Justin Timberlake, John Legend to Sing at the Oscars

Justin Timberlake, John Legend to Sing at the Oscars

Oscar-show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd did not miss the opportunity to sign up nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and 2014 Oscar-winner John Legend to perform all five nominated original songs at the 89th Academy Awards.

Seventeen-time Grammy victor 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.

Lin Manuel Miranda who is one Oscar away from getting EGOT status will be performing the nominated song, "How Far I'll Go" with the young Auli'i Cravalho.

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The Oscars will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and will air live on Sunday, February 26, on ABC. Moana is also up for Best Animated Feature Film. If Miranda wins, he will join the exclusive club of people who have won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards, and the even more rarefied group of people who have also won a Pulitzer Prize.

The artists are set to perform all five of this year's nominees for best original song, from Moana track "How Far I'll Go" to selections from La La Land. He shares music and lyric credits with Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster. Although they were written by the film's composer Justin Hurwitz, Legend appears in the film as a central musical character. He is stepping in as a high-powered pinch hitter for Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, who sang "City of Stars" and "Audition (The Fools Who Dream)" in La La Land. Singer-songwriter Legend shared with Common an Oscar for the original song "Glory" from "Selma" (2014). Sting co-wrote the song with J. Ralph.