Music on the Academy Awards 2016

[AWARDS SEASON] Music on the Academy Awards 2016

Ah! The Oscars! Every year we renew our hopes of seeing the actor Leonardo DiCaprio take the deserved statuette for his talent, but this year the scenario seems to indicate that such a miracle is about to happen. The Relevant (Alejandro González Iñárritu, 2015) won the Golden Globe 2016 as Best Motion Picture and DiCaprio won the Best Performance an Actor in a Motion Picture, the feeling this year is hope.

But what the Academy Awards 2016 reserved for the music? The nominees of Best Original Score are: the winner of the Golden Globe 2016, Ennio Morricone by The Hateful Eight (Quentin Tarantino, 2015), the American composer Thomas Newman for Bridge of Spies (Steven Spielberg, 2015), Carter Burwell for Carol (Todd Haynes, 2015), the Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson by Sicario (Denis Villeneuve, 2015) and the legendary and epic John Williams for the seventh episode of the saga also legendary and epic Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (JJ Abrams, 2015 ).

In the category Best Original Song nominees were: David Lang with "Simple Song # 3" in Youth (Paolo Sorrentino, 2015); American-British dual J. Ralph and Antony Hegarty for "Manta Ray" in Racing Extinction (Louie Psihoyos, 2015); The Weeknd, Belly, Jason 'DaHeala' Quenneville, Stephan Moccio to "Earned It" in Fifty Shades of Grey (Sam Taylor-Johnson, 2015); American duet Diane Warren and Lady Gaga with "Til It Happens to You" on The Hunting Ground (Kirby Dick, 2015) and the winners of the Golden Globe in 2016, Sam

Smith and James Napier with "Writing's On The Wall" in Spectre (Sam Mendes, 2015).

As always, the Golden Globe gives a preview of how it will be at the Oscars, but this is no guarantee of victory. For this 88th ceremony of the Academy Awards we have new nominees on music, so, is up to you. What is your favorite at the Oscars 2016?

May the Force be with you, ladies and gentlemen  


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