BMI proudly congratulates our composers and songwriters who have been nominated for Academy Awards in this year’s Best Original Score and Best Original Song categories. For Original Score, BMI composers were responsible for four of the five scores, while BMI songwriters took three of the five nominations for Original Song. Oscar winners will be announced April 25 in Los Angeles.
Congratulations to all! Below are this year’s BMI nominees.
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Da 5 Bloods - Terence Blanchard
Mank - Atticus Ross
News of the World - James Newton Howard
Soul - Atticus Ross
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“Fight for You” from Judas and the Black Messiah - H.E.R., Dernst Emile II, Tiara Thomas
“Speak Now” from One Night in Miami - Leslie Odom Jr., Sam Ashworth
“Hear My Voice” from The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Celeste
Watch Dernst Emile II, Tiara Thomas, Leslie Odom, Jr, Sam Ashworth and other Best Original Song Nominees Talk With the Songwriters Hall of Fame About Their Oscar-Nominated Works