How Justin Timberlake Found Out About His First Oscar Nomination

JT is still GIDDY about his Oscar nomination for Can’t Stop the Feeling…….but the sweetest part is how he found out he’d been nominated.

Yesterday, we shared with the you the 2017 Oscar nominations. Of the star studded list of nominees comes one newcomer, Justin Timberlake. His song “Can’t Stop the Feeling” from the animated Trolls movie was nominated for “Best Original Song”,

In an interview with Deadline Timberlake revealed that it was his wife, Jessica Biel who informed him of his nod,

“I was recovering from a late night at the studio so when I woke up there was a whirlwind of emails and texts, but my wife broke the news to me which was even sweeter. . . . We were just giddy this morning, and I’m still like in a tornado. I’m just really honored and grateful they recognized the song. I’ve honestly been walking around today thinking, ‘Did that happen?"”

“I’m really humbled by the whole thing. I think most of all, I was excited the whole year that people responded to the song. Now more than ever we need something that puts a kick in someone’s step and unites us through a good feeling. I think that is what I was always most happy about that it gives people a good feeling. For the Academy to recognize this song? Wow. Yeah, I’m pinching myself.”

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