Pink plans special Oscar appearance

Pink plans special Oscar appearance

PINK & OSCAR: Pink will make her first Academy Awards appearance next month. Photo: Associated Press/Jordan Strauss

Pop superstar Pink is set to grace the stage at the Academy Awards for the first time ever.

The Grammy winner will make a special appearance at the 86th annual awards show on March 2, although it is not yet known if she will be performing or simply presenting.

A statement from show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron reads, “We are very excited to welcome Pink to the Oscar stage for the very first time.

“She is regarded as one of the greatest voices in pop music and one of the best performers of her generation, and we are thrilled to have her join us for a highly anticipated moment on the broadcast.”

The awards’ broadcast will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and will be hosted by U.S. TV personality Ellen DeGeneres.

Latest News

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Martin O’Malley Speaks At UVA

OMalley Martin

The Democratic White House hopeful took his campaign message to the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, where it was standing room only.

in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Virginia Beats Ohio State 64-58

VSabre for web~1240x800 copy

Brogdon leads Virginia to another solid road win.

in Entertainment

‘Rambo’ is coming to the small screen


"Rambo: New Blood" will be executive produced by the "Rocky" star, who will also appear in the series.

in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Virginia Point Guard Sidelined With Injury

ACC Basketball

Junior guard will miss Virginia’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge game tonight at Ohio State

in Entertainment

George Lucas to new ‘Star Wars’ film: I’m your divorced father


"Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who was not involved in making the long-awaited new film, "The Force Awakens," said he is as ambivalent about seeing the movie as a divorced father would be about attending his child's wedding.