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'The Voice' star Adam Levine to perform at 87th Oscars

by jmaloni


Mon, Jan 26th 2015 05:00 pm

Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and actor Adam Levine will perform the Oscar-nominated song "Lost Stars" at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. Neil Patrick Harris will host the Oscars.

"Adam Levine is an exceptional and dynamic artist. We're thrilled to have him make his Oscars stage debut this year," Zadan and Meron said.

"Lost Stars," written by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois for the film "Begin Again," is nominated for Original Song. The four other nominated songs are "Everything Is Awesome" from "The Lego Movie," "Glory" from "Selma," "Grateful" from "Beyond the Lights" and
"I'm Not Gonna Miss You" from "Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me."

Levine is the lead singer for the group Maroon 5, which has received three Grammy Awards, two for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (2005 and 2007) and one for Best New Artist (2004). Levine made his feature film acting debut in "Begin Again," which is directed by John Carney and also stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo.

The Oscars will be held Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. It will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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