RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Eight hundred and forty-two people were invited to be part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Lady Gaga, Tom Holland and Adele are among the new names on the organization's list of those who can vote for Oscar candidates.

The announcement, made on Monday, July 1st, contains information regarding the new members. They are from 59 different countries, 50 percent are women, and 29 percent are non-white people.

The 2019 figures reflect the Academy's effort to promote diversity over the past four years. Should all invitees accept, the number . . .

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