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Oscars 2015: Almost 80 Songs Are Vying For A Nomination


In a surprising bit of Oscar-related news, seventy-nine songs are fighting it out for the Best Original Song category, with every original film song worth its salt duking it out to get top billing amongst the official Oscar nominees.

The full list is as follows:

“It’s On Again” from The Amazing Spider-Man 2
“Opportunity” from Annie
“Lost Stars” from Begin Again
“Grateful” from Beyond the Lights
“Big Eyes” from Big Eyes
“Immortals” from Big Hero 6
“The Apology Song” from The Book of Life
“I Love You Too Much” from The Book of Life
“The Boxtrolls Song” from The Boxtrolls
“Quattro Sabatino” from The Boxtrolls
“Ryan’s Song” from Boyhood
“Split The Difference” from Boyhood
“No Fate Awaits Me” from The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
“Brave Souls” from Dolphin Tale 2
“You Got Me” from Dolphin Tale 2
“All Our Endless Love” from Endless Love
“Let Me In” from The Fault in Our Stars
“Not About Angels” from The Fault in Our Stars
“Until The End” from Garnet’s Gold
“It Just Takes A Moment” from Girl on a Bicycle
“Last Stop Paris” from Girl on a Bicycle
“Ordinary Human” from The Giver
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me
“Find A Way” from The Good Lie
“Color The World” from The Hero of Color City
“The Last Goodbye” from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
“Chariots” from The Hornet’s Nest
“Follow Me” from The Hornet’s Nest
“Something To Shoot For” from Hot Guys with Guns
“For The Dancing And The Dreaming” from How to Train Your Dragon 2
“Afreen” from The Hundred-Foot Journey
“Yellow Flicker Beat” from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
“Heart Like Yours” from If I Stay
“I Never Wanted To Go” from If I Stay
“Mind” from If I Stay
“Everything Is Awesome” from The Lego Movie
“Call Me When You Find Yourself” from Life Inside Out
“Coming Back To You” from Life of an Actress The Musical
“The Life Of An Actress” from Life of an Actress The Musical
“Sister Rust” from Lucy
“You Fooled Me” from Merchants of Doubt
“Million Dollar Dream” from Million Dollar Arm
“Spreading The Word/Makhna” from Million Dollar Arm
“We Could Be Kings” from Million Dollar Arm
“A Million Ways To Die” from A Million Ways to Die in the West
“Way Back When” from Mr. Peabody & Sherman
“America For Me” from A Most Violent Year
“I’ll Get You What You Want (Cockatoo In Malibu)” from Muppets Most Wanted
“Something So Right” from Muppets Most Wanted
“We’re Doing A Sequel” from Muppets Most Wanted
“Mercy Is” from Noah
“Seeds” from Occupy the Farm
“Grant My Freedom” from The One I Wrote for You
“The One I Wrote For You” from The One I Wrote for You
“Hal” from Only Lovers Left Alive
“Shine” from Paddington
“Still I Fly” from Planes: Fire & Rescue
“Batucada Familia” from Rio 2
“Beautiful Creatures” from Rio 2
“Poisonous Love” from Rio 2
“What Is Love” from Rio 2
“Over Your Shoulder” from Rudderless
“Sing Along” from Rudderless
“Stay With You” from Rudderless
“Everyone Hides” from St. Vincent
“Why Why Why” from St. Vincent
“Glory” from Selma
“The Morning” from A Small Section of the World
“Special” from Special
“Gimme Some” from #Stuck
“The Only Thing” from Third Person
“Battle Cry” from Transformers: Age of Extinction
“Miracles” from Unbroken
“Summer Nights” from Under the Electric Sky
“We Will Not Go” from Virunga
“Heavenly Father” from Wish I Was Here
“So Now What” from Wish I Was Here
“Long Braid” from Work Weather Wife
“Moon” from Work Weather Wife

Clearly there’s a massive and varied selection on display, and although the nominations won’t be announced until January 15, 2015, that means there’s plenty of time to catch up on your favourites and deliberate as to which should win, ahead of the big ceremony itself on February 22, 2015.

Here’s one of our favourites to get you started — and let us know what your favourites are in the comments below.