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BMI Congratulates its Oscar Shortlist Contenders

Posted in News on December 17, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday unveiled the shortlists for nine Oscar categories including Best Original Score and Best Original Song. Academy members will choose the 2020 Oscar nominees in these categories from these reduced lists of awards hopefuls!

Congratulations to all. Here’s the list of BMI songwriters and composers who are shortlisted for Oscar nominations:

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Alan Silvestri - Avengers: Endgame
Theodore Shapiro - Bombshell
Hildur Guðnadóttir - Joker
Alexandre Desplat - Little Women
Thomas Newman - 1917
Alberto Iglesias - Pain and Glory
John Williams - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Alan Menken for Speechless” from Aladdin
Chad Hugo for “Letter To My Godfather” from The Black Godfather
Charles Fox for “Da Bronx” from The Bronx USA
Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez for “Into The Unknown” from Frozen II
Joshuah Brian Campbell for “Stand Up” from Harriet
James Rushent (PRS) for “Catchy Song” from The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Elton John (PRS) for “Never Too Late” from The Lion King
Timothy McKenzie (PRS) for “Spirit” from The Lion King
Elton John (PRS) for “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from Rocketman
Kathryn Bostic for “High Above The Water” from Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
Caitlyn Smith, Kate York for “Glasglow” from Wild Rose