With the full list of Oscar nominees for 2019 announced, our eyes were instantly drawn to the music category.
As well as receiving a nomination for Best Actress, Lady Gaga is also heavily tipped for a win in the ‘Best Original Song’ category for her collaboration on “Shallow” with Bradley Cooper in the tear-fest of the year, A Star Is Born.
Kendrick Lamar’s “All The Stars” in Black Panther is also a favorite in two music categories and Thom Yorke’s Suspiria soundtrack is rightly a popular choice for a win.
Here is the full list of nominees for Best Original Song:
- Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson – ‘When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs)
- Sampha – ‘Treasure’ Beautiful Boy
- Kendrick Lamar and SZA – ‘All The Stars’ Black Panther
- Jónsi and Troye Sivan – ‘Revelation’ Boy Erased
- Dolly Parton – ‘Girl in the Movies’ Dumplin
- Arlissa – ‘We Won’t Move’ The Hate U Give
- Emily Blunt – ‘The Place Where Lost Things Go’ Mary Poppins Returns
- Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda – ‘Trip A Little Light Fantastic’ Mary Poppins Returns
- Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan, and Mark Ronson – ‘Keep Reachin’ Quincy
- Jennifer Hudson and Diane Warren – ‘I’ll Fight’ RBG
- Gal Gadot and Sarah Silverman – ‘A Place Called Slaughter Race’ Ralph Breaks the Internet
- The Coup and Lakeith Stanfield – ‘OYAHYTT’ Sorry to Bother You
- Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper – ‘Shallow’ A Star is Born
- Thom Yorke – ‘Suspirium’ Suspiria
- Sade – ‘The Big Unknown’ Widows
You can view the shortlist for Best Score below:
- Avengers: Infinity War
- The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
- Black Panther
- Crazy Rich Asians
- The Death of Stalin
- Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
- First Man
- If Beale Street Could Talk
- Isle of Dogs
- Mary Poppins Returns
- A Quiet Place
- Ready Player One
The winners will be announced at the Oscar Award Ceremony on February 25.