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Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop The Feeling” Re-Enters Top 5 On iTunes Sales Chart Following Oscars

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Justin Timberlake opened Sunday’s Academy Awards with a live rendition of his “Can’t Stop The Feeling,” and the performance ignited a big sales gain.

As of press time at 3:30AM ET, the Oscar-nominated song is back up to #5 on the US iTunes sales chart.

The other four Best Original Song nominees also received live performances at Sunday’s Oscars, and they have also begun to rise on the iTunes chart.

— Following the collaborative performance between Auli’i Cravalho and Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cravalho’s rendition of “How Far I’ll Go” is up to #37 on the iTunes sales chart. The Alessia Cara version is up to #69.

— The Ryan Gosling-Emma Stone version of “City Of Stars,” which won the Original Song Oscar, is currently #46 on the US iTunes sales chart. Fellow nominee (and fellow “La La Land” song) “Audition” (by Emma Stone) is #75. John Legend performed the two songs as part of a medley Sunday night; that medley is currently #306 on iTunes.

— Sting & J. Ralph’s “The Empty Chair,” the fifth of this year’s Original Song nominees, is up to #198 at press time. Sting performed the song during Sunday’s show.

Written by Dolph Malone

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Dolph Malone is a senior editor for Headline Planet and a key contributor to the music and television sectors of the publication.

An avid pop culture spectator, Dolph also helms Headline Planet's social media reporting. He, specifically, covers entertainment stories that are breaking in the key social networks.

Contact Dolph at dolph.malone[at]headlineplanet.com.

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