Sofia Carson Will Perform Nominated Song at Oscars

2022 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals

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HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - Actress and singer Sofia Carson, accompanied by songwriter Diane Warren, will perform at the 95th Academy Awards, the show's producers announced Friday.

The pair will perform the Oscar-nominated song "Applause" from the movie "Tell It Like a Woman."

Warren wrote the song, which is nominated for best original song, marking her 14th Oscar nomination. She received an Honorary Award at the Academy's Governors Awards in November.

Carson released her self-titled debut album last year. Her film credits include the Netflix romantic drama "Purple Hearts," which she also executive produced. She made her musical debut in 2015 with the soundtrack album for "Descendants."

Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner are executive producing the Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

The producers will continue to announce talent joining the show in the coming weeks.

The 95th Oscars will be held on March 12 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC.

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