Music performers of nominated songs at Academy Awards announced

Today were announced the artists who will perform the Original Song nominees at the 83rd Academy Awards, airing live Feb. 27 on ABC:

* Gwyneth Paltrow will perform “Coming Home” from the film Country Strong.

* Original Song nominees A.R. Rahman and Florence Welch, of Florence + the Machine, will perform “If I Rise” from the film 127 Hours. Rahman is nominated for writing the music (Dido and Rollo Armstrong are also nominated for the song’s lyric).

*Alan Menken, who is nominated for writing the music for “I See the Light” from the animated film Tangled, will accompany singers Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi on the piano (Glenn Slater is also nominated for the songs lyric).

* Randy Newman will perform his nominated song “We Belong Together” from the animated film Toy Story 3.