2015 Oscar Nominations: John Legend, Rita Ora, Adam Levine Songs Up For Academy Awards
On Sunday (January 11), John Legend and Common‘s “Glory,” a soundtrack contribution to the film Selma, won the Best Original Song award at the Golden Globes. Less than a week later, the two gents have found themselves nominated yet again, this time for an Academy Award.
Altogether, five songs stand to win the Oscar for Original Song: “Glory,” “Everything Is Awesome” from The LEGO Movie (written by Shawn Patterson, performed by Tegan And Sara with The Lonely Island), “Lost Stars” from Begin Again (written by Gregg Alexander, Danielle Brisebois, Nick Lashley and Nick Southwood, performed by Adam Levine), “Grateful” from Beyond The Lights (written by Diane Warren, performed by Rita Ora) and Glen Campbell‘s “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me.
The Oscar will ultimately go to the writers of the song, but at the very least, you can probably expect Rita, Adam, John, Common, Tegan, Sara and Glen to perform during the 87th Academy Awards telecast on February 22.
Meanwhile, up this time around for the Original Score statue: Hans Zimmer (Interstellar), Alexandre Desplat (The Imitation Game), Johann Johannsson, (The Theory Of Everything), Alexandre Desplat, (The Grand Budapest Hotel) and Gary Yershon (Mr. Turner). Johannsson won the Golden Globe on Sunday in this category.
Who do you think will take home the Original Song Oscar this time?
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