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2018 Oscars: The Animated Feature and Original Song Connection

Disney/Pixar’s COCO is nominated for Animated Feature and Original Song – can it win both? The connection between animated films and the Original Song Oscar is relatively new one. From the inception of the Original Song category only two songs from animated films won between 1934 and 1988 (“When You Wish Upon a Star” from Pinocchio – 1940 and “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” ...

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Listen to all five Original Song Oscar nominees

The five songs nominated for the Original Song Oscar range from quiet melodies of yearning to rousing anthems of confidence and hope. There are first time nominees (Sufjan Stevens, Mary J. Blige), previous Oscar winners (Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and Kirsten Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez) and one of the most-nominated in this category without a win (Diane Warren). Kaela ...

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