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The Oscar Nominees for Music (Best Original Song)
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Members of the Academy's Music Branch voted to determine these five nominees for the Academy Award for Original Song. See the entire list of 2021 Oscar nominations here.

  • "Fight For You" from Judas and the Black Messiah (Music by H.E.R. and Dernst Emile II; Lyric by H.E.R. and Tiara Thomas)

  • “Hear My Voice” from The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Music by Daniel Pemberton; Lyric by Daniel Pemberton and Celeste Waite)

  • “Husavik” from Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (Music and Lyric by Savan Kotecha, Fat Max Gsus and Rickard Göransson)

  • “Io Sì (Seen)” from The Life Ahead (La Vita Davanti a Se) (Music by Diane Warren; Lyric by Diane Warren and Laura Pausini)

  • "Speak Now" from One Night in Miami...(Music and Lyric by Leslie Odom, Jr. and Sam Ashworth)

And here's where to watch the films:

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Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
2020
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Two small-town singers chase their pop star dreams at a global music competition, where scheming rivals, high stakes and onstage mishaps test their bond.

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Judas and the Black Messiah
2021
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Offered a plea deal by the FBI, William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party to gather intelligence on Chairman Fred Hampton.

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The Life Ahead
2020
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An aging Holocaust survivor forges a bond with a young immigrant from Senegal who recently robbed her.

Related: Diane Warren's 5 Favorite Movie Songs

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One Night in Miami...
2020
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On the night of Feb. 25, 1964, in Miami, Cassius Clay joins Jim Brown, Sam Cooke and Malcom X, and they discuss the responsibility of being successful black men during the civil rights movement.

See also: "What I Can't Work Without" by Kemp Powers

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The Trial of the Chicago 7
2020
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In 1969, seven people were charged by the federal government with conspiracy and more, arising from the protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Directed by Aaron Sorkin.

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