Queen with Adam Lambert
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Adam Lambert & Queen Open The 2019 Oscars
The 2019 Oscars may not have had a host this year, but that certainly didn't stop the producers from kicking off the show with a bang.
The band opened the show in honor of Bohemian Rhapsody, the 2018 biopic about Queen's late frontman Freddie Mercury and chronicling the glam-rock band's rise to fame. It is up for a number of Academy Awards and pulled in Golden Globes earlier this year, incuding Best Motion Picture, Drama and Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Drama.
As the performance wrapped up, a sea of sparks rained down on the band, while an image of Mercury flashed in the background. "Welcome to the Oscars!" yelled Lambert.