Beyonce and Billie Eilish among musical artists to take the stage at the Oscars

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (Reuters) – Music superstars Beyonce and Billie Eilish will perform their Oscar-nominated songs live at this year’s Academy Awards on March 27, producers announced on Tuesday.

Beyonce will sing “Be Alive,” a song she co-wrote for the movie “King Richard” about the father of tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams, during the Film Industry Honors on Sunday.

Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O’Connell will team up for their James Bond theme ‘No Time to Die’.

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Country music star Reba McEntire will also take the stage to sing “Somehow You Do,” a song written by Diane Warren for the movie “Four Good Days.” “Dos Oruguitas” from the animated musical “Encanto” will be performed by Sebastian Yatra.

All four are competing in the Best Original Song category at the Academy Awards which will take place in Hollywood and will air on Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) ABC.

The fifth nominee, “Down To Joy” from the film “Belfast”, will not be played during the telecast. Singer Van Morrison declined due to his tour schedule, organizers said.

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Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Editing by Sandra Maler

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