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2010s

2019 (92nd)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” – Toy Story 4 – Music and Lyric by Randy Newman
“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” – Rocketman – Music by Elton John; Lyric by Bernie Taupin
“I’m Standing With You” – Breakthrough – Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
“Into the Unknown” – Frozen II – Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez
“Stand Up” – Harriet – Music and Lyic by Joshuah Brian Campbell, Cynthia Erivo

2018 (91st)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“All the Stars” – Black Panther – Music by Mark Spears, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, Anthony Tiffith; Lyric by Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, Anthony Tiffith, Solana Rowe
“I’ll Fight” – RBG – Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
“The Place Where Lost Things Go” – Mary Poppins Returns – Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyric by Scott Wittman, Marc Shaiman
“Shallow” – A Star Is Born – Music and Lyric by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, Andrew Wyatt
“When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings” – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – Music and Lyric by David Rawlings, Gillian Welch

2017 (90th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Mighty River” – Mudbound – Music and Lyric by Mary J. Blige, Raphael Saadiq, Taura Stinson
“Mystery of Love” – Call Me by Your Name – Music and Lyric by Sufjan Stevens
“Remember Me” – Coco – Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez
“Stand Up for Something” – Marshall – Music by Diane Warren; Lyric by Lonnie R. Lynn, Diane Warren
“This Is Me” – The Greatest Showman – Music and Lyric by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul

2016 (89th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” – La La Land – Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Trolls – Music and Lyric by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, Karl Johan Schuster
“City of Stars” – La La Land – Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
“The Empty Chair” – Jim: The James Foley Story – Music and Lyric by J. Ralph, Sting
“How Far I’ll Go” – Moana – Music and Lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda

2015 (88th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Earned It” – Fifty Shades of Grey – Music and Lyric by Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Jason Daheala Quenneville, Stephan Moccio
“Manta Ray” – Racing Extinction – Music by J. Ralph; Lyric by Antony Hegarty
“Simple Song #3” – Youth – Music and Lyric by David Lang
“Til It Happens to You” – The Hunting Ground – Music and Lyric by Diane Warren, Lady Gaga
“Writing’s On the Wall” – Spectre – Music and Lyric by Jimmy Napes, Sam Smith

2014 (87th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Everything Is Awesome” – The Lego Movie – Music and Lyric by Shawn Patterson
“Glory” – Selma – Music and Lyric by John Stephens (John Legend), Lonnie Lynn (Common)
“Grateful” – Beyond the Lights – Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You” – Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me – Music and Lyric by Glen Campbell, Julian Raymond
“Lost Stars” – Begin Again – Music and Lyric by Gregg Alexander, Danielle Brisebois

2013 (86th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Alone Yet Not Alone” – Alone Yet Not Alone – Music: Bruce Broughton; Lyric: Dennis Spiegel [5]
“Happy” – Despicable Me 2 – Music and Lyric: Pharrell Williams
“Let It Go” – Frozen – Music and Lyric: Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez
“The Moon Song” – Her – Music: Karen O; Lyric: Karen O, Spike Jonze
“Ordinary Love” – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom – Music: Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen; Lyric: Paul Hewson

2012 (85th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Before My Time” – Chasing Ice – Music, Lyric by J. Ralph
“Everybody Needs A Best Friend” – Ted – Music by Walter Murphy; Lyric by Seth MacFarlane
“Pi’s Lullaby” – Life of Pi – Music by Mychael Danna; Lyric by Bombay Jayashri
“Skyfall” – Skyfall – Music, Lyric by Adele Adkins, Paul Epworth
“Suddenly” – Les Misérables – Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyric by Herbert Kretzmer, Alain Boublil

2011 (84th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Man Or Muppet” – The Muppets – Music, Lyric by Bret McKenzie
“Real In Rio” – Rio – Music by Sergio Mendes, Carlinhos Brown; Lyric by Siedah Garrett

2010 (83rd)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Coming Home” – Country Strong – Music, Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges, Hillary Lindsey
“I See The Light” – Tangled – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Glenn Slater
“If I Rise” – 127 Hours – Music by A.R. Rahman; Lyric by Dido, Rollo Armstrong
“We Belong Together” – Toy Story 3 – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman

2000s

2009 (82nd)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Almost There” – The Princess and the Frog – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman
“Down In New Orleans” – The Princess and the Frog – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman
“Loin De Paname” – Paris 36 – Music by Reinhardt Wagner; Lyric by Frank Thomas
“Take It All” – Nine – Music, Lyric by Maury Yeston
“The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)” – Crazy Heart – Music, Lyric by Ryan Bingham, T Bone Burnett

2008 (81st)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Down To Earth” – WALL-E – Music by Peter Gabriel, Thomas Newman; Lyric by Peter Gabriel
“Jai Ho” – Slumdog Millionaire – Music by A.R. Rahman; Lyric by Gulzar
“O Saya” – Slumdog Millionaire – Music, Lyric by A.R. Rahman, Maya Arulpragasam

2007 (80th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Falling Slowly” – Once – Music, Lyric by Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova
“Happy Working Song” – Enchanted – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Stephen Schwartz
“Raise It Up” – August Rush – Music, Lyric by Jamal Joseph, Charles Mack, Tevin Thomas
“So Close” – Enchanted – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Stephen Schwartz
“That’s How You Know” – Enchanted – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Stephen Schwartz

