The 87th Academy Award Nominations were announced yesterday morning and the media is now all a twitter with the news. Let the unnecessary opulence of award season begin!
Here are a few categories that often do not get much attention (unless you are Idina Menzel and John Travolta murders your name).
Those nominated in the Original Score category are the following:
Alexandre Desplat for “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Alexandre Desplat for “The Imitation Game”
Hans Zimmer for “Interstellar”
Gary Yershon for “Mr. Turner”
Jóhann Jóhannsson for “The Theory of Everything”
And here are the nominees in the “Original Song” category:
“Everything is Awesome” from THE LEGO MOVIE
Music and Lyric by Shawn Patterson
“Glory” from SELMA
Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn
“Grateful” from BEYOND THE LIGHTS
Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from GLEN CAMPBELL..I’LL BE ME
Music and Lyric by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond
“Lost Stars” from BEGIN AGAIN
Music and Lyric by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois
For a complete list of all of the nominees, click here.
You can watch The Academy Awards live on ABC on February 22nd.
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