Oscars Book Jon Batiste and Becky G to Perform Nominated Original Songs

Jon Batiste and Becky G are among the performers at the 96th Oscars. (Credit: Shutterstock)

The film academy has lined up the artists to perform this year’s best original song nominees.

Taking the stage will be Jon Batiste, Becky G, Scott George with the Osage Singers, Ryan Gosling and Mark Ronson, and Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell.

The telecast’s executive producer and showrunner Raj Kapoor and executive producers Molly McNearney and Katy Mullan made the announcement Wednesday.

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The five best original song nominees are:

“The Fire Inside” from Flamin’ Hot – Performed by Becky G
Music and Lyrics by Diane Warren

“I’m Just Ken” from Barbie – Performed by Ryan Gosling and Mark Ronson
Music and Lyrics by Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt

“What Was I Made For?” from Barbie – Performed by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell
Music and Lyrics by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell

“It Never Went Away” from American Symphony – Performed by Jon Batiste
Music and Lyrics by Jon Batiste and Dan Wilson

“Wahzhazhe (A Song For My People)” from Killers of the Flower Moon – Performed by Scott George and the Osage Singers
Music and Lyrics by Scott George

The winner in the category will be announced on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood in Los Angeles.

Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the 96th Oscars air live on ABC at the new time of 7 p.m. EDT/4 p.m. PDT.