Nominated for best original song this year, “Everything Is Awesome!!!” is simultaneously a celebration and satire of mindless pop culture.
It was easily the awards show’s weirdest musical performance, even more than Neil Patrick Harris’ opener. In addition to Tegan & Sara, Will Arnett as Batman (dressed Batman Forever style) and Questlove showed up, Oprah was handed a Lego Oscar statue, and Devo maestro Mark Mothersbaugh — who produced the song — popped up in a Lego Devo hat for a split second.
This performance packed so much insanity into a minute and a half that watching Andy Samberg rap on stage at the Oscars was the least crazy thing about it.
Even if The Lego Movie didn’t get an Oscar nod, this performance proved tha block is hot. Watch it here: