LOS ANGELES (AP) - An Oscar-winning composer and Grammy-winning rapper will handle the music at the 84th annual Academy Awards.
Zimmer won an Oscar for the original score for 1994’s “The Lion King.” The 54-year-old composer has another eight nominations for scoring films such as “Inception,” “Gladiator” and “Rain Man.”
Williams is a rapper and producer who has recorded with Jay-Z, Britney Spears, Snoop Dogg, Justin Timberlake and Beyonce. The 38-year-old has won three Grammy Awards.
The Academy Awards will be presented Feb. 26, 2012.