Today the nominations of this year’s academy awards were announced. There are a lot of categories. But for this site, only two categories really matter!
The nominees for the best original score are:
- La La Land – Justin Hurwitz
- Jacky – Micachu
- Lion – Dustin O’Halloran, Volker Bertelmann
- Passengers – Thomas Newman
- Moonlight – Nicholas Britell
The nominees for the best original song are:
- “Auditon (The Fools Who Dream)” from La La Land by Justin Hurwitz (music), Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (lyrics)
- “City of Stars” from La La Land by Justin Hurwitz (music), Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (lyrics)
- “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana by Lin-Manuel Miranda
- “Can’t Stop The Feeling” from Trolls by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster
- “The Empty Chair” from Jim: The James Foley Story by J. Ralph and Sting
It is looking good for La La Land. May the best score and song win. On February 26th we will know more!