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Sam Smith Sang A Song At The Oscars And, Like, Whatever

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 02.28.2016 | Entertainment

Sam Smith performed a rendition of "Writing's On the Wall" at the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday. It was fine. Some people complained that Smith was a ...

John Legend Calls Out America's Prison Problem During Rousing Oscars Speech

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

"Glory" from "Selma" won Best Original Song at the 2015 Oscars on Sunday night, beating out "Everything is Awesome" from "The Lego Movie," "Grateful" ...

Rita Ora Performs At The Oscars Despite Not Caring About Her Nominated Song All Year

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Rita Ora hasn't shown much interest in "Grateful," the Oscar-nominated song from "Beyond the Lights" that scored song-writer Diane Warren a seventh ca...

'Everything Is Awesome' Oscars Performance Is Amazing

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Comedy trio The Lonely Island joined Tegan and Sara at the Oscars on Sunday for a performance of their hit "Everything Is Awesome" from "The LEGO Movi...

'Glory' Is The Inspiring, Oscar-Nominated Anthem We Need Now

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.16.2015 | Entertainment

Twenty-five million viewers tuned in to watch Common and John Legend perform "Glory" during the Grammy Awards on Feb. 8. At least 40 million people wi...

Christopher Rosen

Diane Warren Calls Out Rita Ora For Not Supporting 'Grateful' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

No one was more surprised to see Diane Warren listed among this year's Best Original Song nominees than Diane Warren herself. "I'm still shocked," ...

Not Even Adele Could Make Best Original Song Relevant

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.20.2015 | Entertainment

Remember Best Original Song? It used to be an event category at the Oscars. Throughout the awards' history, most years' biggest movie anthems would do...

Drift To Sleep With Karen O And Spike Jonze's Stellar 'Moon Song' Performance

Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

Anyone looking for afternoon lullaby should cue up Karen O's latest performance of the Oscar-nominated "Her" track, "The Moon Song." The film's wr...

Watch The 'Frozen' Cast Perform The Movie's Songs

Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment

The "Frozen" cast couldn't hold it back anymore, so they united on Sunday (Feb. 9) for a live performance of the beloved Disney movie's songs. Kristen...

Academy Explains Why 'Alone Yet Not Alone' Was Disqualified From The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made a rare move this week when it disqualified "Alone Yet Not Alone," a track from an obscure Christi...

No Oscar, No Problem

Jim Moret | Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Moret

Joni has written 40 books, most, not surprisingly, are inspirational. She is also an avid painter. Joni sketches, holding a pencil with her teeth and paints using a brush in the same manner.

Controversial Oscar Nomination Rescinded By Academy

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.30.2014 | Entertainment

"Alone Yet Not Alone," the controversial Best Original Song nominee from the film of the same name, has had its Oscar nomination rescinded, this accor...

The Best Original Song Nominee That Beat Out Taylor Swift, Jay Z & Beyonce

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

One of the categories that had us scratching our heads the most following Thursday's Oscar nominations had nothing to do with Tom Hanks' and Emma Thom...

The nominees for Best Original Song Are...

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Oscar nominees for Best Original Song were announced on Thursday (Jan. 16) morning. Nominees include "Alone Yet Not Alone" ("Alone Yet Not Alone"), "H...

Globes Honor The Year's Best Music

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

"Ordinary Love" was crowned Best Original Song at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night. U2 and Danger Mouse's recording for "Mandela...

One Of These 8 Tracks Should Win Best Original Song

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.17.2013 | Entertainment

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 75 songs eligible for nomination in the Oscars' Best Original Song category on Monday, p...

Adele's 'Skyfall' Wins Best Original Song

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The 85th annual Academy Awards were held Sunday evening and "Skyfall" took home the award for Best Original Song. Earlier in the show, Adele perfor...

Adele Nabs The Oscar For Best Original Song

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

Adele won her first Academy Award on Sunday, as the British singer took home the Oscar for Best Original Song. Adele's "Skyfall" beat out "Before My T...

20 Of The Best Oscar Songs Of All Time

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.23.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

As the 85th Academy Awards approaches, it just seems appropriate to get nostalgic and take a look at some of the best of the best Original Academy Award Winning Songs over the past 79 years.

Your Best Original Song

Posted 01.13.2013 | Entertainment

Adele's "Skyfall" theme taking the trophy for Best Original Song at the 2013 Golden Globes in Los Angeles on Sunday night. The James Bond track bes...

Will Scarlett Johansson Perform At The Oscars?

Posted 01.10.2013 | Entertainment

Scarlett Johansson didn't receive an Oscar nomination on Thursday morning, but the actress could be a part of the 85th annual Academy Awards anyway. J...

What Will Be This Year's Best Original Song?

Posted 01.10.2013 | Entertainment

The nominees for the 2013 Academy Awards have been announced, with five artists competing for Best Original Song. Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone a...

A Fun Category! Who Got A Best Original Song Nod?

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

On to the fun ones: The Best Original Song nominees have been announced for the 2013 Golden Globes, with Adele ("Skyfall") and Jon Bon Jovi ("Not Runn...

Katy Perry Could Win An Oscar

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment

A solid day of work from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday, as the organization announced its short list of potential Best Or...

What Ever Became of the Epic Movie Theme Song?

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

For the past few years (give or take "Once," which rightfully won two years back), the Oscars have missed the boat on best song nominations and often award ho-hum picks.