Why Lady Gaga will not perform at the 2023 Oscars

Girl Gaga gained’t be taking to the stage to carry out on the Oscars this Sunday.

The 36-year-old singer was invited to carry out her Oscar-nominated track “Maintain My Hand” featured in “Prime Gun: Maverick,” however needed to flip down the provide on account of scheduling conflicts, Oscars producer Glenn Weiss confirmed Wednesday throughout the Oscars Artistic Crew press convention.

“We invited all 5 nominees. We have now an incredible relationship with Girl Gaga and her camp. She is in the course of taking pictures a film proper now. Right here, we’re honoring the film business and what it takes to make a film after a bunch of backwards and forwards…It didn’t really feel like she will be able to get a efficiency to the caliber that we’re used to together with her and that she is used to,” Weiss mentioned.

“So she will not be going to carry out on the present, nevertheless, that is all, from our viewpoint, about somebody making a film and us utterly understanding that that’s what’s precedence on this enterprise, particularly after we are honoring motion pictures,” Weiss continued.

Lady Gaga performs onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019
Girl Gaga turned down the provide to carry out on the 2023 Oscars on account of scheduling conflicts.
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Gaga is at present within the means of filming the upcoming “Joker” musical sequel “Joker: Folie à Deux” with Joaquin Phoenix, the place she is going to play Harley Quinn.

When the “Poker Face” singer was nominated, she took to social media to precise her appreciation.


“Thanks a lot to the Academy for nominating my track ‘Maintain My Hand’ for an Oscar this 12 months! Scripting this track for the movie ‘Prime Gun: Maverick’ was a deep and highly effective expertise that I’ll always remember. So grateful for the magic of music and cinema,” she wrote on Instagram.

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga perform onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019
Bradley Cooper and Girl Gaga carry out onstage throughout the 91st Annual Academy Awards on the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019.
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Apart from Gaga, all of this 12 months’s nominees for Finest Authentic Music have been confirmed to carry out on the Academy Awards.

The opposite nominees who will carry out this 12 months embody Rihanna (“Elevate Me Up”), Sofia Carson and Diane Warren (“Applause”), Stephanie Hsu, David Byrne and Son Lux (“This Is a Life”) and Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava (“Naatu Naatu”).

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Girl Gaga was nominated for Finest Authentic Music for her track “Maintain My Hand” from “Prime Gun: Maverick.”
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Gaga final carried out her track “Shallow” from “A Star Is Born” with Bradley Cooper on the 2019 Oscars, which went on to win Finest Authentic Music. She additionally gained Finest Authentic Music 2016 for “Til It Occurs to You” from “The Searching Floor.”

The ninety fifth Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will happen Sunday, March 12 on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and can air on ABC life at 8 p.m. ET.

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