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Beyonce is in talks to perform Oscar-nominated song Be Alive during upcoming Academy Award telecast

Beyonce is in talks to perform her Oscar-nominated song Be Alive during upcoming Academy Award telecast… with possible cameo from Will Smith

The 2022 Oscars are less than a week away, but last minute arrangements are still being made.

Beyonce is in talks to possibly perform her original song Be Alive from the King Richard soundtrack.

If it comes to fruition, the 40-year-old musician could possibly put on a satellite presentation from tennis courts in Compton, California, with Will Smith joining.

Surprise performance? Beyonce is in talks to possibly perform her original song Be Alive from the King Richard soundtrack

Per Variety, the Lemonade artist’s team has been communicating with award show producers to potentially open this Sunday’s show.

Sources said the plan began taking shape last Monday. The location would be significant because it’s where Venus and Serena both began their sports careers. 

One option being fleshed out is a concept in which Will – who played the athletes’ father Richard Williams in the film – appears in Compton with Bey.

He would have to later make his way back up to Hollywood in time for the best actor award to be announced. 

Star of King Richard: If it comes to fruition, the 40-year-old musician could possibly put on a satellite presentation from tennis courts in Compton, California, with Will Smith joining

Star of King Richard: If it comes to fruition, the 40-year-old musician could possibly put on a satellite presentation from tennis courts in Compton, California, with Will Smith joining

Mrs. Carter is known for keeping her professional plans under tight wraps, and often has collaborators ink nondisclosure agreements.

Variety noted that ‘insiders close to the industry and to the city government said that it’s possible Beyonce would abandon the concept entirely if any of her plans’ were leaked. 

If she does in fact choose to sing from a South Central tennis court, she has plenty of options. 

However, back in 2016 the Lueders Park courts were renamed the Venus and Serena Williams Court of Champion.

Soiree: Serena Williams, Will, and Venus Williams arrive at the 33rd Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel

Soiree: Serena Williams, Will, and Venus Williams arrive at the 33rd Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel

The unprecedented performance would be in line with the entertainers ongoing commitment to uplifting marginalized communities.

Having one of the biggest stars in the world perform from Compton would shed light on the community and the fact that two natives went on to smash tennis records.

Beyonce has taken the stage at the ceremony multiple times. In 2005 she belted out several songs in the best song category. 

Learn to Be Lonely from the remake of The Phantom of the Opera, music from Dreamgirls, and a medley celebrating movie musicals are all in her repetoire. 

Right up her alley: The unprecedented performance would be in line with the entertainers ongoing commitment to uplifting marginalized communities

Right up her alley: The unprecedented performance would be in line with the entertainers ongoing commitment to uplifting marginalized communities

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