How to watch the Oscars: Date, time, nominations, host and other things to know about the Academy Awards

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The Oscars are just around the corner! With less than a week until the biggest night in Hollywood, here's what you should know.

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When are the Oscars?

The 91st Academy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.

As in years past, the ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre in the heart of Hollywood.

How to watch the Oscars

The Oscars will air LIVE on ABC at 8 p.m. ET| 5 p.m. PT.

Live coverage from the red carpet will begin at 5:30 p.m. ET | 2:30 p.m. PT on ABC News Live.

Check back for more ways to watch as they're announced.

Who is hosting the Oscars?
There will be no host this year, the Academy confirmed.

Kevin Hart was initially announced as the show's host in early December, though he dropped out following online backlash against years-old homophobic tweets. After speculation that he might reconsider, Hart appeared on Good Morning America to say definitively that he would not be hosting and that he is done talking about the controversy.

This will be the show's first time without a host in three decades.

Who are the nominees?

See the full list of nominees here.

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Find out who is nominated for an Oscar and be sure to watch the 91st Oscars Feb. 24 on ABC.

Among the notable nominees are Netflix's art piece Roma, which walked away with 10 nods. This was tied for the most with witty British comedy The Favourite. Black Panther, the most popular film at the box office in 2018, became the first superhero movie to be nominated for Best Picture.

Among the snubs was Bradley Cooper, who did not get nominated for his directorial debut, A Star Is Born, even though he was considered a strong directing contender.

Who is performing during the show?

Queen announced that they will perform with Adam Lambert during the show. Also, per tradition, the nominees for Best Original Song will be performed, including Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper singing the chart-topper "Shallow" from A Star Is Born. Other performers include Jennifer Hudson and Bette Middler.

Who else will be there?

The Oscars have begun to announce the A-list celebrities who will be presenting, including Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Tina Fey.

When does voting take place?

The final round of voting closed on Tuesday, Feb. 19.


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