As the stars arrive on the red carpet for the 2017 Academy Awards, the emotions are already running high.
Nominee Lin-Manuel Miranda, who is up for the Best Original Song category for his song "How Far I'll Go" from Moana, got choked up on the red carpet talking with Ryan Seacrest when Seacrest surprised him with a video performance by some of the Hamilton cast. They sang a mashup of "How Far I'll Go" and a couple Hamilton tunes and Miranda immediately teared up watching the performance.
If Miranda takes home the little gold statue tonight, he will be among the few Hollywood stars who have the rare, highly coveted EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards).
Miranda was accompanied on the red carpet by his mother and both were sporting ACLU support ribbons on their outfits.
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