If you can’t be at the Oscars, Elton John’s 23rd annual Academy Awards Viewing Party is the other place to be ! At this gala event, guests will watch a live telecast of the Oscars while enjoying a gourmet meal designed by Chef Gordon Ramsay, a live charity auction and a performance by Nile Rodgers and his legendary band Chic.
Among this year’s attending stars : Craig Robert Young, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, Quincy Jones, Miley Cyrus, Samuel L. Jackson, Nick Jonas, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Heidi Klum, Jared Leto, Tyler Perry, Sharon Stone, Denzel Washington, Eric McCormack and Tim Allen.
Elton’s viewing party is the most successful fundraising event in Hollywood on Oscar night by raising millions of dollars to help people at risk of or living with HIV/AIDS. Over the past 23 years, it has raised nearly $45 million.