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Confirmed - Ryan Gosling to perform the song ‘I’m Just Ken' from Barbie at the Oscars

After months of speculations, it's confirmed that Ryan Gosling will be performing ‘I’m Just Ken’ song at the 96th Academy Awards

Confirmed - Ryan Gosling to perform the song ‘I’m Just Ken' from Barbie at the Oscars

Ryan Gosling from Barbie

Last Updated: 01.30 AM, Feb 27, 2024


It's an eagerly awaited announcement finally came to light that Ryan Gosling is set to grace the prestigious stage of the 96th Academy Awards, captivating audiences worldwide with his performance of the acclaimed song ‘I'm Just Ken’.

About the song 'I'm Just Ken'

The musical masterpiece, which has garnered an Oscar nomination, originated as a showcase of Gosling's talent, enriched by the collaborative efforts of Simu Liu, who portrayed Ken's formidable adversary (also named Ken) in Barbie (2023). Their rendition of the song unfolds as a spectacular display, reminiscent of a grand music video, interwoven seamlessly into the movie's climactic third act. Notably, Liu has showcased his own rendition of the song in live performances following the film's release, testament to its enduring popularity.


Moreover, Liu has expressed his willingness to share the stage once more with Gosling, should the opportunity arise, underscoring the camaraderie and mutual respect between the talented artists. As anticipation builds for this monumental event, audiences can expect a mesmerising performance that epitomises the magic of cinema and music combined.

Speculations about Ryan Gosling's performance at the Oscars

According to sources disclosed to Variety, the actor is slated to deliver a rendition of the Academy Award-nominated song from the film Barbie at the upcoming 96th Academy Awards,which is scheduled for March 10, 2024. The Academy has chosen not to provide any official statement regarding this matter. The speculation surrounding whether Gosling would showcase his vocal talents on the prestigious Oscars platform or not, has been a topic of considerable interest since both the actor and the song garnered nominations in January.

Songwriter's expression

Mark Ronson, the co-writer of ‘I’m Just Ken’ alongside Andrew Wyatt, expressed his aspiration for Ryan Gosling to grace the Academy Awards stage with a performance of their creation. Speaking to Variety at the Grammys this year, Ronson revealed his utmost desire for Gosling's involvement in the prestigious event. Ronson said, “I believe that if Ryan is not onboard, then the performance won't proceed.”

Where to watch the Oscars 2024 in India?

Tune in Indian viewers! The highly anticipated 96th Academy Awards, widely known as the Oscars, are set to captivate your screens live. Set your alarms for 4:30 am on March 11, 2024, as the prestigious event unfolds before your eyes. Catch all the glitz, glamour, and unforgettable moments as they happen, exclusively on Star Movies or Star World Channels. Prepare to be dazzled as Hollywood's finest talents grace the stage, celebrating the pinnacle of cinematic achievement. So, mark your calendars and join the global audience in witnessing this iconic celebration of film excellence, right from the comfort of your home.

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