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Oscar Best Original Song & Score Contenders Revealed

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the tracklist for its 91-title Best Original Song contenders list for the 89th Academy Awards. Animated films account for 14 entries on the list, with the inclusion of songs from The Angry Birds Movie, Ice Age: Collision Course, The Little Prince, Moana, Sausage Party, Sing, Snowtime!, Storks, Trolls and Zootopia. The documentary Floyd Norman: An Animated Life is in contention with “One Frame at a Time”

The Academy also revealed the 145 original film scores under consideration for the Oscars. Animated titles that made the cut: The Angry Birds Movie (composer Heitor Pereira), Bilal (Atli Ӧrvarsson), Finding Dory (Thomas Newman), Ice Age: Collision Course (John Debney), Kubo and the Two Strings (Dario Marianelli),The Little Prince (Hans Zimmer & Richard Harvey), Moana (Mark Mancina), The Red Turtle (Laurent Perez Del Mar), Sausage Party (Alan Menken & Christopher Lennertz), The Secret Life of Pets (Alexandre Desplat), Sing (Joby Talbot), Snowtime! (Eloi Painchaud & Jorane), Storks (Mychael Danna & Jeff Danna), Trolls (Christophe Beck) and Zootopia (Michael Giacchino).

Docus Floyd Norman: An Animated Life (Ryan Shore) and Life, Animated (Dylan Stark & T. Griffin) are also a Best Score contenders.

Music Branch members will watch clips and vote in order of preference for their top five (or fewer) picks. Five songs will receive nominations in the category, with a maximum of two songs from any one film. Nominations will be announced January 24, 2017. The 2017 Oscars will be held February 26, broadcast live on ABC.

Best Original Song contenders:

“Just Like Fire” from Alice through the Looking Glass
“Rise” from American Wrestler: The Wizard
“Friends” from The Angry Birds Movie
“Flicker” from Audrie & Daisy
“Seconds” from Autumn Lights
“A Minute to Breathe” from Before the Flood
“Glory (Let There Be Peace)” from Believe
“Mother’s Theme” from Believe
“Somewhere” from Believe
“The Only Way Out” from Ben-Hur
“Still Falling for You” from Bridget Jones’s Baby
“F That” from The Bronze
“Torch Pt. 2” from Citizen Soldier
“Drift and Fall Again” from Criminal
“Take Me Down” from Deepwater Horizon
“Land of All” from Desierto
“Sad but True (Dreamland Theme)” from Dreamland
“Angel by the Wings” from The Eagle Huntress
“Blind Pig” from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
“One Frame at a Time” from Floyd Norman: An Animated Life
“I’m Crying” from Free State of Jones
“Gold” from Gold
“Champion” from Hands of Stone
“Dance Rascal, Dance” from Hello, My Name Is Doris
“I See a Victory” from Hidden Figures
“Runnin” from Hidden Figures
“Sixty Charisma Scented Blackbirds” from How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change
“My Superstar” from Ice Age: Collision Course
“Seeing You Around” from Ithaca
“The Empty Chair” from Jim: The James Foley Story
“Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” from La La Land
“City of Stars” from La La Land
“Start a Fire” from La La Land
“Cateura Vamos A Soñar (We Will Dream)” from Landfill Harmonic
“Better Love” from The Legend of Tarzan
“Never Give Up” from Lion
“Equation” from The Little Prince
“Turnaround” from The Little Prince
“Moonshine” from Live by Night
“Loving” from Loving
“Hurry Home” from Max Rose
“Gone 2015” from Miles Ahead
“Wish That You Were Here” from Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
“I’m Still Here” from Miss Sharon Jones!
“How Far I’ll Go” from Moana
“We Know the Way” from Moana
“Even More Mine” from My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
“Waving Goodbye” from The Neon Demon
“I’m Back” from Never Surrender
“Find My Victory” from Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
“On Ghost Ridge” from 100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice
“Ordinary World” from Ordinary World
“Devil’s Girl” from Outlaws and Angels
“Levitate” from Passengers
“Ginga” from Pelé: Birth of a Legend
“Nobody Knows” from Pete’s Dragon
“Something Wild” from Pete’s Dragon
“Dancing with Your Shadow” from Po
“I’m So Humble” from Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
“Stay Here” from Presenting Princess Shaw
“Celebrate Life” from Queen Mimi
“Back to Life” from Queen of Katwe
“Let the Games Begin” from Race
“Think About It” from The Red Pill
“The Rules Don’t Apply” from Rules Don’t Apply
“The Great Beyond” from Sausage Party
“Faith” from Sing
“Set It All Free” from Sing
“Drive It Like You Stole It” from Sing Street
“Go Now” from Sing Street
“The Veil” from Snowden
“Hymn” from Snowtime!
“Kiss Me Goodnight” from Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four
“Holdin’ Out” from Storks
“Heathens” from Suicide Squad
“Flying Home” from Sully
“Montage” from Swiss Army Man
“Petit Metier” from They Will Have to Kill Us First – Malian Music in Exile
“Letter to the Free” from 13th
“Down with Mary” from Too Late
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” from Trolls
“Get Back Up Again” from Trolls
“Smile” from The Uncondemned
“We Will Rise” from Veeram (Macbeth)
“LA Venus” from We Are X
“New Dogs, Old Tricks” from What Happened Last Night
“Runnin’ Runnin'” from What Happened Last Night
“What’s Happening Today” from What Happened Last Night
“Who I Am” from What Happened Last Night
“The Ballad Of Wiener-Dog” from Wiener-Dog
“Try Everything” from Zootopia




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