U2 to perform "Ordinary Love" at the Oscars

From left, musicians Larry Mullen Jr., Bono, Adam Clayton and The Edge of U2 pose in the press room after winning the Golden Globe for Best Original Song for "Ordinary Love" from "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," in the press room at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 12, 2014. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

U2 is set to take the stage during next month's Academy Awards.

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Wednesday that the group will perform their Oscar-nominated song "Ordinary Love," from the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," during the telecast.

This will mark the first time the band has performed the song live.

"Ordinary Love" is nominated for best original song. The three other nominees in that category are "Happy" from "Despicable Me 2," "Let It Go" from "Frozen" and "The Moon Song" from "Her."

Pharrell Williams was previously announced to perform "Happy" during the Oscars telecast, and Idina Menzel will sing "Let It Go."

The 86th Academy Awards, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air live on March 2 on ABC.

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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