Rock band 'Queen
' opened the Oscars' event with performances from their 1977 hits 'We Will Rock You
' and 'We Are the Champions
' with special appearance from musician Adam Lambert. Other performances highlighted at the ceremony included Jennifer Hudson,and a duet by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.
The award ceremony had no host after Kevin Hart dropped out following past homophobic controversial tweets. The last time the event went on without a host was at the 61st Academy Awards, which aired in 1989.
Director Peter Farrelly's 'Green Book
'went on to beat Marvel's 'Black Panther
' in the Best Picture
category with the film's actor Mahershala Ali scooping the Best Supporting Actor
award. Green Book also won Best Original Screenplay
going against 'The Favourite' and 'Roma'.
Regina King won Best Supporting Actress
in the film 'If Beale Street Could Talk'
whereas Rami Malek and Olivia Colman won an Oscar each for Best Actor
respectively. The two were nominated alongside 'A Star Is Born'
cast Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in the categories.
Roma grabbed Best Cinematography
as its very own Alfonso Cuaron was feted for Best Director
edging out both 'The Favourite'
directors. It also won Best Foreign Language
while BlacKkKlansman garnered Best Adapted Screenplay
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born'
took home the Best Original Song
for their chart-topping track 'Shallow
'.Lego Movie's 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'
affirmed most fans' hopes of its potential win against 'Incredibles 2'
for Best Animation Award
was among the biggest winners of the night with three wins in Best Costume Design
(Ruth Carter), Best Original Music Score
(Ludwig Goransson) and Best Production Design
(Jay R. Hart, Hannah Beachler).