LOS ANGELES, CA â€” GrammyÂ®-winningÂ singer, songwriter and actor Adam Levine will perform the OscarÂ®-nominated song â€œLost Starsâ€ at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC.
“Adam Levine is an exceptional and dynamic artist. We’re thrilled to have him make his Oscars stage debut this year,â€ said Zadan and Meron.
â€œLost Stars,â€ written by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois for the film â€œBegin Again,â€ is nominated for Original Song. The four other nominated songs are â€œEverything Is Awesomeâ€ from â€œThe Lego Movie,â€ â€œGloryâ€ from â€œSelma,â€ â€œGratefulâ€ from â€œBeyond the Lightsâ€ and
â€œIâ€™m Not Gonna Miss Youâ€ from â€œGlen Campbell…Iâ€™ll Be Me.â€
Levine is the lead singer for the group Maroon 5, which has received three GrammyÂ® Awards, two for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (2005 and 2007) and one for Best New Artist (2004). Levine made his feature film acting debut in â€œBegin Again,â€ which is directed by John Carney and also stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo.
The 87th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby TheatreÂ® at Hollywood & Highland CenterÂ® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars, produced by Zadan and Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.