oscarsThe Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and ABC have published some of the music-related highlights of the 87th Academy Awards ceremony online. Check out the acceptance speeches of Alexandre Desplat who won the Oscar for his music for The Grand Budapest Hotel and John Legend & Common who won the award for the song Glory from Selma after the jump. Also embedded is the backstage press room interview with Desplat, as well as the the live performances of the songs Glory by John Legend & Common, Lost Stars by Adam Levine & Maroon 5, Everything is Awesome by Tegan & Sara and The Loney Island (include a guest appearance by The Lego Movie‘s composer Mark Mothersbaugh), I’m Not Gonna Miss You by Tim McGraw and Grateful by Rita Ora. The ceremony also featured a performance of I Can’t Let Go by Jennifer Hudson following the In Memoriam segment, as well as a tribute to the musical film The Sound of Music performed by Lady Gaga. Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Bobby Lopez wrote the song Moving Pictures for the ceremony’s opening segment performed by Neil Patrick Harris.

For the third time in a row, the Oscar orchestra was located off-site at Capitol Records in Hollywood. Stephen Doremus served as the show’s music director and Ryan Shore was the assistant music director and contributing composer/orchestrator/arranger.

Alexandre Desplat accepting his first Academy Award:

John Legend & Common accepting their first Academy Award:

Press room interview with Oscar winner Alexandre Desplat:

Glory performed by John Legend & Common:

Lost Stars performed by Adam Levine & Maroon 5:

Everything is Awesome performed by Tegan & Sara and The Lonely Island:

I’m Not Gonna Miss You performed by Tim McGraw:

Grateful performed by Rita Ora:

Opening Number written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Bobby Lopez and performed by Neil Patrick Harris & Anna Kendrick: