And - gasp - not having all the Oscar-nominated musicians perform during the ceremony.
Last week Gaga and Cooper performed "Shallow" together for the first time since the movie in a surprise reunion at Gaga's Enigma show in Las Vegas.
Already, Gaga was crowned a dual victor at the Critics Choice Awards for best actress and Shallow took home best song at the Golden Globes.
We might be hearing only 90-second versions of the songs, which means that Best Original Song performances will run less than 8 minutes, total.
Fortunately, the Academy confirmed last week that all of the nominated songs would be performed at the ceremony.
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A surprise guest was to perform The Place Where Lost Things Go from Mary Poppins Returns, they revealed.
In another tweet, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings were also confirmed to sing "When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings" from ' The Ballad of Buster Scruggs'.
The fifth? Kendrick Lamar and SZA's 'All the Stars' from Black Panther.
The 2019 Academy Awards takes place Sunday, February 24th and will air live on ABC.