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January 29, 2015 11:30 AM

Country fans have a new reason to watch the Oscars this year: Tim McGraw is performing!

McGraw will sing Glen Campbell‘s Oscar-nominated song "I’m Not Gonna Miss You" during the live television broadcast on Feb. 22.

Campbell’s tune, penned with Julian Raymond, is nominated for an Academy Award in the original song category and appears in the documentary Glen Campbell I’ll Be Me, which follows Campbell’s final tour and his struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

“We are thrilled that Tim McGraw will be singing ‘I’m Not Gonna Miss You’ on Glen’s behalf at the Academy Awards,” said Campbell’s family in a statement. “Glen was always a fan of his music and Tim is sure to bring great emotional depth to the performance. We can’t wait to hear it live!”

“I’m honored to be asked to sing this powerful song from one of the true legends of the music industry,” added McGraw.

Campbell now resides at a full-time care facility specializing in Alzheimer’s.

“He’s always cheerful,” his wife, Kim Woolen, told PEOPLE in November. “He loves to laugh, and he tells jokes it makes us laugh, and then it brings him joy that he’s made us laugh.”

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