Oscars: Listen to the Best Original Song Nominees

9:00 AM 2/20/2017

by Kara Haar

Tracks penned by Justin Timberlake, Sting, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more are up for the honor.

'La La Land'
'La La Land'
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominated songs from a romantic musical, two animated films, and a moving documentary in its best original songs category.

Listen to all five of the nominees below before the winner is announced Feb. 26.

  • "Audition (The Fools Who Dream)," from 'La La Land'

    Music by Justin Hurwitz, lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

  • "Can’t Stop the Feeling," from 'Trolls'

    Music and lyrics by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster

  • "City of Stars," from 'La La Land'

    Music by Justin Hurwitz, lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

  • "The Empty Chair," from 'Jim: The James Foley Story'

    Music and lyrics by J. Ralph and Sting

  • "How Far I'll Go," from 'Moana'

    Music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda

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