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Justin Timberlake has said he is speechless about the 2017 Oscar nomination of his song "Can't Stop the Feeling," from the film "Trolls." Pictured: Timberlake poses backstage with his awards for Favorite Male artist and Favorite Song of the Year for "Can't Stop the Feeling" at the People's Choice Awards 2017 in Los Angeles, California on Jan. 18, 2017 Reuters/Danny Moloshok

Justin Timberlake has taken to Twitter to express his feelings about his first-ever Oscar nomination.

“SPEECHLESS. WOWOWOW,” tweeted the 35-year-old singer and actor early Wednesday morning. His song “Can't Stop the Feeling,” from the animated movie “Trolls,” is among the tunes vying for best original song in the 2017 Academy Awards.

In his tweet, Timberlake also thanked the award-giving body and congratulated all the other nominees, Billboard reported.

“Can’t Stop the Feeling” joins the ranks of Oscar nominees which also reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100. It is the 41st song to achieve the feat, following in the footsteps of such classics as Celine Dion's “My Heart Will Go On” from “Titanic” (1997) and Stevie Wonder's “I Just Called to Say I Love You” from “The Woman In Red” (1984).

The other nominees for best original song in the 2017 Oscars are Lin-Manuel Miranda's “How Far I’ll Go” from Disney's “Moana,” J. Ralph and Sting's “The Empty Chair” from “La La Land,” and “Audition” and “City of Stars” by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The last two songs both appear in “La La Land,” the film with the most number of nominations in this year's Academy Awards.

Pasek and Paul, who wrote the lyrics to “Audition” and “City of Stars,” were, like Timberlake, lost for words upon finding out about their nominations.

“While we might be the lyricists for ‘La La Land,’ we’re having some real trouble finding words this morning! We had the great honor of writing these songs with the singularly talented Justin Hurwitz, and it was such a privilege to develop them with the visionary Damien Chazelle,” Pasek and Paul told Billboard.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled for the academy to recognize that this film was a collaboration across all departments. And that’s about the maximum amount of English sentences we’re able to string together at this moment!” the songwriters continued.

The 2017 Academy Awards will be broadcast live by ABC on Feb. 26, starting at 5:30 p.m. PT.

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