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It's going to be a tough race in the Best Original Song category at the 88th Academy Awards since Sam Smith, Lady Gaga and The Weeknd will all be performing at the forthcoming ceremony, which airs on February 28.

"Each of these artists brings a wonderfully distinctive element to the Oscars stage," show producer David Hill and Reginald Hudlin said. "Together they represent the many thrilling ways stories can be shared about the human experience, and we're honored they will be part of the celebration."

They aren't the only chart-toppers expected to appear. Pharrell is scheduled to show up at the ceremony, but there's no word on whether he'll present or perform. 

In addition, the Academy also announced that Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Hart, Tina Fey, Ryan Gosling, Charlize Theron and Jacob Tremblay will present at the Chris Rock-hosted show. 

In the midst of the recent Oscar boycott for the lack of non-white nominees, Goldberg said that she would not be participating in the movement. "Boycotting doesn't work, and it's also a slap in the face to Chris Rock," she said during a recent episode of "The View." "I find that also wrong. So I'm not going to boycott, but I'm going to continue to b*tch, as I have, all year round, because I'm tired of seeing movies where no one is represented except a bit of the population."

The Oscars air live on February 28 at 7 p.m. EST on ABC.

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