Hear the 2012 Golden Globe Nominees for Best Original Song, From Lady Gaga to Chris Cornell


Nominations for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning, and for the second year in a row, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are up for a score honor (for their work on The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo). They’ll face off against The Artist (Ludovic Bource), W.E. (Abel Korzeniowski), Hugo (Howard Shore), and War Horse (John Williams). We’ve heard parts of the NIN leader’s soundtrack before, so let’s pause to listen to the nominees for Original Song while congratulating She & Him’s Zooey Deschanel on her nod for Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy:

Lady Gaga and Elton John – “Hello Hello” from Gnomeo and Juliet (music by Elton John, lyrics by Bernie Taupin)


Chris Cornell – “The Keeper” from Machine Gun Preacher (music and lyrics by Chris Cornell)

Sinead O’Connor – “Lay Your Head Down” from Albert Nobbs (music by Brian Byrne, lyrics by Glenn Close)

Mary J. Blige – “The Living Proof” from The Help (music by Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason Jr., lyrics by Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason Jr., Damon Thomas)

Madonna – “Masterpiece” from W.E. (music and lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry)



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