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  • Tye-Grr
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    #114991

    Hey guys! We usually do one of these every year, so I thought I’d get one started. 

    SPECIAL THANKS TO RBBRITTAIN WHO PUT THE FOLLOWING TOGETHER:
     
    As I’ve done here for a few years now, here’s the official list with added songwriters, performers, and links to YouTube or other online postings; hopefully the OP can be updated to include all of these. (The few missing ones should be insignificant.) Of course, the names & links are unofficial; I didn’t bother separating composers & lyricists unless clearly available (most sources do not), but the Academy will when it announces the nominations. Remember, only the songwriters are eligible for nomination; the performers are listed here for identification only.

    Note:  Bold italics is movie name; “bold in quotes” is song name.  Underlined songwriter lists must be trimmed to three (or four, with a waiver from the Music Branch Executive Committee) to meet the three-writer limit for nominations in Academy rules.  (This is most likely where the writers are members of a four-member band like U2, Coldplay or Kings of Leon.)  However, more than two songs submitted from a film is NOT an error; the two-song limit is applied during the nomination process (i.e., only the two highest vote-getters can be nommed).  
     

     

    All Is Lost:  “Amen”

    Written by: Alex Ebert

    Performed by: Alex Ebert

     

    Alone Yet Not Alone:  “Alone Yet Not Alone”

    Written by: Bruce Broughton (music), Dennis Spiegel (lyrics)

    Performed by: Joni Eareckson Tada

    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues:  “Doby”

    Written by: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Andrew Feltenstein, John Nau

    Performed by: Will Ferrell (as Ron Burgundy)

     

    August: Osage County:  “Last Mile Home”

    Written by: Caleb Followill, Nathan Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill (all of Kings of Leon)

    Performed by: Kings of Leon

     

    Austenland:

    (a) “Austenland”

    Written by: Emma-Lee Moss (Emmy the Great), Ilan Eshkeri

    Performed by: Emmy the Great

    (b) “Comic Books”

    Written by: Emma-Lee Moss (Emmy the Great), Ilan Eshkeri (???)

    Performed by: Emmy the Great

    (c) “L.O.V.E.D.A.R.C.Y”

    Written by: Emma-Lee Moss (Emmy the Great)

    Performed by: Emmy the Great

    (d) “What Up”

    Written by: Emma-Lee Moss (Emmy the Great)

    Performed by: Emmy the Great

     

    Black Nativity:

    (a) “He Loves Me Still”

    Written by: Raphael Saadiq, Taura Stinson

    Performed by: Angela Bassett & Jennifer Hudson

    (b) “Hush Child (Get You Through This Silent Night)”

    WARNING:  Contains an interpolation of “Silent Night” (per soundtrack credits and obvious from listening), which should make it ineligible.  (If not, then “Please Mr. Kennedy” should have been eligible!)

      Written by: Kasi Lemmons, Taylor Gordon, Taura Stinson

    Performed by: Jennifer Hudson, Jacob Latimore, Luke James, Grace Gibson

    (c) “Test Of Faith”

    Written by: Raphael Saadiq, Taura Stinson

    Performed by: Jennifer Hudson

    Brave Miss World:  “Forgiveness”

    Written by: Linor Abargil, Ben Harper, Natalie Maines 

    Performed by: Natalie Maines & Ben Harper

     

    Cleaver’s Destiny:  “Lullaby Song”

    Written by: Karl Lentini

    Performed by: Karl Lentini & Jenny Leona di Gennaro

     

    The Croods:  “Shine Your Way”

    Written by: Alan Silvestri, Glen Ballard (Kirk De Micco & Chris Sanders also listed in IMDb credits, but not at DWA FYC site; likely 3-writer limit trim)

    Performed by: Owl City & Yuna

     

    Despicable Me 2:  “Happy”

    Written by: Pharrell Williams

    Performed by: Pharrell Williams

     

    Epic:

    (a) “Gonna Be Alright”

    Written by: Raphael Saadiq (music), Taura Stinson (lyrics)

    Performed by: Steven Tyler

    (b) “Rise Up”

    Written by: C. Hollis (Hit-Boy), J. Woodard (Chase N. Cashe), Sia Furler, Beyoncé Knowles

    Performed by: Beyoncé

     

    Escape from Planet Earth:  “What Matters Most”

    Written by: Aaron Zigman (Steve Diamond also per YouTube, but not IMDb)

    Performed by: Delta Rae

     

    For No Good Reason:

    (a) “Bones”

    Written by: Joanne Perica (???)

    Performed by: Joanne Perica (???)

