The movie industry’s star studded affair is finally here! The 2013 Oscars is set to air 5:30 PT/ 8:30 ET on ABC with Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane as the host.
All our favorite actors and actresses are walking the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.
We are covering the 85th Oscar Awards as soon as they air so be sure to refresh this page for live updates on winners and special highlights.
For now, here are a few things to expect from some of the performances tonight:
Norah Jones will perform the Oscar-nominated song “Everybody Needs a Best Friend” from the film Ted, while Adele will be performing her Oscar-nominated song “Skyfall.”
Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum are just some of the few presenters of the night.
Kristin Chenoweth will join host Seth MacFarlane for a special closing number.
Here we go with live updates:
In the opening segment, Seth MacFarlane sings Sinatra classic “The Way You Look Tonight,” while Channing Tatum & Charlize Theron do a dance number.
Soon After, Daniel Radcliffe & Joseph Gordon Levitt surprise the audience as they sing and dance with MacFarlane.
Octavia Spencer presents first award for Best Supporting Actor: Chistoph Waltz for Django Unchained is declared winner!
Paul Rudd & Melissa McCarthy join forces to present Best Animated Short Film: PaperMan wins!
The duo also present Best Animated Feature Film: Brave wins!
Reese Witherspoon takes the stage to introduce three of the Best Picture nominees: “Les Miserables,” “Life of Pi,” and “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel Jackson, Jeremy Renner & Mark Ruffalo present award for Best Cinematography: Life of Pi wins!
The group of handsome actors also present for Achievement in Visual Effects: Life of Pi wins again!
Channing Tatum and Jennifer Aniston present award for Costume Design: Anna Karenina wins!
Tatum and Aniston also present award for Makeup & Hairstyling: Les Miserables wins!
Halle Berry introduces clip for the celebration of 50th anniversary of James Bond
Shirley Bassey beautifully sings for James Bond Tribute
Kerry Washington & Jamie Fox present for Best Live Action Short Film: Curfew by Shawn Christensen wins!
The duo also present Best Documentary Short Subject: Inocente wins!
Liam Neeson introduces Best Picture nominees “Argo,” “Lincoln,” & “Zero Dark Thirty”
George Clooney introduced a memorable clip of all the beloved actors/actresses
Ben Affleck presents Best Documentary Feature: Searching For Sugar Man wins!
Jessica Chastain & Jennifer Garner present Best Foreign Language Film: “Amour” wins!
John Travolta introduces a tribute to a slew of musical performances:
First up: Catherine Zeta joins performs “All That Jazz” from Chicago
Next up: Jennifer Hudson wows the crowd with a stunning performance of “And I’m Telling You” from Dream Girls!
Hudson got a standing ovation for her magical performance.
Finally, here comes the cast of Les Miserables. Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, and Helena Bonham Carter perform “One Day More.”
Mark Wahlberg & animated star “Ted” present Best Sound Mixing: Les Miserables wins!
Wahlberg & Ted also present the award for Best Sound Editing. There is a tie! No Joke! The first Oscar award goes to Zero Dark Thirty. The second Oscar goes to Skyfall!
Christopher Plummer presents award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Anne Hathaway wins for her role in Les Miserables! What a heart-felt speech she gave! She praised her fellow nominees, gave a special shout-out to co-star Hugh Jackman & shared her profound love for her husband.
Sandra Bullock presents award for Achievement in Film Editing: William Goldenberg’s Argo wins!
Jennifer Lawerence introduces Adele, who performs nominated song “SkyFall” from James Bond
Oscar Winner Nicole Kidman introduces Best Picture nominees “Silver Linings Playbook,” “Django Unchained,” & “Amour.”
Daniel Radcliffe & Kristen Stewart present Best Production Design: Lincoln wins!
George Clooney introduces clip in memory of all the beloved actors/actresses, filmmakers and composers we have lost this year.
Barbara Streisand gives a heart-felt performance as she sings “The Way We Were” as a tribute to late composer Marvin Hamlisch.
Chicago cast Richard Gere, Renee Zellweger, Queen Latifah & Catherine Zeta-Jones present Oscar award for Original Score: Life of Pi wins!
The Chicago cast also present award for Best Original Song: Adele & Paul Epworth win for Skyfall!
Dustin Hoffman & Charlize Theron present award for Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Chris Terrio wins for Argo!
The duo also present award for Writing (Original Screenplay): Quentin Tarantino wins for Django Unchained!
Oscar Winners Jane Fonda & Michael Douglas present Best Director award: Ang Lee “Life of Pi” wins!
Jean Valjean presents award for Best Actress in Leading Role: Jennifer Lawrence wins for Silver Linings Playbook!
Meryl Streep presents award for Best Actor in Leading Role: Daniel Day Lewis wins for Lincoln!
Jack Nicholson, with the help of the First Lady herself, Michelle Obama, (who was shown on a projector screen) present award for Best Picture award: Argo WINS!!!!!!!
Kristen Chenoweth & Seth MacFarlane perform a hilarious closing number in tribute to all the losers of the Night!
That’s a rap! Hope you enjoyed our live updates! Are you happy with the winners?! We want to know! Leave your thoughts below!