Already have an account?
Get back to the

Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Sting to Perform at 2017 Oscars

They’re hitting the right note! Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Sting will perform at the 89th Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced in a statement on Friday, February 10.

PHOTOS: Justin Timberlake's Most Memorable Film & TV Roles

Read article

The musicians will perform all five Oscar-nominated numbers from the Best Original Song category at the star-studded event, which takes place at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday, February 26.

Timberlake will perform “Can’t Stop the Feeling” from his animated hit, Trolls. Legend — who, with rapper Common, previously won the Best Song Oscar for “Glory” from 2014’s Martin Luther King Jr. drama, Selma — will perform two songs from his film La La Land: “City of Stars” and “Audition (The Fools Who Dream).” Legend also acted in the film, playing a jazz musician, although the nominated songs were performed by Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. The musical romance is considered to be an Oscars front-runner this year.

Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Sting
Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Sting (from left)

PHOTOS: What Emma Stone, Nicole Kidman and More Stars Wore to the 2017 Oscar Nominees Luncheon

Read article

Also performing at Hollywood’s biggest night will be Hamilton creator Miranda, who will duet with young Moana star Auli’i Cravalho for a rendition of his nominated song, “How Far I’ll Go,” from the animated Disney film. An Oscar would put Miranda in rare company as one of the few entertainers to nab an EGOT — an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.

PHOTOS: Celebrity Dads Bond With Their Kids: Adorable Pictures

Read article

Sting will also perform his song “The Empty Chair” from HBO film Jim: The James Foley Story, a documentary about the American journalist brutally beheaded by ISIS in 2014. The British superstar cowrote the song with J. Ralph.

The 2017 Academy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and air on ABC at 7 p.m. ET.

For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on YouTube!