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Lady Gaga will not perform at Oscars due to ‘Joker’ sequel scheduling conflict

Lady Gaga arrives for the premiere of the out of competition film “A Star Is Born” during the 75th Venice Film Festival at Venice Lido on August 31, 2018

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Lady Gaga won’t be performing her nominated song “Hold My Hand” at Oscars Sunday.

The “Stupid Love” singer, 36, was invited 95th Academy AwardsBut the offer had to be turned down due to scheduling conflicts clown sequel folie a deuxOscars producer Glenn Weiss said during the Oscars Creative Team press conference on Wednesday.

“We have a great relationship with Lady Gaga and her camp (but) she’s in the middle of shooting a movie right now, and here we are, respecting the film industry and what it takes to make a movie,” Weiss said. ” “After a bunch of back and forth, it didn’t feel like she could get a performance to the caliber that we’re used to with her, that she is and all that stuff.”

Weiss continued: “So she’s not going to be performing in the show, however, this is all, from our perspective, someone making a movie about and we totally understand what that priority is in this business. , especially when we’re honoring movies.”

Besides Gaga, who was featured in the eponymous song Top Gun: MaverickAll of this year’s nominees for Best Original Song have been confirmed to perform at the ceremony.

She last performed at the 2019 Oscars, where her song “Shallow” a star is born won Best Original Song. She was also nominated for Best Actress that year, and in 2016 for Best Original Song for “Til It Happens to You”. hunting ground,

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All nominated songs are typically performed during the ceremony each year. This year’s nominations include Rihanna“Lift Me Up,” Sophia Carson and Diane Warren’s “Applause,” Stephanie Hsu, David Byrne and Son Lux’s “This Is Life,” and Rahul Sipligunj and Kala Bhairav’s “Naatu Naatu.”

During an interview in May last year, Top Gun: Maverick star Tom Cruise Gai praised Gaga for her work in the film.,

According to Cruise, 60, “incredible” Gaga is “not on the soundtrack” of the film, the follow-up to 1986 top Gunbut “helped make up the score.”

Cruz said that Gaga presented her song to him and Hans Zimmerwho composed the music for the film, after struggling to find the right fit.

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“It opened up the whole movie. She’s amazing,” he explained. james corden, “It opened the door to the emotional center of the movie that we had… In that moment, things came together in such a beautiful way. Her song that she wrote just fell right in and became, really, underlying score and the heartbeat of our film,

She released the song a few days ago and encouraged listeners to have “faith in humanity” in an Instagram post.

“I wanted to say that I wrote the song for the incredible movie #top Gun#topgunmaverick But also for those who feel like they won’t be okay or that we’ll never be okay and that life taught me to believe in humanity through hard times, when it’s hard to believe in myself,” Gaga said. Wrote with a selfie.

“When you feel lonely, sad, cut off from the world, cut off from yourself and others #hold my hand One day you may even be strong enough to hold your own,” the caption continued. Thank you 🙏 off we go!!! “

The “Alejandro” singer is currently Filming for the upcoming musical sequel for 2019 clownTopic Joker: Folie A Deux Together Joaquin Phoenix, She is set to play the role of Harley Quinn.



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