrick will appear at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Feb. 9.
"Out of the woods and on to the Oscar stage, Anna will be performing something special that is sure to be an 'Only on the Oscars' moment," Zadan and Meron said in a statement.
On Feb. 10, Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson announced that she will be performing at the Oscars:
I'm excited to announce that @TheAcademy has invited me to perform on the #Oscars on Feb. 22nd!
— Jennifer Hudson (@IAMJHUD) February 10, 2015
On Feb. 12, Lady Gaga was added to the performers roster. She is slated to "make a special tribute performance," according to producers.
#Oscar rehearsal Santa Monica w @ladygaga @craigzadan @neilmeron @stephenoremus (our music director) yesterday! pic.twitter.com/s7CF4abzre
— Craig Zadan (@craigzadan) February 12, 2015
The biggest performer of them all is Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris. He will perform "an original multimedia, musical sequence" written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the Oscar-winning songwriting team from “Frozen.” Titled "Moving Pictures," the sequence will be performed by Harris with special guests, according to producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. (Announced Jan. 27)
Stay tuned for more updates.
The 87th Academy Awards, for outstanding film achievements of 2014, will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries worldwide.