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Common Suits Up for Glorious Oscars 2015 Day!

Common is all smiles as he hits the red carpet at the 2015 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 22) in Hollywood.

The 42-year-old rapper and John Legend are nominated together in the Best Original Song category for their song “Glory” from the movie Selma. They are the favorites to win the prize, so tune in and see if they get it!

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Common

“Starting my #Oscar day out right by going to Church. @theacademy #glory,” Common shared on his Twitter account along with a video expressing his excitement.

“It’s Oscar day! I just left church, I jogged this morning, I thanked god for today, and we’re about to enjoy this day,” Common said. “We enjoying Oscar day!”

FYI: Common is wearing a Prada suit paired with Fred Leighton jewels.

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John Legend & Common's Oscars Song: 'Glory' Audio & Lyrics!

John Legend and Common have already performed their Oscar-nominated song “Glory” at the Grammys, but tonight they will be singing it again for movies’ biggest night!

The guys wrote the song for the film Selma and it is nominated for Best Original Song.

So far, “Glory” has picked up awards at the Golden Globes, the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, and more. It is one of the favorites to win the Oscar as well!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of John Legend and Common’s song “Glory”?

UPDATE: Here are pics of John Legend and his wife on the red carpet!

UPDATE: Here are pics of Common on the red carpet!

UPDATE: Check out John Legend and Common performing “Glory” on the 2015 Oscars!


Common, John Legend – Glory

Click inside to read the lyrics to the song… More Here! »

Selma's David Oyelowo & Carmen Ejogo Dress Up for Spirit Awards 2015

David Oyelowo is joined by his co-star and producer Oprah Winfrey on the pink carpet at the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards held on Saturday afternoon (February 21) at the beach in Santa Monica, Calif.

The two stars were there to support their movie Selma, which was nominated for five awards including Best Picture and Best Male Lead for David.

Also in attendance were Best Supporting Female nominee Carmen Ejogo, Best Director nominee Ava DuVernay, and tomorrow’s Oscar nominee Common.

The night before, Common hosted a pre-Oscar celebration for the film sponsored by CÎROC at Ysabel in West Hollywood.

FYI: Carmen is wearing a Roksanda jumpsuit, Casadei shoes, and a Rodo clutch. Common is wearing Lanvin.

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John Legend & Common Have an Epic Lip Sync Battle (Video)

John Legend and Common get into some costumes to battle it out on the new television show Lip Sync Battle.

On the program, airing on April 2 on Spike, John does a lip sync to MC Hammer‘s “U Can’t Touch This” while Common did his lip sync to Lionel Richie‘s “All Night Long.”

The two guys are nominated together for an Oscar this weekend in the Best Original Song category for their song “Glory” from the movie Selma. They are the favorites to win the prize, so tune in and see if they get it!


Common vs John Legend on Lip Sync Battle

Amy Smart & Common Make It A Special Night at Global Green USA's Pre-Oscar Party 2015!

Amy Smart and Missi Pyle hit the green carpet to attend Global Green USA’s 2015 Pre-Oscar Party held at the Avalon Hollywood on Wednesday (February 18) in Los Angeles.

The 38-year-old Justified actress and Missi, 42, were joined by performer of the evening Common, Fran Drescher, Billy Zane, Orange Is The New Black‘s Alysia Reiner, New Girl‘s Lamorne Morris, Heather McDonald, and Desert Dancer‘s Reece Ritchie.

Over 700 guests including celebrities, eco-luminaries, environmental companies, political leadership and headline press from around the world gathered to celebrate sustainable solutions and hear the latest green messages.

25+ pictures inside of Amy Smart, Common, and more at Global Green USA’s 2015 Pre-Oscar PartyMore Here! »

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David Oyelowo & 'Selma' Cast Hit Up 'Essence' Luncheon

David Oyelowo and his wife Jessica couple up for the 2015 Annual Essence Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on Thursday (February 19) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The couple was joined at the event by his Selma co-stars Carmen Ejogo, Lorraine Toussaint, Common, Ava DuVernay, as well as soundtrack artist John Legend.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of David Oyelowo

The day before, Carmen and Lorraine stepped out at Alfre Woodard’s Oscar’s Sistahs Soiree.

10+ pictures inside of David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, and more at the Essence event… More Here! »

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John Legend & Common Pay Tribute to 'Selma' with Grammy 2015 Performance - Watch Here!

John Legend plays the piano while Common takes center stage during a performance at the 2015 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on Sunday (February 8) in Los Angeles.

The 36-year-old singer and the 42-year-old rapper were joined by a choir during their live rendition of “Glory” — a song from Common‘s movie Selma.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of John Legend

“Me and @johnlegend about to hit the stage!” Common tweeted during the show.

In case you didn’t know, “Glory” was awarded Best Original Song at the Golden Globes.

Watch the moving performance below!


John Legend & Common ‘Glory’ at Grammys
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