2016 Best Actress Academy Award winner Brie Larson, 2007 Best Supporting Actress winner Jennifer Hudson, previous Oscar nominees Ken Watanabe, Jason Reitman and Emmanuel Lubezki, and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the nominees for the 89th Academy Awards, airing live on February 26, 2017 from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
One of the most anticipated announcements, ('cause we are a music show), Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Best Original Song), which sees selections from La La Land, Trolls, Jim: The James Foley Story and fighting for the Oscar this year.
From the joyful “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” to the musical magic of La La Land‘s “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” and “City of Stars” (which took home the 2017 Golden Globe for Best Original Song), listen to all the songs that are nominated for Best Original Song at the 2017 Oscars ceremony below — and decide which one should win.
1. “Audition (The Fools Who Dream),” La La Land, performed by Emma Stone and composed by Justin Hurwitz
2. “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” Trolls, performed by Justin Timberlake and composed by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback
3. “City of Stars,” La La Land, performed by Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone and composed by Justin Hurwitz with lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
4. “The Empty Chair,” Jim: The James Foley Story, performed by Sting and composed by Sting and J. Ralph.
5. “How Far I’ll Go,” Moana, performed by Auli’i Cravalho (and Alessia Cara) and composed by Lin-Manuel Miranda