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Academy Award Nominations 2010

January 25, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

oscarstatuetteThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) have announced the nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards, honoring the best in film in 2010.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • ALEXANDRE DESPLAT for The King’s Speech
  • JOHN POWELL for How to Train Your Dragon
  • A.R. RAHMAN for 127 Hours
  • TRENT REZNOR and ATTICUS ROSS for The Social Network
  • HANS ZIMMER for Inception

These are the first Oscar nominations Powell, Reznor and Ross, although Reznor and Ross picked up a Golden Globe nomination for The Social Network earlier in the season. This is the 4th Oscar nomination for Desplat, the 2nd Oscar nomination for Rahman, who won the Award in 2009 for Slumdog Millionaire, and the 9th Oscar nomination for Zimmer, who previously won in 1994 for The Lion King.

In the Best Original Song category, the nominees are:

  • TOM DOUGLAS, TROY VERGES and HILLARY LINDSEY for “Coming Home” from Country Strong
  • ALAN MENKEN and GLENN SLATER for “I See The Light” from Tangled
  • RANDY NEWMAN for “We Belong Together” from Toy Story 3
  • A.R. RAHMAN, DIDO ARMSTRONG and ROLLO ARMSTRONG for “If I Rise” from 127 Hours

The winners of the 83rd Academy Awards will be announced on February 27, 2011.

 

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  1. chris
    January 26, 2011 at 12:47 am

    Obviously John Powell ‘s score is the best of them all. Obviously the winner will be the worst of them all. Inception could be a compromise.

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