Bad news for Lady Gaga fans: Unfortunately, this pop star didn’t perform the single that was nominated for the 2023 Oscars. Genol is the best this year. was expected to perform her “Top Gun: Maverick” rendition of “Hold My Hand,” but on March 8, Oscar host and producer Glenn Weiss announced that she would not bless the stage with her singing voice And there’s a reasonable explanation as to why.
“We have a great relationship with Lady Gaga and her label. She’s currently filming a movie,” he said during the creative team’s press conference to Variety. “Here, we’re honoring the film industry and what it takes to make a movie after so many . that she will be performing at the level of competence we are accustomed to her, and She’s familiar with it, so she won’t be on the show.”
The movie Gaga is currently filming is the highly anticipated “Joker” sequel, “Joker: Folie à Deux.” What character are you playing in this part of the film? But it must have been a very challenging role considering she couldn’t squeeze in the time to rehearse her performance for the Oscars. The last time she performed was in 2019, when she sang “Shallow” from the Oscar-winning “A Star Is Born.”
Deadline reports that Gaga told the producers of the Oscars that she only planned to attend this year’s ceremony as a nominee. But there was also an exciting performance awaiting four out of five Best Original Song nominees. Rihanna set to perform “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” the breathtaking “Lift Me Up.” her; Stephanie Hsu of “Everything Everywhere All at Once” will take the stage with David Byrne and Son Lux to perform “This Is a Life”; Sophia Carson and Diane Warren will perform “Applause” from “Tell It Like a Woman”; and the song “Naatu Naatu” of “RRR” will be performed by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava.
The 2023 Oscars air on ABC March 12 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.