Oscars 2019: Thom Yorke, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga lead nominations


Thom Yorke, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga are among the names nominated for Original Song at the 2019 Oscars. 

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced shortlists in consideration in nine specific categories and, for the first time since 1979, they have released the shortlist for the music categories of Original Score and Original Song.

The 15 finalists named for Original Song includes Thom Yorke’s track ‘Suspirium’ from his debut score for horror remake Suspiria, Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s ‘All The Stars’ for Black Panther, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s song ‘Shallow’ for Coope’s directional debut in A Star Is Born, and plenty more. 

On top of that, Portishead’s Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury receive a nod for Original Score for their work with Annihilation and Alexandre Desplat’s score for Wes Anderson film Isle of Dogs is also included. 

Below, see the full nominations: 

Shortlist for Best Original Song:
– Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson – “When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For – -Wings (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs)
– Sampha – “Treasure” (Beautiful Boy)
– Kendrick Lamar and SZA – “All The Stars (Black Panther)
– Jónsi and Troye Sivan – “Revelation” (Boy Erased)
– Dolly Parton – “Girl in the Movies” (Dumplin’)
– Arlissa – “We Won’t Move” (The Hate U Give)
– Emily Blunt – “The Place Where Lost Things Go” from (Mary Poppins Returns)
– Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda – “Trip A Little Light Fantastic” from (Mary Poppins Returns)
– Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan, and Mark Ronson – “Keep Reachin’” (Quincy)
– Jennifer Hudson and Diane Warren – “I’ll Fight” (RBG)
– Gal Gadot and Sarah Silverman – “A Place Called Slaughter Race” (Ralph Breaks the Internet)
– The Coup and Lakeith Stanfield – “OYAHYTT” (Sorry to Bother You)
– Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper – “Shallow” (A Star is Born)
– Thom Yorke – “Suspirium” (Suspiria)
– Sade – “The Big Unknown” (Widows)

Shortlist for Best Score:
– Annihilation
– Avengers: Infinity War
– The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
– Black Panther
– BlacKkKlansman
– Crazy Rich Asians
– The Death of Stalin
– Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
– First Man
– If Beale Street Could Talk
– Isle of Dogs
– Mary Poppins Returns
– A Quiet Place
– Ready Player One
– Vice