It’s a big moment for English actress and singer, Cynthia Erivo at the Oscars 2020. She has been nominated and now confirmed to perform.
Cynthia Erivo happens to be the only black actress on the list of nominees that were revealed early. This sparked a lot of talks on social media, with many influential personalities calling for more inclusion in future.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced that Cynthia Erivo will be performing her nominated song, Stand Up from her movie – Harriet at the event on February 9th. For which has the nod for Best Actress and Best Original Song.
Erivo expressed her joy in a post on her Instagram page; “Being nominated as an actress was one big dream, but being nominated for the music I make and perform is one of the ultimates….because ever since I could remember I’ve wanted to sing on The Academy #oscars stage. I get to do it with my song. Goodness!! See you on the 9th,” she wrote.
Watch the visuals for Stand Up below:
Other performances lined for the night are Elton John, he will perform (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again from Rocketman, Chrissy Metz will perform I’m Standing with You from Breakthrough, and more.
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