LOS ANGELES, CA – Grammy®-winning singer, songwriter and actor Tim McGraw will perform the Oscar®-nominated song “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” for Glen Campbell at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, Feb. 22, live on ABC.
"We couldn't think of anyone better than Tim McGraw to properly
celebrate Oscar nominee, Glen Campbell. Tim is the consummate country
artist and will bring a bit of Nashville to the Oscars stage," says
Zadan and Meron
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” written by Campbell and Julian Raymond
for the documentary feature “Glen Campbell...I’ll Be Me,” is nominated
for Original Song. The four other nominated songs are “Everything Is
Awesome” from “The Lego
Movie,” “Glory” from “Selma,” “Grateful” from “Beyond the Lights” and
“Lost Stars” from “Begin Again.”
“I’m honored to be asked to sing this powerful song from one of the true legends of the music industry,” said McGraw.
In addition to his three Grammy Awards, 14 ACM Awards, 11 CMA
Awards, 10 AMA Awards, McGraw has numerous film acting credits including
“The Blind Side,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Country Strong” and the
The 87th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the
Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and
will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m.
PT. The Oscars, produced by Zadan and Meron, also will be televised
more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.