'Oscars: Into the Spotlight': Airtime, how to live stream, performers featuring Celeste, H.E.R., and all about award pre-show

The performers' list for 'Oscars: Into the Spotlight' is truly star-studded as it features Celeste, H.E.R., Leslie Odom, Jr, Laura Pausini, Daniel Pemberton, Molly Sandén among others who will perform all the nominated songs


                            'Oscars: Into the Spotlight': Airtime, how to live stream, performers featuring Celeste, H.E.R., and all about award pre-show
Oscars: Into the Spotlight features H.E.R, Leslie Odom, Jr, Molly Sandén among others (Getty Images)

Oscars 2021 is days away and the exciting lineup of the pre-show 'Oscars: Into the Spotlight' is here to 'enhance' the main event. The 90-minutes pre-show event will comprise of some 'serious pre-game and post-game action' plus feature a star-studded cast to make the ceremony a truly memorable one.

Hosted by actors Ariana DeBose ('Hamilton') and Lil Rel Howery of 'Bad Trip', the 90-minute event titled 'Oscars: Into the Spotlight' will unveil the untold stories of the nominees’ journey to Hollywood’s biggest night, give fans around the world the ultimate insiders’ sneak peek into the party and for the first time bring Oscar music to the grand festivities. The show will also have an exclusive appearance from the iconic DJ Tara. Read on to know where and when to tune in to catch the show filled with 'unexpected' twists and fun.

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Singer/songwriter H.E.R.  will perform for 'Oscars: Into the Spotlight' 2021

Date and time

'Oscars: Into the Spotlight' will air on Oscar Sunday, April 25, at 6:30 pm ET/3:30 pm PT.

How to live stream/ Where to watch

'Oscars: Into the Spotlight' will be aired on My ABC WOTV4! Catch the Oscars special live for ninety minutes straight leading to the main show from 6:30 pm ET/3:30 pm PT.

Performers' List

The performers' list for 'Oscars: Into the Spotlight' is truly star-studded as it features Celeste, H.E.R., Leslie Odom, Jr, Laura Pausini, Daniel Pemberton, Molly Sandén, and more who will perform the five nominated original songs in their entirety in the the lead-in to the 93rd Oscars. One performance will be recorded in Húsavík, Iceland and four at the Dolby Family Terrace of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. Check the list below. 

Celeste

Celeste attends The BRIT Awards 2020 at The O2 Arena on February 18, 2020 in London, England. (Getty Images)

H.E.R.

 

H.E.R. accepts the Best R&B Album award for 'H.E.R.' onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Leslie Odom Jr

Leslie Odom Jr. attends the 51st NAACP Image Awards, Presented by BET, at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Getty Images)

Laura Pausini

Laura Pausini is seen on stage at the 71th Sanremo Music Festival 2021 at Teatro Ariston on March 03, 2021 in Sanremo, Italy. (Getty Images)

Daniel Pemberton

Daniel Pemberton attends the London Critics' Circle Film Awards 2020 at The May Fair Hotel on January 30, 2020 in London, England. (Getty Images)

 

Molly Sandén

Molly Sandén performs her song "Youniverse" during the final rehearsal ahead of Melodifestivalen 2016 Final at Friends Arena on March 12, 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Getty Images)

Diane Warren

Diane Warren attends the 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 12, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. (Getty Images)

 

Hosts

'Hamilton' star  Ariana DeBose and 'Bad Trip' actor Lil Rel Howery will be hosting the pre-show. The event will also have a special appearance of DJ Tara. After the main event, Oscars 2021 will also have a post-show which will be aired live on ABC. It is titled 'Oscars: After Dark' and hosted by actors Colman Domingo ('Zola') and Andrew Rannells ('The Prom') and featuring interviews by film critic Elvis Mitchell. The special will recap the evening’s must-see moments and showcase Oscar winners as they have their statuettes personalized.

Excited for the Oscars 2021? The 93rd Oscars will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Union Station Los Angeles and the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and international locations via satellite. 'Oscars: Into the Spotlight' will air live on Oscar Sunday, April 25, on ABC at 6:30 pm ET/3:30 pm PT.  The Oscars will be televised live on ABC at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT. 

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