Queen Brings Down The House At The 2019 Academy Awards
They Will Rock You!
When it was announced that this year’s Oscars would be without host, it didn’t seem like a good idea. But when Queen took over the stage to kick off the ceremony, we were already sold. Queen and Adam Lambert brought the house down and their performance was more than enough to get everyone pumping with energy.
Queen’s two surviving members and Lambert have been touring since 2011 and while there were so many skeptics, they have proven that they could deliver the goods. And so in honor of Bohemian Rhapsody, which received multiple nominations and awards, they performed a medley of classic hits “We Will Rock You” and “We Are The Champions.”
“Queen and I have been working together for six years and been traveling the world and we’re performing this song in celebration of Bohemian Rhapsody— everybody worked hard and we’re celebrating together.” – Adam Lambert
The epic performance ended with an image of Freddie Mercury on the screen behind them. Most of the A-list audience clearly enjoyed it including Rami Malek who looked absolutely thrilled and proud seeing his “bandmates” on stage. Some looked awkwardly cool trying to enjoy the whole thing.
But we have to give it to Javier Bardem who seemed to momentarily forget where he was and was having the time of his life. Even Glenn Close lets loose!
Adam Lambert and Queen kick off the #Oscars, ensuring the Glenn Close is sufficiently rocked pic.twitter.com/LMVvoALRJy
— MTV NEWS (@MTVNEWS) February 25, 2019
Javier Bardem is living his best life at the Oscars right now rocking out to Queen ??#Oscars #AcademyAwards #TheOscars pic.twitter.com/fiGZxUlK5P
— Dana Grace (@Dana283) February 25, 2019
Did you enjoy their performance? If you haven’t watched it, check out the clip below and tell us what you think.