Good news for ‘This Is Me’: The Globes and Oscars have sung the same tune more often than you might think

“Remember Me” from “Coco” is the favorite to win the Best Original Song Oscar, but it needs to watch out for “This Is Me” from “The Greatest Showman” — not just because it’s a huge hit and NBC is using it as its Winter Olympics soundtrack, but because it’s the Golden Globe champ. Before you scream “The Globes and Oscars never pick the same song winner!”, know that they have agreed the past three years and their split choices are a relatively new phenomenon.

The Globes gave out its first song award to the title track from “Town Without Pity” (1961) — the Oscars went with “Moon River” from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” — but didn’t start handing out the prize annually until three years later. The Globes and Oscars matched only once that decade, for “The Windmills of Your Mind” from “The Thomas Crown Affair” (1968).

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In the ‘70s, the two awards bodies agreed five times: the title track from “The Way We Were” (1973), “I’m Easy” from “Nashville” (1975), “Evergreen” from “A Star Is Born” (1976), the title track from “You Light Up My Life” (1977) and “Last Dance” from “Thank God It’s Friday” (1978).

In the ‘80s, they were a perfect 10-for-10. This includes the Globes’ 1988 tie for “Let the River Run” from “Working Girl” and “Two Hearts” from “Buster”; “Let the River Run” won the Oscar. This decade’s winners include iconic songs like “Fame” (1980’s “Fame”), “Flashdance… What a Feeling” (1983’s “Flashdance”), “Take My Breath Away” (1986’s “Top Gun”) and “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” (1987’s “Dirty Dancing”).

The Globes and Oscars only disagreed twice in the ‘90s: The Globes went with “Blaze of Glory” from “Young Guns II” (1990) and “The Prayer” from “Quest for Camelot” (1998), while the Oscars chose “Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)” from “Dick Tracy” and “When You Believe” from “The Prince of Egypt,” respectively. The ‘90s were dominated by earworms from Disney films, including the title song from “Beauty and the Beast” (1991), “A Whole New World” (1992’s “Aladdin”) and “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” (1994’s “The Lion King”). And don’t forget “My Heart Will Go On” (1997’s “Titanic”).

But by the new millennium, both groups took their 2000 winning tune “Things Have Changed” (“Wonder Boys”) literally. The Globes and Oscars agreed only three times in the 2000s, with “Into the West” (2003’s “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”) and “The Weary Kind” (2009’s “Crazy Heart”) being the other two. With fewer smash anthems from films this decade, the Globes leaned into their affinity for bold-named stars more and more, awarding pop and rock icons like Mick Jagger (“Old Habits Die Hard” from 2004’s “Alfie”), Prince (“Song of the Heart” from 2006’s “Happy Feet”), Eddie Vedder (“Guaranteed” from 2007’s “Into the Wild”) and Madonna (“Masterpiece” from 2011’s “W.E.”), none of whom got Oscar nominations.

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association also loves U2, who has won two Globes — for “The Hands That Built America” (2002’s “Gangs of New York”) and “Ordinary Love” (2013’s “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”) — but lost the Oscar to “Lose Yourself” from “8 Mile” and “Let It Go” from “Frozen,” respectively.

The Globes and Oscars have already lined up more times in the 2010s than the previous decade, matching four of the last five years, starting with the title song from “Skyfall” (2012); “Glory” (2014’s “Selma), “Writing’s on the Wall” (2015’s “Spectre”) and “City of Stars” (2016’s “La La Land”) have won the last three Globes and Oscars. Things can happen in waves, so we could be back on trend with the two groups thinking alike again.

“Remember Me,” written by “Let It Go” husband-and-wife duo Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, fits the mold of a winning song from a Disney/Pixar animated film. But “Coco,” which has earned $714 million worldwide so far, is not the box-office smash “Frozen” ($1.2 billion worldwide) was, and neither is the song. In fact, it’s “The Greatest Showman” that’s exceeding expectations, pulling in $318 million globally thus far. Meanwhile, “This Is Me,” written by reigning champs Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, broke into the Billboard Hot 100 — it rose eight spots to No. 63 this week, while “Remember Me” is MIA — and the film’s soundtrack hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart last month. One of the common threads among the Globes and Oscars’ past joint choices? They like awarding hits.

“Remember Me” still leads our combined odds with 2/5, with “This Is Me” close behind at 6/1 odds, and “The Mystery of Love” from “Call Me by Your Name” (14/1 odds), “Mighty River” from “Mudbound” (16/1 odds) and “Stand Up for Something” from “Marshall” (80/1 odds) rounding out the field.

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