2024 Academy Awards: Billie Eilish, Becky G, & Ryan Gosling Among Performers

Billie Eilish at Variety Hitmakers Brunch in December 2019
Billie Eilish at Variety Hitmakers Brunch in December 2019. Photo by David Buchan/Variety/Shutterstock (10492982aj)

The Academy Awards’ long and storied tradition of having best original song nominees performed during the ceremony will be upheld again this year. The list of performers is finally in, and it includes the likes of Billie Eilish, Becky G, and Ryan Gosling.

With a Grammy and a Golden Globe already under her belt, Eilish is entering the Oscars as the front-runner for the best original song with for “What Was I Made For?” from Barbie. Her brother Finneas O’Connell will join her on stage for another moving rendition of this reflective ballad.

After weeks of speculations about his involvement, Ryan Gosling is officially bringing Kenergy to the Oscars. He’ll join forces with Mark Ronson for a live performance of “I’m Just Ken”, another major best original song contender from Barbie.

The list of performers will also include Becky G, belting out Diane Warren’s “The Fire Inside” from Flamin’ Hot, Jon Batiste with “It Never Went Away” from American Symphony, plus Scott George and the Osage Singers, performing “Wahzhazhe (A Song For My People)” from Killers of the Flower Moon.

The 2024 Academy Awards are coming back to the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on March 10 with the host Jimmy Kimmel. Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer is leading this year’s list of Oscar nominees, with a total of 13 nods.