Comedian and actor Chris Rock will return as host for the second time. It's likely this year's Oscars conversation will revolve around who wasn't nominated following the controversial lack of diversity among this year's crop of nominees.
It's that controversy that has inspired the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag as well as a boycott of the 2016 awards by several big names in the film industry, including Selma director Ava DuVernay as well as Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Among those not boycotting the 2016 Academy Awards? This year's presenters and performers, which include Benicio Del Toro, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Hart, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Charlize Theron, Jacob Tremblay, The Weeknd, Pharrell Williams, Steve Carell, Priyanka Chopra, Quincy Jones, Byung-hun Lee, Jared Leto, Julianne Moore, Olivia Munn, Margot Robbie, Jason Segel, Andy Serkis, J.K. Simmons, Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon and more.The 2016 Oscars will air at 7:30 p.m. CST tonight on ABC. For more information, visit the 2015 Academy Awards website.