After much speculation, it has been confirmed that Ryan Gosling will take the stage to perform "I'm Just Ken" at the upcoming Oscars. Sources from Variety have revealed that the acclaimed actor will showcase his singing talents with the Academy Award-nominated song from the movie "Barbie" during the 96th annual ceremony scheduled for March 10. Despite Gosling's nominations and the song's recognition, the Academy has chosen not to comment on this development.

The decision regarding Gosling's performance at the Oscars has been a topic of discussion since both he and the song received nominations in January. In a recent cover story with Variety in early February, Gosling mentioned that he had not been formally approached by the Academy to perform. Expressing his willingness but acknowledging potential risks, Gosling stated, "It might be too much of a risk to have me do it... I don’t know how that would work. But I’m open to it." This uncertainty adds an element of anticipation to Gosling's potential musical performance at the prestigious awards ceremony.

Mark Ronson, in collaboration with Andrew Wyatt, expressed his desire for Ryan Gosling to perform "I'm Just Ken" at the Oscars during a conversation with Variety at the Grammys. Ronson emphasized that it was his dream to see Gosling take the stage for this performance and indicated that if Gosling declined, they would not seek an alternative.

"I'm Just Ken" and "What Was I Made For?" from the movie "Barbie" both received Oscar nominations for Best Original Song. Despite "What Was I Made For?" winning the Grammy for Best Song Written for Visual Media, beating out "I'm Just Ken" and "Dance the Night" by Dua Lipa, Ronson remains hopeful for Gosling's involvement in the Oscars performance.

The 96th Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, are set to be broadcast on ABC on March 10 at 4 p.m. PT. Initial reports from indicated that Gosling is slated to perform at the prestigious event, adding to the anticipation surrounding this musical moment.