Thom Yorke, Beyonce Make Oscars 2020 Best Original Song Shortlist

By Creative Media Times

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The shortlists of potential nominees for Academy Awards 2020 in the Best Original Song category has been announced, narrowing down potential contenders.

The list include Thom Yorke’s “Daily Battles” from Motherless Brooklyn, Beyoncé’s “Spirit” from The Lion King, Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo’s “Letter to My Godfather,” from The Black Godfather, Elton John and Tim Rice’s “Never Too Late” from The Lion King, Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from the Elton John biopic Rocketman, Randy Newman’s “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from Toy Story 4 among others.

Surprisingly missing is the Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber collaboration “Beautiful Ghosts” from this weekend’s upcoming film “Cats” which many predicted to be a shoo-in for a nomination.

Also announced is the shortlist for Best Original Score, a list which includes Michael Giacchino for Jojo Rabbit, Hildur Guðnadóttir for Joker, Alexandre Desplat for Little Women, John Williams for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Michael Abels for Us, and Randy Newman for Marriage Story.

The official nominees for the 92nd Academy Awayrs is set to be announced Monday, January 13, with winners to be handed out on Sunday, February 9 and will air live on ABC.

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