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Academy Award Nominations 2006

January 23, 2007 Leave a comment Go to comments

oscarstatuette The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) have announced the nominations for the 79th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film in 2006.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • PHILIP GLASS for Notes on a Scandal
  • JAVIER NAVARRETE for Pan’s Labyrinth
  • THOMAS NEWMAN for The Good German

These are the first Oscar nominations for Desplat and Navarrete, it is the 3rd nomination for Glass, the 9th nomination for Newman, and the 2nd nomination for Santaolalla. Santaolalla previously won for Brokeback Mountain, last year, in 2005.

In the Best Original Song category, the nominees are:

  • MELISSA ETHERIDGE for “I Need to Wake Up” from An Inconvenient Truth
  • HENRY KRIEGER, SCOTT CUTLER, and ANNE PREVEN for “Listen” from Dreamgirls
  • HENRY KRIEGER and SIEDAH GARRETT for “Love You I Do” from Dreamgirls
  • HENRY KRIEGER and WILLIE REALE for “Patience” from Dreamgirls
  • RANDY NEWMAN for “Our Town” from Cars

The winners of the 79th Academy Awards will be announced on February 25, 2007.

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