2019 Oscars

“I’ve taken my bows and my curtain calls. You brought me fame and fortune and everything that goes with it, I thank you all.” The 2019 Oscars started off with a bang when the remainding band members of Queen performed We Will Rock You, as well as, We are the Champions alongside Adam Lambert. Despite the lack of a host, the opening act went smoothly after their breathtaking performance. This year was the 91st Academy Awards (Oscars). The Oscars were held at Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center on Sunday, February 24, 2019.

Queen fans were very excited last night when Queen’s hit movie Bohemian Rhapsody won several different awards. Rami Malek, aka Freddie Mercury, won “Actor in a Leading Role.” Bohemian Rhapsody‘s John Ottman won an award for Film Editing.  Graham King, Producer, won Best Picture, John Warhurst and Nina Hartstone were rewarded for Sound Editing. Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali were awarded for Bohemian Rhapsody‘s sound mixing.

The Oscars also showcased other new hit music movie A Star Is Born featuring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. Gaga and Cooper won an award for their top hit “Shallow” for having the most original song. Music and Lyrics were produced by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt.  “Shallow” was also nominated for adapted screenplay, sound mixing, best picture, and cinematography. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper preformed “Shallow“during the Oscars.

List of Winners and Nominees:

Actor in a Leading Role Winner

Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Nominees – Christian Bale (Vice), Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate), Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)

Actor in a Supporting Role

Winner- Mahershala Ali (Green Book)

Nominees – Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman), Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born), Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), and Sam Rockwell (Vice)

Actress in a Leading Role

Winner – Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

Nominees – Yalitza Aparicio (Roma), Glenn Close (The Wife), Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born), and Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Actress in a Supporting Role

Winner – Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Nominees – Amy Adams (Vice), Marina De Tavira (Roma), Emma Stone (The Favourite), and Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

 

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