For the first time since 1979, the Oscars have decided to reveal the shortlists for Best Original Score and Best Original Song before releasing the nominations.
The 15-song shortlist for Best Original Song features Thom Yorke for “Suspirium,” Kendrick Lamar and SZA for “All the Stars,” Sampha for “Treasure,” Jónsi and Troye Sivan for “Revelation,” Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper for “Shallows,” and more. As for Best Original Score, Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury’s Annihilation score is shortlisted alongside BlacKkKlansman, Isle of Dogs, Black Panther, and more.
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Judges will be narrowing the shortlists down to only five nominees, which will be announced on January 22nd.
Check out the full shortlists below.
Best Original Song shortlist:
Willie Watson and 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)
Best Original Score shortlist:
Avengers: Infinity War
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Crazy Rich Asians
The Death of Stalin
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
If Beale Street Could Talk
Isle of Dogs
A Quiet Place
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