2006 (79th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“I Need To Wake Up” – An Inconvenient Truth – Music, Lyric by Melissa Etheridge
“Listen” – Dreamgirls – Music by Henry Krieger, Scott Cutler; Lyric by Anne Preven
“Love You I Do” – Dreamgirls – Music by Henry Krieger; Lyric by Siedah Garrett
“Our Town” – Cars – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman
“Patience” – Dreamgirls – Music by Henry Krieger; Lyric by Willie Reale

2005 (78th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“In The Deep” – Crash – Music by Kathleen “Bird” York, Michael Becker; Lyric by Kathleen “Bird” York
“It’s Hard Out Here For A Pimp” – Hustle & Flow – Music, Lyric by Jordan Houston, Cedric Coleman, Paul Beauregard
“Travelin’ Thru” – Transamerica – Music, Lyric by Dolly Parton

2004 (77th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Accidentally In Love” – Shrek 2 – Music by Adam Duritz, Charles Gillingham, Jim Bogios, David Immergluck, Matthew Malley, David Bryson; Lyric by Adam Duritz, Daniel Vickrey
“Al Otro Lado Del Río” – The Motorcycle Diaries – Music, Lyric by Jorge Drexler
“Believe” – The Polar Express – Music, Lyric by Glen Ballard, Alan Silvestri
“Learn To Be Lonely” – The Phantom of the Opera – Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyric by Charles Hart
“Look To Your Path (Vois Sur Ton Chemin)” – The Chorus (Les Choristes) – Music by Bruno Coulais; Lyric by Christophe Barratier

2003 (76th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Belleville Rendez-vous” – The Triplets of Belleville – Music by Benoît Charest; Lyric by Sylvain Chomet
“Into The West” – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – Music, Lyric by Fran Walsh, Howard Shore, Annie Lennox
“A Kiss At The End Of The Rainbow” – A Mighty Wind – Music, Lyric by Michael McKean, Annette O’Toole
“Scarlet Tide” – Cold Mountain – Music, Lyric by T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello
“You Will Be My Ain True Love” – Cold Mountain – Music, Lyric by Sting

2002 (75th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Burn It Blue” – Frida – Music by Elliot Goldenthal; Lyric by Julie Taymor
“Father And Daughter” – The Wild Thornberrys Movie – Music, Lyric by Paul Simon
“The Hands That Built America” – Gangs of New York – Music, Lyric by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen
“I Move On” – Chicago – Music by John Kander; Lyric by Fred Ebb
“Lose Yourself” – 8 Mile – Music by Eminem, Jeff Bass, Luis Resto; Lyric by Eminem

2001 (74th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“If I Didn’t Have You” – Monsters, Inc. – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman
“May It Be” – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – Music, Lyric by Enya, Nicky Ryan, Roma Ryan
“There You’ll Be” – Pearl Harbor – Music, Lyric by Diane Warren
“Until” – Kate & Leopold – Music, Lyric by Sting
“Vanilla Sky” – Vanilla Sky – Music, Lyric by Paul McCartney

2000 (73rd)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“A Fool In Love” – Meet the Parents – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman
“I’ve Seen It All” – Dancer in the Dark – Music by Björk; Lyric by Lars von Trier, Sjon Sigurdsson
“A Love Before Time” – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon – Music by Jorge Calandrelli, Tan Dun; Lyric by James Schamus
“My Funny Friend And Me” – The Emperor’s New Groove – Music by Sting, David Hartley; Lyric by Sting
“Things Have Changed” – Wonder Boys – Music, Lyric by Bob Dylan

1990s

1999 (72nd)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Blame Canada” – South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut – Music, Lyric by Trey Parker, Marc Shaiman
“Music Of My Heart” – Music of the Heart – Music, Lyric by Diane Warren
“Save Me” – Magnolia – Music, Lyric by Aimee Mann
“When She Loved Me” – Toy Story 2 – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman
“You’ll Be In My Heart” – Tarzan – Music, Lyric by Phil Collins

1998 (71st)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” – Armageddon – Music, Lyric by Diane Warren
“The Prayer” – Quest for Camelot – Music by Carole Bayer Sager, David Foster; Lyric by Carole Bayer Sager, David Foster, Tony Renis, Alberto Testa
“A Soft Place To Fall” – The Horse Whisperer – Music, Lyric by Allison Moorer, Gwil Owen
“That’ll Do” – Babe: Pig in the City – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman
“When You Believe” – The Prince of Egypt – Music, Lyric by Stephen Schwartz

1997 (70th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Go The Distance” – Hercules – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by David Zippel
“How Do I Live” – Con Air – Music, Lyric by Diane Warren
“Journey To The Past” – Anastasia – Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyric by Lynn Ahrens
“Miss Misery” – Good Will Hunting – Music, Lyric by Elliott Smith
“My Heart Will Go On” – Titanic – Music by James Horner; Lyric by Will Jennings

1996 (69th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Because You Loved Me” – Up Close and Personal – Music, Lyric by Diane Warren
“For The First Time” – One Fine Day – Music, Lyric by James Newton Howard, Jud J. Friedman, Allan Dennis Rich
“I Finally Found Someone” – The Mirror Has Two Faces – Music, Lyric by Barbra Streisand, Marvin Hamlisch, Bryan Adams, Robert ‘Mutt’ Lange
“That Thing You Do!” – That Thing You Do! – Music, Lyric by Adam Schlesinger
“You Must Love Me” – Evita – Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyric by Tim Rice

