AR Rahman, Moore, Paltrow to perform at Oscars

By February 7, 2011 No Comments

Music maestro AR Rahman , along with Mandy Moore , Gwyneth Paltrow, Randy Newman and Florence Welch are all set to perform at the Oscars this year.

Rahman, who is nominated for Best Original Song and Original Music Score for the film ‘127 Hours’, will team up with Florence & The Machine star Welch to perform ‘If I Rise’ from the same film, reported New York Post.

The nominated song was originally performed by Dido and her brother, Rollo Armstrong, but the siblings are not available to attend the award ceremony.

Newman will be seen singing his ‘Toy Story 3’ tune, ‘We Belong Together’.

Moore, who has lent her voice for Rapunzel in the animated movie ‘Tangled’, will team up with her co-star Zachary Levi and composer Alan Menken to perform the Best Song nominee ‘I See the Light’ from the movie, while Paltrow will perform the song ‘Coming Home’ from ‘Country Strong’, Contactmusic reported.

The Academy Awards, hosted by James Franco and Anne Hathaway, will be aired on February 27.