The Oscars have revealed the shortlists for Best Original Song and Best Original Score ahead of the nominations, for the first time since 1979.
The move is supposedly an attempt to make more room for newcomers, as the nominations often go to the same composers year after year.
The 15-song shortlist includes Thom Yorke ('Suspirium'), Kendrick Lamar and SZA ('All the Stars'), Sampha ('Treasure'), Sade ('The Big Unknown'), Jónsi and Troye Sivan ('Revelation'), Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper ('Shallow'), plus more.
The shortlists will be narrowed down to five nominees, which will be revealed on January 22nd.
The 90th Academy Awards take place on February 25, 2019.
The full shortlist for Best Original Song:
Willie Watson and 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” (Mary Poppins Returns)
Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda – “Trip A Little Light Fantastic” (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)
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