1995 (68th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Colors Of The Wind” – Pocahontas – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Stephen Schwartz
“Dead Man Walkin” – Dead Man Walking – Music, Lyric by Bruce Springsteen
“Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman” – Don Juan DeMarco – Music, Lyric by Michael Kamen, Bryan Adams, Robert John Lange
“Moonlight” – Sabrina – Music by John Williams; Lyric by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
“You’ve Got A Friend In Me” – Toy Story – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman

1994 (67th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Can You Feel The Love Tonight” – The Lion King – Music by Elton John; Lyric by Tim Rice
“Circle Of Life” – The Lion King – Music by Elton John; Lyric by Tim Rice
“Hakuna Matata” – The Lion King – Music by Elton John; Lyric by Tim Rice
“Look What Love Has Done” – Junior – Music, Lyric by Carole Bayer Sager, James Newton Howard, James Ingram, Patty Smyth
“Make Up Your Mind” – The Paper – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman

1993 (66th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Again” – Poetic Justice – Music, Lyric by Janet Jackson, James Harris III, Terry Lewis
“The Day I Fall In Love” – Beethoven’s 2nd – Music, Lyric by Carole Bayer Sager, James Ingram, Clif Magness
“Philadelphia” – Philadelphia – Music, Lyric by Neil Young
“Streets Of Philadelphia” – Philadelphia – Music, Lyric by Bruce Springsteen
“A Wink And A Smile” – Sleepless in Seattle – Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyric by Ramsey McLean

1992 (65th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Beautiful Maria Of My Soul” – The Mambo Kings – Music by Robert Kraft; Lyric by Arne Glimcher
“Friend Like Me” – Aladdin – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
“I Have Nothing” – The Bodyguard – Music by David Foster; Lyric by Linda Thompson
“Run To You” – The Bodyguard – Music by Jud Friedman; Lyric by Allan Rich
“A Whole New World” – Aladdin – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Tim Rice

1991 (64th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Be Our Guest” – Beauty and the Beast – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
“Beauty And The Beast” – Beauty and the Beast – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
“Belle” – Beauty and the Beast – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
“(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” – Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves – Music by Michael Kamen; Lyric by Bryan Adams, Robert John Lange
“When You’re Alone” – Hook – Music by John Williams; Lyric by Leslie Bricusse

1990 (63rd)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Blaze Of Glory” – Young Guns II – Music, Lyric by Jon Bon Jovi
“I’m Checkin’ Out” – Postcards from the Edge – Music, Lyric by Shel Silverstein
“Promise Me You’ll Remember” – The Godfather, Part III – Music by Carmine Coppola; Lyric by John Bettis
“Somewhere In My Memory” – Home Alone – Music by John Williams; Lyric by Leslie Bricusse
“Sooner Or Later (I Always Get My Man)” – Dick Tracy – Music, Lyric by Stephen Sondheim

1980s

1989 (62nd)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“After All” – Chances Are – Music by Tom Snow; Lyric by Dean Pitchford
“The Girl Who Used To Be Me” – Shirley Valentine – Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyric by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
“I Love To See You Smile” – Parenthood – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman
“Kiss The Girl” – The Little Mermaid – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
“Under The Sea” – The Little Mermaid – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman

1988 (61st)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Calling You” – Bagdad Cafe – Music, Lyric by Bob Telson
“Let The River Run” – Working Girl – Music, Lyric by Carly Simon
“Two Hearts” – Buster – Music by Lamont Dozier; Lyric by Phil Collins

1987 (60th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Cry Freedom” – Cry Freedom – Music, Lyric by George Fenton, Jonas Gwangwa
“(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” – Dirty Dancing – Music by Franke Previte, John DeNicola, Donald Markowitz; Lyric by Franke Previte
“Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” – Mannequin – Music, Lyric by Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
“Shakedown” – Beverly Hills Cop II – Music by Harold Faltermeyer, Keith Forsey; Lyric by Harold Faltermeyer, Keith Forsey, Bob Seger
“Storybook Love” – The Princess Bride – Music, Lyric by Willy DeVille

1986 (59th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Glory Of Love” – The Karate Kid Part II – Music by Peter Cetera, David Foster; Lyric by Peter Cetera, Diane Nini
“Life In A Looking Glass” – That’s Life – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyric by Leslie Bricusse
“Mean Green Mother From Outer Space” – Little Shop of Horrors – Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
“Somewhere Out There” – An American Tail – Music by James Horner, Barry Mann; Lyric by Cynthia Weil
“Take My Breath Away” – Top Gun – Music by Giorgio Moroder; Lyric by Tom Whitlock

1985 (58th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Miss Celie’s Blues (Sister)” – The Color Purple – Music by Quincy Jones, Rod Temperton; Lyric by Quincy Jones, Rod Temperton, Lionel Richie
“The Power Of Love” – Back to the Future – Music by Chris Hayes, Johnny Colla; Lyric by Huey Lewis
“Say You, Say Me” – White Nights – Music, Lyric by Lionel Richie
“Separate Lives (Love Theme From ‘White Nights’)” – White Nights – Music, Lyric by Stephen Bishop
“Surprise, Surprise” – A Chorus Line – Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyric by Edward Kleban

1984 (57th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)” – Against All Odds – Music, Lyric by Phil Collins
“Footloose” – Footloose – Music, Lyric by Kenny Loggins, Dean Pitchford
“Ghostbusters” – Ghostbusters – Music, Lyric by Ray Parker, Jr.
“I Just Called To Say I Love You” – The Woman in Red – Music, Lyric by Stevie Wonder
“Let’s Hear It For The Boy” – Footloose – Music, Lyric by Tom Snow, Dean Pitchford

1983 (56th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Flashdance…What A Feeling” – Flashdance – Music by Giorgio Moroder; Lyric by Keith Forsey, Irene Cara
“Maniac” – Flashdance – Music, Lyric by Michael Sembello, Dennis Matkosky
“Over You” – Tender Mercies – Music, Lyric by Austin Roberts, Bobby Hart
“Papa, Can You Hear Me?” – Yentl – Music by Michel Legrand; Lyric by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
“The Way He Makes Me Feel” – Yentl – Music by Michel Legrand; Lyric by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman

1982 (55th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Eye Of The Tiger” – Rocky III – Music, Lyric by Jim Peterik, Frankie Sullivan III
“How Do You Keep The Music Playing?” – Best Friends – Music by Michel Legrand; Lyric by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
“If We Were In Love” – Yes, Giorgio – Music by John Williams; Lyric by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
“It Might Be You” – Tootsie – Music by Dave Grusin; Lyric by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
“Up Where We Belong” – An Officer and a Gentleman – Music by Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie; Lyric by Will Jennings

1981 (54th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)” – Arthur – Music, Lyric by Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross, Peter Allen
“Endless Love” – Endless Love – Music, Lyric by Lionel Richie
“The First Time It Happens” – The Great Muppet Caper – Music, Lyric by Joe Raposo
“For Your Eyes Only” – For Your Eyes Only – Music by Bill Conti; Lyric by Mick Leeson
“One More Hour” – Ragtime – Music, Lyric by Randy Newman

1980 (53rd)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Fame” – Fame – Music by Michael Gore; Lyric by Dean Pitchford
“Nine To Five” – Nine to Five – Music, Lyric by Dolly Parton
“On The Road Again” – Honeysuckle Rose – Music, Lyric by Willie Nelson
“Out Here On My Own” – Fame – Music by Michael Gore; Lyric by Lesley Gore
“People Alone” – The Competition – Music by Lalo Schifrin; Lyric by Wilbur Jennings

1970s

1979 (52nd)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“I’ll Never Say ‘Goodbye” – The Promise – Music by David Shire; Lyric by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
“It Goes Like It Goes” – Norma Rae – Music by David Shire; Lyric by Norman Gimbel
“It’s Easy To Say” – 10 – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyric by Robert Wells
“The Rainbow Connection” – The Muppet Movie – Music, Lyric by Paul Williams, Kenny Ascher
“Through The Eyes Of Love” – Ice Castles – Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyric by Carole Bayer Sager

1978 (51st)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Hopelessly Devoted To You” – Grease – Music, Lyrics by John Farrar
“Last Dance” – Thank God It’s Friday – Music, Lyrics by Paul Jabara
“The Last Time I Felt Like This” – Same Time, Next Year – Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
“Ready To Take A Chance Again” – Foul Play – Music by Charles Fox; Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
“When You’re Loved” – The Magic of Lassie – Music, Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman

1977 (50th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Candle On The Water” – Pete’s Dragon – Music, Lyrics by Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn
“Nobody Does It Better” – The Spy Who Loved Me – Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
“The Slipper And The Rose Waltz (He Danced With Me/She Danced With Me)” – The Slipper and the Rose–The Story of Cinderella – Music, Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman
“Someone’s Waiting For You” – The Rescuers – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Carol Connors, Ayn Robbins
“You Light Up My Life” – You Light Up My Life – Music, Lyrics by Joseph Brooks

1976 (49th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“Ave Satani” – The Omen – Music, Lyrics by Jerry Goldsmith
“Come To Me” – The Pink Panther Strikes Again – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Don Black
“Evergreen (Love Theme From A Star Is Born)” – A Star Is Born – Music by Barbra Streisand; Lyrics by Paul Williams
“Gonna Fly Now” – Rocky – Music by Bill Conti; Lyrics by Carol Connors, Ayn Robbins
“A World That Never Was” – Half a House – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster

1975 (48th)

MUSIC (Original Song)

“How Lucky Can You Get” – Funny Lady – Music, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, John Kander
“I’m Easy” – Nashville – Music, Lyrics by Keith Carradine
“Now That We’re In Love” – Whiffs – Music by George Barrie; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Richard’s Window” – The Other Side of the Mountain – Music by Charles Fox; Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
“Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)” – Mahogany – Music by Michael Masser; Lyrics by Gerry Goffin

1974 (47th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Benji’s Theme (I Feel Love)” – Benji – Music by Euel Box; Lyrics by Betty Box
“Blazing Saddles” – Blazing Saddles – Music by John Morris; Lyrics by Mel Brooks
“Little Prince” – The Little Prince – Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
“We May Never Love Like This Again” – The Towering Inferno – Music, Lyrics by Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn
“Wherever Love Takes Me” – Gold – Music by Elmer Bernstein; Lyrics by Don Black

1973 (46th)

MUSIC (Song)

“All That Love Went To Waste” – A Touch of Class – Music by George Barrie; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Live And Let Die” – Live and Let Die – Music, Lyrics by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney
“Love” – Robin Hood – Music by George Bruns; Lyrics by Floyd Huddleston
“Nice To Be Around” – Cinderella Liberty – Music by John Williams; Lyrics by Paul Williams
“The Way We Were” – The Way We Were – Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman

1972 (45th)

MUSIC (Song–Original for the Picture)

“Ben” – Ben – Music by Walter Scharf; Lyrics by Don Black
“Come Follow, Follow Me” – The Little Ark – Music by Fred Karlin; Lyrics by Marsha Karlin
“Marmalade, Molasses & Honey” – The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean – Music by Maurice Jarre; Lyrics by Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman
“The Morning After” – The Poseidon Adventure – Music, Lyrics by Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn
“Strange Are The Ways Of Love” – The Stepmother – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster

1971 (44th)

MUSIC (Song–Original for the Picture)

“The Age Of Not Believing” – Bedknobs and Broomsticks – Music, Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman
“All His Children” – Sometimes a Great Notion – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
“Bless The Beasts & Children” – Bless the Beasts & Children – Music, Lyrics by Barry DeVorzon, Perry Botkin, Jr.
“Life Is What You Make It” – Kotch – Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Theme From Shaft” – Shaft – Music, Lyrics by Isaac Hayes

1970 (43rd)

MUSIC (Song–Original for the Picture)

“For All We Know” – Lovers and Other Strangers – Music by Fred Karlin; Lyrics by Robb Royer (aka Robb Wilson), James Griffin (aka Arthur James)
“Pieces Of Dreams” – Pieces of Dreams – Music by Michel Legrand; Lyrics by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
“Thank You Very Much” – Scrooge – Music, Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
“Till Love Touches Your Life” – Madron – Music by Riz Ortolani; Lyrics by Arthur Hamilton
“Whistling Away The Dark” – Darling Lili – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer

1960s

1969 (42nd)

MUSIC (Song–Original for the Picture)

“Come Saturday Morning” – The Sterile Cuckoo – Music by Fred Karlin; Lyrics by Dory Previn
“Jean” – The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – Music, Lyrics by Rod McKuen
“Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – Music by Burt Bacharach; Lyrics by Hal David
“True Grit” – True Grit – Music by Elmer Bernstein; Lyrics by Don Black
“What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?” – The Happy Ending – Music by Michel Legrand; Lyrics by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman

1968 (41st)

MUSIC (Song–Original for the Picture)

“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – Music, Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman
“For Love Of Ivy” – For Love of Ivy – Music by Quincy Jones; Lyrics by Bob Russell
“Funny Girl” – Funny Girl – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Merrill
“Star!” – Star! – Music by Jimmy Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“The Windmills Of Your Mind” – The Thomas Crown Affair – Music by Michel Legrand; Lyrics by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman

1967 (40th)

MUSIC (Song)

“The Bare Necessities” – The Jungle Book – Music, Lyrics by Terry Gilkyson
“The Eyes Of Love” – Banning – Music by Quincy Jones; Lyrics by Bob Russell
“The Look Of Love” – Casino Royale – Music by Burt Bacharach; Lyrics by Hal David
“Talk To The Animals” – Doctor Dolittle – Music, Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
“Thoroughly Modern Millie” – Thoroughly Modern Millie – Music, Lyrics by James Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn

1966 (39th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Alfie” – Alfie – Music by Burt Bacharach; Lyrics by Hal David
“Born Free” – Born Free – Music by John Barry; Lyrics by Don Black
“Georgy Girl” – Georgy Girl – Music by Tom Springfield; Lyrics by Jim Dale
“My Wishing Doll” – Hawaii – Music by Elmer Bernstein; Lyrics by Mack David
“A Time For Love” – An American Dream – Music by Johnny Mandel; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster

1965 (38th)

MUSIC (Song)

“The Ballad Of Cat Ballou” – Cat Ballou – Music by Jerry Livingston; Lyrics by Mack David
“I Will Wait For You” – The Umbrellas of Cherbourg – Music by Michel Legrand; Lyrics by Jacques Demy; English Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
“The Shadow Of Your Smile” – The Sandpiper – Music by Johnny Mandel; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“The Sweetheart Tree” – The Great Race – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“What’s New Pussycat?” – What’s New Pussycat? – Music by Burt Bacharach; Lyrics by Hal David

1964 (37th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Chim Chim Cher-ee” – Mary Poppins – Music, Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman
“Dear Heart” – Dear Heart – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
“Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte” – Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte – Music by Frank DeVol; Lyrics by Mack David
“My Kind Of Town” – Robin and the 7 Hoods – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Where Love Has Gone” – Where Love Has Gone – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn

1963 (36th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Call Me Irresponsible” – Papa’s Delicate Condition – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Charade” – Charade – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” – It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World – Music by Ernest Gold; Lyrics by Mack David
“So Little Time” – 55 Days at Peking – Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“More” – Mondo Cane – Music by Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero; Lyrics by Norman Newell

1962 (35th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Days Of Wine And Roses” – Days of Wine and Roses – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Love Song From Mutiny On The Bounty (Follow Me)” – Mutiny on the Bounty – Music by Bronislau Kaper; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“Song From Two For The Seesaw (Second Chance)” – Two for the Seesaw – Music by Andre Previn; Lyrics by Dory Langdon
“Tender Is The Night” – Tender Is the Night – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“Walk On The Wild Side” – Walk on the Wild Side – Music by Elmer Bernstein; Lyrics by Mack David

1961 (34th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Bachelor In Paradise” – Bachelor in Paradise – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Mack David
“Love Theme From El Cid (The Falcon And The Dove)” – El Cid – Music by Miklos Rozsa; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“Moon River” – Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Pocketful Of Miracles” – Pocketful of Miracles – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Town Without Pity” – Town without Pity – Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Ned Washington

1960 (33rd)

MUSIC (Song)

“The Facts Of Life” – The Facts of Life – Music, Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Faraway Part Of Town” – Pepe – Music by Andre Previn; Lyrics by Dory Langdon
“The Green Leaves Of Summer” – The Alamo – Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“Never On Sunday” – Never on Sunday – Music, Lyrics by Manos Hadjidakis
“The Second Time Around” – High Time – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn

1950s

1959 (32nd)

MUSIC (Song)

“The Best Of Everything” – The Best of Everything – Music by Alfred Newman; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“The Five Pennies” – The Five Pennies – Music, Lyrics by Sylvia Fine
“The Hanging Tree” – The Hanging Tree – Music by Jerry Livingston; Lyrics by Mack David
“High Hopes” – A Hole in the Head – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Strange Are The Ways Of Love” – The Young Land – Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Ned Washington

1958 (31st)

MUSIC (Song)

“Almost In Your Arms (Love Song From ‘Houseboat’)” – Houseboat – Music, Lyrics by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
“A Certain Smile” – A Certain Smile – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“Gigi” – Gigi – Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
“To Love And Be Loved” – Some Came Running – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“A Very Precious Love” – Marjorie Morningstar – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster

1957 (30th)

MUSIC (Song)

“An Affair To Remember” – An Affair to Remember – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Harold Adamson, Leo McCarey
“All The Way” – The Joker Is Wild – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“April Love” – April Love – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“Tammy” – Tammy and the Bachelor – Music, Lyrics by Ray Evans, Jay Livingston
“Wild Is The Wind” – Wild Is the Wind – Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Ned Washington

1956 (29th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)” – Friendly Persuasion – Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“Julie” – Julie – Music by Leith Stevens; Lyrics by Tom Adair
“True Love” – High Society – Music, Lyrics by Cole Porter
“Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)” – The Man Who Knew Too Much – Music, Lyrics by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
“Written On The Wind” – Written on the Wind – Music by Victor Young; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn

1955 (28th)

MUSIC (Song)

“I’ll Never Stop Loving You” – Love Me or Leave Me – Music by Nicholas Brodszky; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Love Is A Many-Spendored Thing” – Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“Something’s Gotta Give” – Daddy Long Legs – Music, Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“(Love Is) The Tender Trap” – The Tender Trap – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Unchained Melody” – Unchained – Music by Alex North; Lyrics by Hy Zaret

1954 (27th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep” – White Christmas – Music, Lyrics by Irving Berlin
“The High And The Mighty” – The High and the Mighty – Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Hold My Hand” – Susan Slept Here – Music, Lyrics by Jack Lawrence, Richard Myers
“The Man That Got Away” – A Star Is Born – Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
“Three Coins In The Fountain” – Three Coins in the Fountain – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn

1953 (26th)

MUSIC (Song)

“The Moon Is Blue” – The Moon Is Blue – Music by Herschel Burke Gilbert; Lyrics by Sylvia Fine
“My Flaming Heart” – Small Town Girl – Music by Nicholas Brodszky; Lyrics by Leo Robin
“Sadie Thompson’s Song (Blue Pacific Blues)” – Miss Sadie Thompson – Music by Lester Lee; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Secret Love” – Calamity Jane – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“That’s Amore” – The Caddy – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Jack Brooks

1952 (25th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Am I In Love” – Son of Paleface – Music, Lyrics by Jack Brooks
“Because You’re Mine” – Because You’re Mine – Music by Nicholas Brodszky; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin’)” – High Noon – Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Thumbelina” – Hans Christian Andersen – Music, Lyrics by Frank Loesser
“Zing A Little Zong” – Just for You – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Leo Robin

1951 (24th)

MUSIC (Song)

“In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening” – Here Comes the Groom – Music by Hoagy Carmichael; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“A Kiss To Build A Dream On” – The Strip – Music, Lyrics by Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Oscar Hammerstein II
“Never” – Golden Girl – Music by Lionel Newman; Lyrics by Eliot Daniel
“Too Late Now” – Royal Wedding – Music by Burton Lane; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
“Wonder Why” – Rich, Young and Pretty – Music by Nicholas Brodszky; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn

1950 (23rd)

MUSIC (Song)

“Be My Love” – The Toast of New Orleans – Music by Nicholas Brodszky; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo” – Cinderella – Music, Lyrics by Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston
“Mona Lisa” – Captain Carey, U.S.A. – Music, Lyrics by Ray Evans, Jay Livingston
“Mule Train” – Singing Guns – Music, Lyrics by Fred Glickman, Hy Heath, Johnny Lange
“Wilhelmina” – Wabash Avenue – Music by Josef Myrow; Lyrics by Mack Gordon

1940s

1949 (22nd)

MUSIC (Song)

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” – Neptune’s Daughter – Music, Lyrics by Frank Loesser
“It’s A Great Feeling” – It’s a Great Feeling – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Lavender Blue” – So Dear to My Heart – Music by Eliot Daniel; Lyrics by Larry Morey
“My Foolish Heart” – My Foolish Heart – Music by Victor Young; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Through A Long And Sleepless Night” – Come to the Stable – Music by Alfred Newman; Lyrics by Mack Gordon

1948 (21st)

MUSIC (Song)

“Buttons And Bows” – The Paleface – Music, Lyrics by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
“For Every Man There’s A Woman” – Casbah – Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Leo Robin
“It’s Magic” – Romance on the High Seas – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“This Is The Moment” – That Lady in Ermine – Music by Frederick Hollander; Lyrics by Leo Robin
“The Woody Woodpecker Song” – Wet Blanket Policy – Music, Lyrics by Ramey Idriss, George Tibbles

1947 (20th)

MUSIC (Song)

“A Gal In Calico” – The Time, the Place and the Girl – Music by Arthur Schwartz; Lyrics by Leo Robin
“I Wish I Didn’t Love You So” – The Perils of Pauline – Music, Lyrics by Frank Loesser
“Pass That Peace Pipe” – Good News – Music, Lyrics by Ralph Blane, Roger Edens, Hugh Martin
“You Do” – Mother Wore Tights – Music by Josef Myrow; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” – Song of the South – Music by Allie Wrubel; Lyrics by Ray Gilbert

1946 (19th)

MUSIC (Song)

“All Through The Day” – Centennial Summer – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
“I Can’t Begin To Tell You” – The Dolly Sisters – Music by James Monaco; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“Ole Buttermilk Sky” – Canyon Passage – Music by Hoagy Carmichael; Lyrics by Jack Brooks
“On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe” – The Harvey Girls – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“You Keep Coming Back Like A Song” – Blue Skies – Music, Lyrics by Irving Berlin

1945 (18th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Accentuate The Positive” – Here Come the Waves – Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Anywhere” – Tonight and Every Night – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Aren’t You Glad You’re You?” – The Bells of St. Mary’s – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
“The Cat And The Canary” – Why Girls Leave Home – Music by Jay Livingston; Lyrics by Ray Evans
“Endlessly” – Earl Carroll Vanities – Music by Walter Kent; Lyrics by Kim Gannon
“I Fall In Love Too Easily” – Anchors Aweigh – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“I’ll Buy That Dream” – Sing Your Way Home – Music by Allie Wrubel; Lyrics by Herb Magidson
“It Might As Well Be Spring” – State Fair – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
“Linda” – G. I. Joe – Music, Lyrics by Ann Ronell
“Love Letters” – Love Letters – Music by Victor Young; Lyrics by Eddie Heyman
“More And More” – Can’t Help Singing – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by E. Y. Harburg
“Sleighride In July” – Belle of the Yukon – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
“So In Love” – Wonder Man – Music by David Rose; Lyrics by Leo Robin
“Some Sunday Morning” – San Antonio – Music by Ray Heindorf, M. K. Jerome; Lyrics by Ted Koehler

1944 (17th)

MUSIC (Song)

“I Couldn’t Sleep A Wink Last Night” – Higher and Higher – Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Harold Adamson
“I’ll Walk Alone” – Follow the Boys – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“I’m Making Believe” – Sweet and Lowdown – Music by James V. Monaco; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“Long Ago And Far Away” – Cover Girl – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
“Now I Know” – Up in Arms – Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Ted Koehler
“Remember Me To Carolina” – Minstrel Man – Music by Harry Revel; Lyrics by Paul Webster
“Rio De Janeiro” – Brazil – Music by Ary Barroso; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Silver Shadows And Golden Dreams” – Lady, Let’s Dance – Music by Lew Pollack; Lyrics by Charles Newman
“Sweet Dreams Sweetheart” – Hollywood Canteen – Music by M. K. Jerome; Lyrics by Ted Koehler
“Swinging On A Star” – Going My Way – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
“Too Much In Love” – Song of the Open Road – Music by Walter Kent; Lyrics by Kim Gannon
“The Trolley Song” – Meet Me in St. Louis – Music, Lyrics by Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin

1943 (16th)

MUSIC (Song)

“A Change Of Heart” – Hit Parade of 1943 – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Harold Adamson
“Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe” – Cabin in the Sky – Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by E. Y. Harburg
“My Shining Hour” – The Sky’s the Limit – Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Saludos Amigos” – Saludos Amigos – Music by Charles Wolcott; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Say A Pray’r For The Boys Over There” – Hers to Hold – Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Herb Magidson
“That Old Black Magic” – Star Spangled Rhythm – Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer [4]
“They’re Either Too Young Or Too Old” – Thank Your Lucky Stars – Music by Arthur Schwartz; Lyrics by Frank Loesser
“We Mustn’t Say Goodbye” – Stage Door Canteen – Music by James Monaco; Lyrics by Al Dubin
“You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To” – Something to Shout About – Music, Lyrics by Cole Porter
“You’ll Never Know” – Hello, Frisco, Hello – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Mack Gordon

1942 (15th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Always In My Heart” – Always in My Heart – Music by Ernesto Lecuona; Lyrics by Kim Gannon
“Dearly Beloved” – You Were Never Lovelier – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“How About You?” – Babes on Broadway – Music by Burton Lane; Lyrics by Ralph Freed
“It Seems I Heard That Song Before” – Youth on Parade – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“I’ve Got A Gal In Kalamazoo” – Orchestra Wives – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“Love Is A Song” – Bambi – Music by Frank Churchill; Lyrics by Larry Morey
“Pennies For Peppino” – Flying with Music – Music by Edward Ward; Lyrics by Chet Forrest, Bob Wright
“Pig Foot Pete” – Hellzapoppin’ – Music by Gene de Paul; Lyrics by Don Raye [3]
“There’s A Breeze On Lake Louise” – The Mayor of 44th Street – Music by Harry Revel; Lyrics by Mort Greene
“White Christmas” – Holiday Inn – Music, Lyrics by Irving Berlin

