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8 Things You Need To Know About This Year's Oscars

A step-by-step breakdown for all of your Oscar needs!

Alright, movie lovers, it's almost time! Our Super Bowl — aka the Oscars — awaits! Here's everything you need to know about this year's Academy Awards:

1. First things first, when are the Oscars?


Very important! The 92nd annual Academy Awards ceremony will be on Feb. 9, 2020.

2. Where can I watch the ceremony?


The ceremony will air on ABC if you're watching on your television, or you can stream it live on the official ABC website.

3. What time does the show start?


The show begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

4. What about the red carpet?


Official red carpet coverage will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. on ABC, but E!'s red carpet coverage will be airing live all afternoon!

5. Okay, but who all is nominated?

Warner Bros.

Joker received the most nominations, leading with 11. Others are:

Best Picture

Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Little Women
Marriage Story
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Actor in a Leading Role

Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory

Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Actress in a Leading Role

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

Charlize Theron, Bombshell

Renée Zellweger, Judy


Martin Scorsese, The Irishman

Todd Phillips, Joker

Sam Mendes, 1917

Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Bong Joon-ho, Parasite

Actress in a Supporting Role

Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell

Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit

Florence Pugh, Little Women

Margot Robbie, Bombshell

Actor in a Supporting Role

Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes

Al Pacino, The Irishman

Joe Pesci, The Irishman

Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

You can read the full list of nominees here.

6. Who's hosting?


Just like last year's ceremony, there will be no host this year!

7. Who's performing?


Well, it hasn't been officially announced yet, but Best Original Song nominees usually perform, so expect to see:

Randy Newman, “I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away” — Toy Story 4

Elton John, “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” — Rocketman

Chrissy Metz, “I'm Standing With You” — Breakthrough

Idina Menzel, “Into the Unknown” — Frozen II

Cynthia Erivo, “Stand Up” — Harriet

8. What will people be talking about?


Once again, the nominations include very few people of color and women were completely snubbed in the Best Director category. Expect to hear mentions of inclusivity in speeches, as well as mentions of the devastating fires in Australia and the upcoming 2020 election.

For more, keep up with BuzzFeed's Oscar night coverage right here.