Posts Tagged ‘John Legend’

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony was held last night. Among the music-related highlights was Justin Hurwitz receiving his first two Oscars for his music for La La Land and lyricists Benj Pasek & Justin Paul receiving the award for the song City of Stars from Damien Chazelle’s musical. Check out the backstage press room interview with the composer/songwriters after the jump. The acceptance speeches will be added […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and 2014 Oscar winner John Legend will perform at the 89th Oscars ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Auli’i Cravalho will join Miranda to perform his Oscar-nominated song How Far I’ll Go written for Moana. Sting will perform The Empty Chair from Jim: The James Foley […]

Walt Disney Records has announced that Ariana Grande and John Legend are set to perform a new version of the song Beauty and the Beast from Disney’s live-action film adaptation of the same title. The ballad written by Alan Menken and featuring lyrics by Howard Ashman was originally performed by Celine Dion & Peabo Bryson and received an Academy Award and […]

Columbia Records will release a soundtrack album for the drama Southside with You. The album features the original song Start by John Legend (who serves as an executive producer on the movie), as well as tracks by Janet Jackson, The Delfonics, Soul II Soul, Slick Rick, Bill Withers, Al B. Sure!, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas […]

The 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 […]

Academy Awards show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today that musical artists Common and John Legend will perform their Oscar-nominated song Glory at the 87th Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, on Sunday, February 22. The song written by John Stephens (a.k.a. John Legend) and Lonnie Lynn (a.k.a. Common) for Ava DuVernay’s Oscar-nominated […]