Two renowned artists who were scheduled to perform at Sunday's Oscars would have retired. The AP agency quoted a source aware of the decision, saying Kendrick Lamar and SZA chose not to play.
The source "told The Associated Press on Thursday that the duo behind" All the Stars "would no longer occur at Sunday's show because of" logistics and timing, "reported the AP, specifying that Lamar and SZA would still be present.
"All Stars" of "Black Panther" is nominated for Best Original Song.
"The other four songs in the running for the award will be performed on Sunday," notes the AP. The nominees are "Shallow" from "A star is born"; "The Fighting Mom" of the documentary "RBG" by Ruth Bader Ginsburg; "The place where lost things go" from "Mary Poppins Returns"; and "When a cowboy swaps his spurs for wings" in "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs".