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Academy Award Nominations 1999

February 15, 2000 Leave a comment Go to comments

oscarstatuette The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) have announced the nominations for the 72nd Academy Awards, honoring the best in film in 1999. After four years of being a split category between Drama scores and Comedy/Musical scores, the category re-combined back into one overall Best Score category.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • JOHN CORIGLIANO for The Red Violin
  • THOMAS NEWMAN for American Beauty
  • RACHEL PORTMAN for The Cider House Rules
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for Angela’s Ashes
  • GABRIEL YARED for The Talented Mr Ripley

This is the 2nd Oscar nomination for Corigliano, the 4th nomination for Newman, the 2nd nomination for Portman, the 33rd nomination for Williams, and the 2nd nomination for Yared. Portman previously won for Emma in 1996. Williams previously won for Fiddler on the Roof in 1971, Jaws in 1975, Star Wars in 1977, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial in 1982, and Schindler’s List in 1993. Yared previously won for The English Patient in 1996.

In the Best Original Song category, the nominees are:

  • PHIL COLLINS for “You’ll Be in My Heart” from Tarzan
  • AIMEE MANN for “Save Me” from Magnolia
  • RANDY NEWMAN for “When She Loved Me” from Toy Story 2
  • TREY PARKER and MARC SHAIMAN for “Blame Canada” from South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
  • DIANE WARREN for “Music of My Heart” from Music of the Heart

The winners of the 72nd Academy Awards will be announced on March 26, 2000.

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