MOVIES | Gwyneth Paltrow to sing live on Oscar night


Gwyneth Paltrow will perform “Coming Home” from the film Country Strong on stage at this year’s Academy Awards, telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced.

Additional artists who will perform the nominated songs on the Kodak Theatre stage on Oscar Night are:

  • Original Song nominee A.R. Rahman and Florence Welch, of Florence + the Machine, will perform “If I Rise” from the film 127 Hours. Rahman is nominated for writing the music (Dido and Rollo Armstrong are also nominated for the song’s lyric)
  • Alan Menken, who is nominated for writing the music for “I See the Light” from the animated film Tangled, will accompany singers Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi on the piano (Glenn Slater is also nominated for the song’s lyric)
  • Randy Newman will perform his nominated song “We Belong Together” from the animated film Toy Story 3

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre and televised live on the ABC Television Network.