Posts tagged "oscars"

Every Oscar Winner for Best Original Song, Ranked

It was 81 years ago when Con Conrad and and Herb Magidson took home the first-ever Oscar for Best Original Song: "The Continental," from the…
Andrew Unterberger / February 19, 2015

The Dude From the New Radicals Is Now an Oscar Nominee (But Never Stopped Being Awesome)

As usual, discussion surrounding this year’s crop of Best Original Song nominees at the Oscars is centered around the big names: How great is it…
Andrew Unterberger / January 15, 2015

Eddie Vedder, Pharrell Invited to Join Oscars Academy

Eddie Vedder and Pharrell Williams are among this year’s new invites to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. As noted Wednesday, the…
Colin Stutz / June 26, 2014

Oscars Implement New Music Rules to Prevent Electioneering

Academy Awards organizers are implementing new rules for the Oscars’ music categories in order to prevent any unfair electioneering moving forward. The decision comes following…
Colin Stutz / June 25, 2014

Watch Jimmy Fallon, Idina Menzel, and the Roots Take ‘Let It Go’ to Class

Frozen's inspirational hit "Let It Go" won the Oscar for Best Original Song on March 2, but now its cultural ubiquity has really been confirmed.
Marc Hogan / March 4, 2014

Oscars’ 2014 Ratings Beat Everything the Past Decade Except Sports

The Oscar for Best Original Song went to Frozen's indomitable "Let It Go," but the people behind the Academy Awards must be feeling a bit…
Marc Hogan / March 3, 2014

‘Bono! Bono!’ Hear U2 Singer’s Awkward Post-Oscars Interview

After U2’s “Ordinary Love,” which they performed at the Academy Awards last night, lost the Best Song Oscar to Frozen’s “Let It Go,” Bono headed…
Marc Hogan / March 3, 2014

‘Frozen’ Hit Wins Oscar for Best Original Song

And the Oscar goes to Frozen’s “Let It Go.” The Disney-minted chart-topper was given the trophy for Best Original Song at the 86th Academy Awards.
Kyle McGovern / March 3, 2014

Oscars Performances 2014: Watch Pharrell, Karen O and Ezra Koenig, U2, and More

Pharrell Williams kicked off the Oscars performances with a dancing-filled take on his “Happy (above), from Despicable Me 2 but also set for his solo…
Marc Hogan / March 3, 2014

Owen Pallett Is Great Outdoors and Indoors With Brian Eno in Two Videos

Owen Pallett is in the midst of an embarrassment of musical riches. Last night, at the first Oscars Concert, he and Arcade Fire’s Will Butler…
Marc Hogan / February 28, 2014
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