Golden Globes: 10 Past Nominated Songs You Completely Forgot Existed

Remember These Tunes? Probably Not.
It’s officially Awards Season again and, rather predictably, everyone’s abuzz over the Academy Awards’ Best Original Song nominees — but what of the Golden Globes Best Original Song selections, we ask? No, really. Wait, come back!

Though often thought of as Oscar’s little sister — and a somewhat reliable predictor of who will win Academy Award gold — the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual accolade has a style all its own, and nowhere is this style more evident than in its strange history of Best Original Song nominees.

What follows is a look at some of the Golden Globe-nominated movie songs that once graced the big screen and the red carpet, only to fall into obscurity almost immediately after the night they lost. We couldn’t let them lay forgotten, so we’ve resurrected ten songs here for your listening enjoyment. (Don’t say we didn’t warn you, and thank us later for not including Pia Zadora, Frank Stallone or Gwynteh Paltrow.)

Donna Summer — “Down Deep Inside (Theme From The Deep)”

A year before she’d take home both an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her classic “Last Dance,” disco queen Donna Summer collaborated with renowned film composer John Barry — king of the 007 franchise — for this strange number from The Deep, a Jaws-y adventure starring a humpy young Nick Nolte. We wonder what Globes voters thought of the single mix, which differed from the soundtrack version by adding an orgasmic moan, a la Donna’s iconic “Love to Love You Baby.”

  • Jackie Rivera-Ortiz

    an amazing song by the most amazing artist “Bosson” he achieved huge success because of this song topping charts throughout Europe and America… lets give credit where credit is due! love Bosson!

  • Daniel

    Hello Bosson is the Best Musican in the world. What is about
    the chart rankings (#1 in Switzerland, Norway, South Africa and Singapore, and top 5 in Austria, Portugal, Germany and several other countries), that it is still, 12 years later, played all over the world, that it has resulted in 4 albums, several singles, 10 music videos, numerous covers and that Ne-Yo found some inspiration from it to his song “One in a million”. That he has fans all over the world that are very dedicated

  • michelle

    bosson is not some one hit wonder seriously really… he is a wonderful talented musician who has released 2 (that i know of) more albums since one in a million was released… Whomever wrote that crap should have his head read! Or a least get his facts straight or at least i dont know some research… Please really come on now

  • Ida

    Bosson one of the best artists of our time. Great composer, consummate singer and lyricist. His song ”One in a million” became his hallmark and the main soundtrack of the movie “Miss Congeniality” and I know, entered the top ten hits in Europe and Asia
    In 2000, nominated for the Golden Globe. In 2001, One In A Million Bosson is awarded Best Newcomer Awards at the Radio Music Awards 2001 in Singapore.
    This song is awesome and will never become obsolete. And it is with this song started off in a career of Bosson. It was more than 10 years, but millions of people to listen and admired to this day.
    Bosson one in a million

  • Irina

    One in a million “… More than 12 years ago Bosson wrote this song for a girl, but for many years admirers and friends of Bosson tells him that he is ” one in a million”because all these years, releasing albums, singles, music videos, engaging in TV shows, receiving awards (Award Best Newcomer Awards at Radio Music Awards 2001 in Singapore., 2008 – participation in the festival Ukrainian Music Awards in Donetsk, the award “Best European singer in Ukraine”) giving interviews, performing in different corners of world Bosson is still sincere, responsive and has a GREAT heart … and he participates in charitable performances and actions against cancer … Album 2010 “The Best Collection CD / DVD” was also charitable … !!!!
    Bosson participated in record a big N.Y.E Tv-show with Robert Wells together with other stars in China …. His performance was AWESOME!!!!! We are sooooooo proud of him!!!!! He’s the BEST!!!!!! One in a million FOREVER!!!!!!!