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22 December 2021

Oscars 2022 Shortlists: Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Billie Eilish Nominated

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced 10 shortlists for the 2022 Oscars, with a host of nominations from the world of music. The Documentary Feature shortlist includes Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry, Questlove’s Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised), and Todd Haynes’ The Velvet Underground.

The Original Score category includes two slots each for Jonny Greenwood and Hans Zimmer: The Radiohead multi-instrumentalist is recognized for The Power Of The Dog and Spencer, while Zimmer got shortlist placements for Dune and No Time To Die. In addition, Alexandre Desplat made the shortlist for The French Dispatch Of The Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun and Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe made it for Candyman.

The Original Song shortlist features Billie Eilish and Finneas’ No Time To Die, as well as Beyoncé’s King Richard track, Be Alive. Also in the running for an Oscar nod is Beyoncé’s husband Jay-Z, who made the shortlist for Guns Go Bang, his Harder They Fall collaboration with Kid Cudi and director Jeymes Samuel. Cudi also made the shortlist for the Ariana Grande collaboration Just Look Up.

Oscars 2022 Shortlist – Original Score
Daniel Pemberton – Being the Ricardos
Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe – Candyman
Nicholas Britell – Don’t Look Up
Hans Zimmer – Dune
Germaine Franco – Encanto
Alexandre Desplat – The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun
Daniel Hart – The Green Knight
Jeymes Samuel – The Harder They Fall
Kris Bowers – King Richard
Harry Gregson-Williams – The Last Duel
Hans Zimmer – No Time to Die
Alberto Iglesias – Parallel Mothers
Jonny Greenwood – The Power of the Dog
Jonny Greenwood – Spencer
Carter Burwell – The Tragedy of Macbeth

Oscars 2022 Shortlist -Original Song
Sparks, Adam Driver & Marion Cotillard Featuring Simon Hedberg – So May We Start (Annette)
Van Morrison – Down to Joy (Belfast)
Brian Wilson & Jim James – Right Where I Belong (Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road)
H.E.R. – Automatic Woman (Bruised)
Cinderella Original Motion Picture Cast & Idina Menzel – Dream Girl (Cinderella)
Emilia Jones – Beyond the Shore (Coda)
Amandla Stenberg – The Anonymous Ones (Dear Evan Hansen)
Ariana Grande & Kid Cudi – Just Look Up (Don’t Look Up)
Sebastián Yatra – Dos Oruguitas (Encanto)
Reba McEntire – Somehow You Do (Four Good Days)
Kid Cudi & Jay-Z – Guns Go Bang (The Harder They Fall)
Beyoncé – Be Alive (King Richard)
Billie Eilish – No Time to Die (No Time to Die)
Jennifer Hudson – Here I Am (Singing My Way Home) (Respect)
U2 – Your Song Saved My Life (Sing 2)

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