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Pharrell Williams to Perform Nominated Song 'Happy' at 2014 Oscars

February 4, 2014 (11:31 pm) GMT
The seven-time Grammy winner is the only performer scheduled for the March 2 ceremony so far.

has been announced to perform for the upcoming 86th Annual Academy Awards. The singer/producer, who is fresh from winning four Grammys last month, will perform "" soundtrack "Happy" which is nominated for Best Original Song category.

It has been a tradition for artists to perform nominated songs at the Oscars. Williams is currently the only performer announced for the March 2 ceremony at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, but it won't be a surprise if there are more to come.

"Happy" is pitted against 's "Ordinary Love" from "", 's "Let It Go" from "" and Karen O's "The Moon Song" from "". The song "Alone Yet Not Alone" from movie of the same name initially was nominated as well but it was disqualified due to unfair lobbying practices on the part of the songwriter.

Williams has been active on scoring for movies. He is working with renown composer Hans Zimmer on the score for the upcoming "".

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