Shocking no one, “Shallow” won the Best Original Song award at last night’s Oscars for Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, following constant radio airplay since A Star is Born came out and wins at the Golden Globes and Grammy Awards.
Considered by many to be the greatest collaboration of the legendary Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Swing Time features a number of songs that became jazz standards, including the Academy Award-winning “The Way You Look Tonight”.
For 1981’s critically and commercially beloved Dudley Moore comedy Arthur one of the kings of yacht rock, Christopher Cross, provided the smooth, soft rock theme song for the movie that went on to win Best Original Song at the 1982 Oscars.
Winning Best Original Song at the 90th Academy Awards, “Remember Me”, written by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, is sung by numerous characters in Pixar’s Coco and ties multiple generations in the movie together through the power of music.
One of two songs nominated for Best Original Song from La La Land, City of Stars managed to take the prize as one of La La Land’s six Oscars.
Coming out a few months before Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, after the movie, BJ Thomas’ song from the soundtrack became one of the biggest hits of the 70’s and won the Oscar for Best Original Song.
Although it was widely thought to be deserving of many more nominations, Selma managed to get at least one win at the Oscars last night for it’s original song “Glory”, performed by John Legend and Common.
The phrase “Academy Award Winners Three 6 Mafia” probably seemed like the ramblings of a madman before 2006 but at the 78th Annual Academy Awards, that phrase became a reality.
The last day of January was rocked by the news that Jesse Eisenberg is Lex Luthor and there was a ton of other news this week as well.
The 2013 Oscar Nominations are out and Lincoln and Life of Pi are the front runners.