Oscars 2019: Queen to Collaborate With Adam Lambert for 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Medley

The Academy confirms the rock legends' appointment as performers by posting a 15-second video of the band performing 'We Will Rock You' on its Twitter page.

AceShowbiz - Queen and Adam Lambert are set to rock at the 2019 Oscars on Sunday, February 24 after confirming they have been asked to perform a medley from biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody".

Lambert took to Twitter on Monday, February 18 and posted a 15-second video of the band performing "We Will Rock You" as the words "Queen + Adam Lambert. Feb 24th. 5pm EST. The OSCARS" flashed up on the screen.

He added the caption: We will rock The Oscars Feb 24th. 5pm PST. @TheAcademy @QueenWillRock".

Academy Awards bosses confirmed the big news via social media, adding: "Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? We welcome @QueenWillRock and @adamlambert to this year's #Oscars!".

"Bohemian Rhapsody" is up for five Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Rami Malek, and Best Sound Mixing - the award John Casali and his team picked up at the 55th annual Cinema Audio Society Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing on Saturday night, Februat 16.

Queen and Lambert will join the likes of Bette Midler, Lady GaGa, and Bradley Cooper among the performers at the Oscars on Sunday.

Midler has been tapped to sing "The Place Where Lost Things Go", the nominated song from "Mary Poppins Returns", while GaGa and Bradley will reunite onstage to belt out their hit Shallow from "A Star Is Born".

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson will also perform "I'll Fight" from the documentary "RBG", Kendrick Lamar and SZA will sing "All The Stars" from "Black Panther", and Gillian Welch and David Rawlings will tackle "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"' "When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings" from.

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