• Raphael Saadiq on His Oscar-Nominated ‘Mudbound' Song, Working With Mary J. Blige, and Declining Prince's Record Deal

    3 monthes ago - By Variety

    Without overstating the case, singer/songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist Raphael Saadiq has had an almost Zelig-like career over the past 30 years. Yet at 51, the peak of that career may have arrived: An Academy Award nomination for Best Song for “Mighty River,” the song he wrote with Mary J. Blige and frequent collaborator Taura Stinson for “Mudbound,” the...
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  • Mary J. Blige, Common, Sufjan Stevens, More to Perform at Academy Awards

    3 monthes ago - By Variety

    Gael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Natalia Lafourcade, Miguel, Keala Settle, Sufjan Stevens and Common will perform this year's nominated songs at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. “We're excited to have these talented artists showcase the powerful contribution music makes to filmmaking,” De Luca...
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  • Mary J. Blige, Common, Sufjan Stevens, More to Perform at Academy Awards

    3 monthes ago - By Variety

    Gael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Natalia Lafourcade, Miguel, Keala Settle, Sufjan Stevens and Common will perform this year's nominated songs at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. “The Oscars,” hosted again by Jimmy Kimmel, will air live on Sunday, March 4, on The ABC...
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