Adam Lambert will join the band as vocalist during the performance at this year’s Academy Awards.
Lambert and Queen both made the announcement via Twitter, saying they “will rock” the Oscars stage.
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) February 18, 2019
Queen + @adamlambert will ROCK YOU! 👞👞 👏
— Queen (@QueenWillRock) February 18, 2019
Also, the Academy tweeted in excitement about the announcement and made their own pun.
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) February 18, 2019
See how fans reacted on Twitter to the big announcement.
Invite Rami on stage in full Freddie costume that would be amazing!
— CheeryRosie #ibelievehim #GiveRamiMalekanOscar (@cheeryrosie) February 18, 2019
BITCH IM FKCING SCREAMING!! QUEEN WILL PERFORM AT OSCARS??!!! pic.twitter.com/WD63W4bsdz
— 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐲 ✩ (@70sofrhye) February 18, 2019
QUEEN IS PLAYING AT THE OSCARS QUEEN IS PLAYING AT THE OSCARS QUEEN IS PLAYING AT THE OSCARS QUEEN IS PLAYING AT THE PSCARSSOHOSNYWKSB pic.twitter.com/CUpy3RuFr4
— mαddч (@freddiesjim) February 18, 2019
this sunday queen will be playing the oscars, the cast will be there showcasing their best looks yet, and rami is gonna win his oscar. that’s one hell of a send off for bohemian rhapsody this award season :’)
— emily (@dontstopmerami) February 18, 2019
Lambert, who was a contestant on American Idol in 2009, has joined the band for several tours as a vocalist.
As if we weren’t already pumped for the Oscars, this announcement made us even more excited.
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