Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Pop music stars who have won Oscars for Best Original Song

What do Bob Dylan, Eminem and Elton John have in common?
They’ve all won Oscars for writing songs for movies.
What follows is a list of pop music stars who have won Oscars for Best Original Song.
  • Isaac Hayes, “Theme from Shaft”, “Shaft”, 1971
  • Barbra Streisand, “Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)”, “A Star Is Born”, 1976
  • Stevie Wonder, “I Just Called to Say I Love You”, “The Woman in Red”, 1984
  • Lionel Richie, “Say You, Say Me”, “White Nights”, 1985
  • Carly Simon, “Let the River Run”, “Working Girl”, 1988
  • Bruce Springsteen, “Streets of Philadelphia”, “Philadelphia”, 1993
  • Elton John, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”, “The Lion King”, 1994
  • Phil Collins, “You’ll Be in My Heart”, “Tarzan”, 1999
  • Bob Dylan, “Things Have Changed”, “Wonder Boys”, 2000
  • Eminem, “Lose Yourself”, “8 Mile”, 2002
  • Annie Lennox, “Into the West”, “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”, 2003
  • Juicy J, Frayser Boy and DJ Paul, “It’s Hard out Here for a Pimp”, “Hustle & Flow”, 2005
  • Melissa Etheridge, “I Need to Wake Up”, “An Inconvenient Truth”, 2006
  • Adele, “Skyfall”, “Skyfall”, 2012
Several pop stars also have won Oscars for Best Original Score. They are:
  • The Beatles, “Let It Be”, 1970
  • Prince, “Purple Rain”, 1984
  • David Byrne, “The Last Emperor”, 1987

No comments:

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...