Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and John Legend to perform at 89th Oscars

Feb 10, 2017 by Ian Evans

89th Oscar® show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today that Oscar nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and John Legend will perform at the 89th Oscars ceremony, on Sunday, February 26.

“We’re thrilled to welcome these world-class artists to the Oscars. These performances will not only celebrate the five extraordinary nominated original songs, but also the integral part music plays in movies,” De Luca and Todd said.

Auli’i Cravalho will join Miranda to perform “How Far I’ll Go,” written for Moana. Sting will perform “The Empty Chair” from Jim: The James Foley Story, the Oscar nominated song he co-wrote with three-time Oscar nominee J. Ralph. Timberlake will perform his Oscar-nominated song “Can’t Stop The Feeling” from the movie Trolls. He shares music and lyric credits with Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster. While Legend, who shared an Oscar with Common in 2014 for “Glory” from Selma, will perform both “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” and “City of Stars,” from La La Land, music by Justin Hurwitz; lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

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