"Bohemian Rhapsody" is up for 5 Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Rami Malek and his amazing portrayal of Queen singer Freddie Mercury. Now Queen has announced they will perform at the Oscars this Sunday, February 24th. In fact, they will open the show!
The band will be composed of original members, guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, fronted by singer Adam Lambert. The musicians have been touring together as Queen + Adam Lambert since 2011.
The Oscars ceremony will include some star studded performances this year, as singers perform the nominees for Best Original Song. Much anticipated is Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper doing “Shallow” from "A Star Is Born." Both are nominated for Best Actress and Best Actor respectively. Jennifer Hudson will sing “I’ll Fight” from the documentary about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, "RBG". Bette Midler has announced on Twitter that she will perform "The Place Where Lost Things Go", from "Mary Poppins Returns." Gillian Welch and David Rawlings will sing "When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings", from the film "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs."
The Oscars air this Sunday at 8PM on ABC.