Queen to perform at the Oscars 2019 singing 'We Will Rock You'
19 February 2019, 12:40 | Updated: 20 February 2019, 09:21
Queen and frontman Adam Lambert have announced they're performing at the 2019 Oscars, joining Jennifer Hudson, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga and others in the line-up.
Alongside the success of the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody that was released last year, Queen will now perform on stage at the 2019 Oscars.
The band, now joined by singer Adam Lambert, includes two of the four original band members – Brian May on guitar and Roger Taylor on drums.
The Academy tweeted the news with a quote from one of the band's most famous songs, 'Bohemian Rhapsody', saying "is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?"
Is this the real life?— The Academy (@TheAcademy) February 18, 2019
Is this just fantasy?
We welcome @QueenWillRock and @adamlambert to this year's #Oscars!https://t.co/7uDf42FbjJ
The Bohemian Rhapsody movie is nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, and Rami Malek, who portrayed Freddie Mercury, is also up for Best Actor at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony.
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The full performance line-up for the Oscars now stands as the following:
– Jennifer Hudson performs 'I'll Fight' from RBG
– Gillian Welch and David Rawlings perform 'When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings' from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
– Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga perform 'Shallow' from A Star is Born
– Bette Midler performs 'The Place Where Lost Things Go' from Mary Poppins Returns