Oscars 2015 Best Original Song Nominees: John Legend and Common, Diane Warren, and More
Movies that got the nod include 'The Lego Movie,' 'Beyond the Lights,' and 'Selma'
This morning, the nominees for the 87th Academy Awards were announced. John Legend and Common are leading the the Best Original Song trophy, thanks to “Glory,” their Golden Globe-winning contribution to Selma. Other hopefuls for that particular Oscar include: Shawn Patterson for The Lego Movie’s “Everything Is Awesome,” performed by the Lonely Island and Tegan & Sara; Glen Campbell’s “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from the country music great’s Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me; Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois’ “Lost Stars,” performed by Adam Levine in the movie Begin Again; and Diane Warren’s “Grateful” from Beyond the Lights.
Stream all of this year’s nominees for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture below, and catch the 87th Academy Awards — which will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris — when it broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre on February 22. The ceremony will air on ABC and begins at 7 p.m. EST.
2015 Academy Award Best Original Song Nominees:
Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn
Performed by John Legend and Common
“Everything Is Awesome”
Music and Lyric by Shawn Patterson
Performed by the Lonely Island and Tegan & Sara
The Lego Movie
Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
Performed by Rita Ora
Beyond the Lights
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You”
Music and Lyric by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond
Performed by Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me
Music and Lyric by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois
Performed by Adam Levine