1941 (14th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Baby Mine” – Dumbo – Music by Frank Churchill; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Be Honest With Me” – Ridin’ on a Rainbow – Music, Lyrics by Gene Autry, Fred Rose
“Blues In The Night” – Blues in the Night – Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Of Company B” – Buck Privates – Music by Hugh Prince; Lyrics by Don Raye
“Chattanooga Choo Choo” – Sun Valley Serenade – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“Dolores” – Las Vegas Nights – Music by Lou Alter; Lyrics by Frank Loesser
“The Last Time I Saw Paris” – Lady Be Good – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
“Out Of The Silence” – All-American Co-Ed – Music, Lyrics by Lloyd B. Norlind
“Since I Kissed My Baby Goodbye” – You’ll Never Get Rich – Music, Lyrics by Cole Porter

1940 (13th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Down Argentina Way” – Down Argentine Way – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“I’d Know You Anywhere” – You’ll Find Out – Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“It’s A Blue World” – Music in My Heart – Music, Lyrics by Chet Forrest, Bob Wright
“Love Of My Life” – Second Chorus – Music by Artie Shaw; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Only Forever” – Rhythm on the River – Music by James Monaco; Lyrics by John Burke
“Our Love Affair” – Strike Up the Band – Music, Lyrics by Roger Edens, Arthur Freed
“Waltzing In The Clouds” – Spring Parade – Music by Robert Stolz; Lyrics by Gus Kahn
“When You Wish Upon A Star” – Pinocchio – Music by Leigh Harline; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Who Am I?” – Hit Parade of 1941 – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Walter Bullock

1930s

1939 (12th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Faithful Forever” – Gulliver’s Travels – Music by Ralph Rainger; Lyrics by Leo Robin
“I Poured My Heart Into A Song” – Second Fiddle – Music, Lyrics by Irving Berlin
“Over The Rainbow” – The Wizard of Oz – Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by E. Y. Harburg
“Wishing” – Love Affair – Music, Lyrics by Buddy de Sylva

1938 (11th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Always And Always” – Mannequin – Music by Edward Ward; Lyrics by Chet Forrest, Bob Wright
“Change Partners” – Carefree – Music, Lyrics by Irving Berlin
“The Cowboy And The Lady” – The Cowboy and the Lady – Music by Lionel Newman; Lyrics by Arthur Quenzer
“Dust” – Under Western Stars – Music, Lyrics by Johnny Marvin
“Jeepers Creepers” – Going Places – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Merrily We Live” – Merrily We Live – Music by Phil Charig; Lyrics by Arthur Quenzer
“A Mist Over The Moon” – The Lady Objects – Music by Ben Oakland; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
“My Own” – That Certain Age – Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Harold Adamson
“Now It Can Be Told” – Alexander’s Ragtime Band – Music, Lyrics by Irving Berlin
“Thanks For The Memory” – The Big Broadcast of 1938 – Music by Ralph Rainger; Lyrics by Leo Robin

1937 (10th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Remember Me” – Mr. Dodd Takes the Air – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Al Dubin
“Sweet Leilani” – Waikiki Wedding – Music, Lyrics by Harry Owens
“That Old Feeling” – Walter Wanger’s Vogues of 1938 – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Lew Brown
“They Can’t Take That Away From Me” – Shall We Dance – Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
“Whispers In The Dark” – Artists and Models – Music by Frederick Hollander; Lyrics by Leo Robin

1936 (9th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Did I Remember” – Suzy – Music by Walter Donaldson; Lyrics by Harold Adamson
“I’ve Got You Under My Skin” – Born to Dance – Music, Lyrics by Cole Porter
“A Melody From The Sky” – Trail of the Lonesome Pine – Music by Louis Alter; Lyrics by Sidney Mitchell
“Pennies From Heaven” – Pennies from Heaven – Music by Arthur Johnston; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
“The Way You Look Tonight” – Swing Time – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
“When Did You Leave Heaven” – Sing, Baby, Sing – Music by Richard A. Whiting; Lyrics by Walter Bullock

1935 (8th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Cheek To Cheek” – Top Hat – Music, Lyrics by Irving Berlin [1]
“Lovely To Look At” – Roberta – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh [2]
“Lullaby Of Broadway” – Gold Diggers of 1935 – Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Al Dubin

1934 (7th)

MUSIC (Song)

“Carioca” – Flying Down to Rio – Music by Vincent Youmans; Lyrics by Edward Eliscu, Gus Kahn [2]
“The Continental” – The Gay Divorcee – Music by Con Conrad; Lyrics by Herb Magidson
“Love In Bloom” – She Loves Me Not – Music by Ralph Rainger; Lyrics by Leo Robin [1]

ACADEMY NOTES

  1. [came in 2nd]
  2. [came in 3rd]
  3. [NOTE: This nomination is a mystery. Both the nominations list and the program from the Awards dinner list the song as being from Hellzapoppin’, a 1942 release for Awards purposes. The song does not appear in that film, but did appear in Keep ‘Em Flying, a 1941 release from the same production company and studio, and was therefore ineligible for a 1942 nomination.]
  4. [NOTE: This song was nominated under the title “Black Magic,” as it was submitted by Paramount’s Music Department. Academy records have been changed to show the more common form of the title.]
  5. [NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL NOMINATION. The Board of Governors rescinded this nomination due to the appearance of unfair use of influence to solicit votes by former music branch governor and current executive committee member Bruce Broughton.]

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