    (b) “Going Nowhere”

    Written by: Lucinda Belle

    Performed by: Lucinda Belle & Tomislav Benzon

    (c) “Gonzo”

    Written by: Tyson Ritter, Nick Wheeler

    Performed by: All American Rejects

     

    Free China: The Courage to Believe:  “The Courage To Believe”

    Written by: Tony Chen (music), Kean Wong & Michael Perlman (lyrics)

    Performed by: Q’orianka Kilcher

     

    Frozen:  “Let It Go”

    Written by: Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez

    Performed by: Idina Menzel (as Elsa, main film version); Demi Lovato (first song in end credits)

     

    The Great Gatsby:

    (a) “100$ Bill”

    Written by: Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, Evan Mast

    Performed by: Jay Z

    (b) “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)”

    Written by: David Listenbee (Goonrock), Jordan Orvash, Maureen Ann McDonald, Francesca Richard, Andre Smith, Stacy Ferguson (Fergie), Alexander Scott, Andrea Martin, Kamaal Fareed (Q-Tip)

    Performed by: Fergie, Q-Tip and Goonrock

    (c) “Over The Love”

    Written by: Stuart Hammond, Kid Harpoon, SBTRKT (listed in film credits as “Aaron Foulds”, slightly different from his supposed “real name” Aaron Jerome), Florence Welch

    Performed by: Florence + the Machine

    (d) “Together”

    Written by: Jamie Smith (music only); Oliver Sim, Romy Madley Croft (music & lyrics) (all of The xx)

    Performed by: The xx

    (e) “Young and Beautiful”

    Written by: Lana Del Rey (in film credits & at WB FYC site under her real name Elizabeth Grant), Rick Nowels

    Performed by: Lana Del Rey

     

    Her:  “The Moon Song”

    Written by: Karen Orzolek, Spike Jonze

    Performed by: Karen O

     

    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug:  “I See Fire”

    Written by: Ed Sheeran

    Performed by: Ed Sheeran

     

    How Sweet It Is:

    (a) “Bite Of Our Lives”

    Written by: ???

    Performed by: ???

    (b) “Try”

    Written by: ???

    Performed by: ???

     

    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire:  “Atlas”

    Written by: Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin (all of Coldplay)

    Performed by: Coldplay

     

    The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete:  “Better You, Better Me”

    Written by: Marsha Ambrosius, Alicia Augello-Cook (Alicia Keys), Steve Mostyn

    Performed by: Alicia Keys

     

    Jewtopia:  “Bring It On”

    Written by: Nathan Wang (???)

    Performed by: Adam Barber

     

    Kamasutra 3D:

    (a) “Aygiri Nadani”

    Written by: Sreejith Edavana & Saachin Raj Chelory (???)

    Performed by: Sreejith Edavana & Saachin Raj Chelory (???)

    (b) “Har Har Mahadeva”

    Written by: Sreejith Edavana & Saachin Raj Chelory (???)

    Performed by: Sreejith Edavana & Saachin Raj Chelory (???)

    (c) “I Felt”

    Written by: Sreejith Edavana & Saachin Raj Chelory (???)

    Performed by: Sreejith Edavana & Saachin Raj Chelory (???)

    (d) “Of The Soil”

    Written by: Sreejith Edavana & Saachin Raj Chelory (???)

    Performed by: Sreejith Edavana & Saachin Raj Chelory (???)

    (e) “Sawariya”

    Written by: Sreejith Edavana & Saachin Raj Chelory (???)

    Performed by: Sreejith Edavana & Saachin Raj Chelory (???)

     

    Lee Daniels’ The Butler:

    (a) “In The Middle Of The Night”

    Written by: Keith McMasters, Fantasia Barrino, Kassim VonRico Washington (Ricco Barrino, Fantasia’s brother), Abel Terry

    Performed by: Fantasia

    (b) “You And I Ain’t Nothin’ No More”

    Written by: Lenny Kravitz

    Performed by: Gladys Knight

     

    Live at the Foxes Den: (snippets of all three songs)

    (a) “Let’s Take A Trip”

    Written by: ???

    Performed by: Jackson Rathbone

    (b) “Pour Me Another Dream”

    Written by: ???

    Performed by: Jocelin Donahue

    (c) “The Time Of My Life”

    Written by: ???

    Performed by: Jackson Rathbone

     

    Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom:  “Ordinary Love”

    Written by: Bono (music & lyrics); The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) (music)

    Performed by: U2

     

    Monsters University:  “Monsters University”

    Written by: Randy Newman

    Performed by: Randy Newman

     

    The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones:  “When The Darkness Comes”

    Written by: Colbie Caillat, David Hodges

    Performed by: Colbie Caillat

     

    Murph: The Protector:  “Sacrifice (I Am Here)”

    Written by: Chris Irwin, Jeff Widenhofer (???)

    Performed by: Chris Irwin Band

     

    The Muslims Are Coming!:  “The Muslims Are Coming”

    Written by: ???

    Performed by: Negin Farsad & Tory Dahlhoff

     

    Oblivion:  “Oblivion”

    Written by: Anthony Gonzalez (of M83)

    Performed by: M83 featuring Susanne Sundfør

     

    One Chance:  “Sweeter Than Fiction”

    Written by: Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff

    Performed by: Taylor Swift

     

    Planes:  “Nothing Can Stop Me Now”

    Written by: Mark Holman

    Performed by: Mark Holman

     

    Safe Haven:  “We Both Know”

    Written by: Gavin DeGraw, Colbie Caillat

    Performed by: Colbie Caillat featuring Gavin DeGraw

     

    The Sapphires:  “Get Used To Me”

    Written by: Diane Warren

    Performed by: Jessica Mauboy

     

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty:  “Stay Alive”

    Written by: José González (of Junip)

    Performed by: José González

     

    Short Term 12:  “So You Know What It’s Like”

    Written by: Keith Stanfield, Destin Cretton

    Performed by: Keith Stanfield

     

    Somm:  “There’s No Black Or White”

    Written by: Brian Carmody

    Performed by: Brian Carmody

     

    Sound City:

    (a) “Cut Me Some Slack”

    Written by: Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Kris Novoselic, Pat Smear

    Performed by: Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Kris Novoselic & Pat Smear

    (b) “You Can’t Fix This”

    Written by: Stevie Nicks, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins

    Performed by: Stevie Nicks, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins & Rami Jaffee

     

    Spark: A Burning Man Story:

    (a) “Let It Go”

    Written by: Michael Franti (???)

    Performed by: Michael Franti & Spearhead featuring Ethan Tucker

    (b) “We Ride”

    Written by: Missy Higgins

    Performed by: Missy Higgins

     

    Stoker:  “Becomes The Color”

    Written by: Emily Wells

    Performed by: Emily Wells

     

    3 Geezers!:  “Younger Every Day”

    Written by: Stevie Porzak, Randle Schumacher

    Performed by: StEviE

     

    Trance:  “Here It Comes”

    Written by: Emeli Sandé, Rick Smith

    Performed by: Emeli Sandé featuring Rick Smith

     

    Turbo:

    (a) “Let The Bass Go”

    Written by: C. Broadus (Snoop Dogg)

    Performed by: Snoop Dogg

    (b) “The Snail Is Fast”

    Written by: Ali Theodore, Jordan Yaeger, Sergio Cabral, Yusef Jackson, Alana Da Fonseca

    Performed by: Nomadik & V12

    (c) “Speedin’”

    Written by: Ali Theodore, Nick Loizides, Sergio Cabral, Michael Klein, John McCurry, Yusef Jackson, Julian Davis

    Performed by: Classic

    12 Years a Slave:  “My Lord Sunshine (Sunrise)”

    Written by: Nicholas Britell

    Performed by: David Hughey & Roosevelt Credit

     

    Two: The Story of Roman & Nyro:  “Make It Love”

    Written by: Levi Hummon, Marcus Hummon, Andrew Dorff

    Performed by: Levi Hummon

     

    The Ultimate Life:  “One Life”

    Written by: Kelly Morrison

    Performed by: Tamela Mann

     

    Unfinished Song:  “Unfinished Songs”

    Written by: Diane Warren

    Performed by: Celine Dion

     

    The Way, Way Back:

    (a) “For The Time Being”

    Written by: Edie Brickell

    Performed by: Edie Brickell and The Gaddabouts

    (b) “Go Where The Love Is”

    Written by: Edie Brickell (???)

    Performed by: Edie Brickell and The Gaddabouts

     

    Winnie Mandela:  “Bleed For Love”

    Written by: Diane Warren

    Performed by: Jennifer Hudson

     

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    Tye-Grr
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    #114993

    Adding “Here It Comes” from ‘Trance’, thanks to Marky123.

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    nkb325
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    #114994

    I think Young and Beautifal has a serious shot. Everyone’s been talking about it since the movie came out I think it’s easily got the most buzz. Not Skyfall level but still a lot, and it’s genuinely a very good song. Oscar Winner Lana Del Ray?

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    Tye-Grr
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    ^Lana Del Rey is not a song writer. Oscar performer, Lana Del Rey, maybe…

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    Ryan Earle
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    #114996

    Lana del Rey did not write the song. You have to write the winning song to win the Oscar.

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    Gabriel
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    What do you mean Lana Del Rey didn’t write the song? Yes she did.

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    24Emmy
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    “Young and Beautiful” was co-written by Lana Del Rey and the track’s producer, Rick Nowels.

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    Tye-Grr
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    What do you mean Lana Del Rey didn’t write the song? Yes she did.

    She didn’t. The song writers are listed on the FYC site, and Lana is not one of them.

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    Gabriel
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    Elizabeth Grant is Lana Del Rey’s real name!

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    Tye-Grr
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    Whoopsie! Y’all are right! Elizabeth Grant = Lana Del Rey. Ha! Should’ve guessed that.

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    CAROL-CHANNING
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    I think “Young and Beautiful” has a HUGE lead over everything else.  It’s a great song, and no matter how you feel about the movie, you can’t deny the song was well-used.

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    Gabriel
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    Personally, I like Florence’s song better. But Young and Beautiful did well commercially, so I expect it to have a greater chance.

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    Laactingnyc
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    #115004

    I hope Young and Beautiful, Over the Love, and The Moon Song get in!

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    David Buchanan
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    #115005

    Does Randy Newman have any eligible songs from Monsters University?
    He’s certainly eligible for Best Score, but not sure about Best Original Song.

    Formerly known in the forums as PianoMann.

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    24Emmy
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    What about Mariah Carey’s “Almost Home” from Oz: the Great and Powerful?

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