The 85th Academy Awards is set to take place tonight, February 24, 2013 at the newly named Kodak Theatre, the Dolby Theatre, in Hollywood, California. We have the answer to all of your questions about what to expect – who is presenting, who is performing, some very special guests and much more!!
Host of the Academy Awards: Seth McFarlane, first time host. Everyone will be watching eagerly to see who he will be making fun of and if he is going to be controversial or just funny.
- Adele – singing ‘Skyfall’ from the James Bond Movie of the same name
- Barbra Streisand – set to perform for the first time in 36 years
- Nora Jones – will perform “Everybody Needs a Best Friend” from the motion picture “Ted”
- Dame Shirley Bassey
- Kristen Chenoweth and Seth McFarlane - After the Best Picture award has been given, Seth and Kristin will perform a special number.
Tributes to Movie Musicals: Tributes to movie musicals from the past 10 years include three musical films — ‘Chicago,’ ‘Dreamgirls’ and ‘Les Miserables.’
Mark Whalberg and Ted, his co-star from the movie “Ted”
Keep reading to see who else you can expect to see presenting an award.