Threats of her album of this year's award at last weekend's Grammys, Kacey Musgraves have been tapped at the Academy Awards on February 24th. Variety has learned.
She joins previously announced presenters Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, Constance Wu, Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Emilia Clarke, Laura Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Stephan James, Keegan-Michael Key, KiKi Layne, James McAvoy, Melissa McCarthy, Jason Momoa and Sarah Paulson.
Although it is unclear which category of Musgraves will advertise, it says it could be one of the two music prizes ̵
The Academy recently turned its position on limiting original singing performances to two, as did relegation of cinematography, movie editing, live action short and makeup a d hairstyling rates for commercial breaks. "All Academy Awards will be presented without edits, in our traditional format. We look forward to Oscars Sunday, February 24," an Academy statement on February 15.
Otherwise on the musical map, conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic will perform in the "In Memoriam" and "The Place where lost things go" segment from "Mary Poppins Returns" will be "performed by a surprisingly special guest", announced academy.
The 91. Oscars will be held on February 24 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles and will be televised live on ABC at 20:00 ET / PT.
Musgraves won a total of four awards at the 10 Grammy Awards for her album "Golden Hour."