28 Jan – The lead singer of American band Maroon 5, Adam Levine, has revealed on Twitter that he will be performing at the 87th Academy Awards.
"So...I'll be singing at the #OSCARS!!! Whaaaat??!?!? Thank you @theAcademy! #LostStars," he wrote.
The 35-year-old will be performing his original song," Lost Stars" composed by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois, which is also a song track from the musical drama film, "Begin Again."
Levine starred in the 2013 film as a successful musician, Dave, who breaks the heart of an aspiring song writer, Gretta played by Keira Knightley.
Aside from Levine, Common and John Legend, who are also nominated, will perform on the Oscar stage as well. Their Oscar-nominated song "Glory" from the film "Selma" was chosen as the best original song at the recent Golden Globes Award.
Other Oscar nominees who are in the running for best original song is Rita Ora's "Grateful" from "Beyond the Lights", and "Everything is Awesome" from "The Lego Movie" written by Shawn Patterson.
The 87th Academy Awards will take place at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on 22 February - and will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.