Best Original Song

Kendrick Lamar’s PGLang Company Sets First Feature, Teams With Matt Stone and Trey Parker for Live-Action Comedy at Paramount

Grammy winning rapper Kendrick Lamar’s pgLang company has teamed with Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s Park County banner to produce a new feature film for Paramount Pictures. The…

‘Encanto’s’ ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ Is Topping the Charts. So Why Didn’t Disney Submit It for Oscars?

“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” from Disney’s “Encanto” is a global sensation. Besides trending on social media, topping the music charts, and being played on repeat in every…

Jay-Z Explains How His Song ‘Guns Go Bang’ Almost Didn’t Make It Into ‘The Harder They Fall’

It’s a big deal when multi-hyphenate Shawn Carter — better known as Jay-Z — makes an appearance pretty much anywhere — and his presence at a Q&A at…

Filipina-Americans Olivia Rodrigo, H.E.R. and Saweetie Nominated in Top Grammy Categories

The 2022 Grammys are a big look for Filipino-Americans: Olivia Rodrigo made Grammy history when she became the first Filipina and second-youngest artist to be nominated in all…

Paramount Marketing Shakeup: Mary Daily Exits, Marc Weinstock to Lead Global Team

A restructure of the Paramount Pictures marketing and distribution team will see co-president Mary Daily exit the studio and Marc Weinstock elevated to run a unified global team.…

Beyonce, Van Morrison, Hans Zimmer Receive Hollywood Music in Media Awards Nominations

Best original song Oscar contenders Beyoncé and Van Morrison are among those who received nominations in the visual media categories at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA).…

Andrew Lloyd Webber Says Writing a Song With Taylor Swift Was the Only Enjoyable Part of ‘Cats’ Movie

Andrew Lloyd Webber has made no secret of his distain for Hollywood’s movie adaptation of his long-running musical “Cats.” Though the cinematic version offered up the rarity of…

12 Best Original Netflix Movies, Ranked

Netflix grew from a DVD rental service to a streaming giant releasing original content with 36 Academy nominations and counting to its name. Although some filmmakers who prefer…

Oscars Predictions: Best Original Song – Beyoncé and Jay-Z Could Make History Competing Against Each Other

Variety’s Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars and Emmys ceremonies from film awards editor Clayton Davis. Following history, buzz, news, reviews and…

‘The Little Mermaid’ Live-Action Film Will Feature Four New Songs, Alan Menken Reveals on ‘For Scores’ Podcast

In the latest episode of the Disney’s “For Scores” podcast, EGOT-certified composer Alan Menken looks back at his history with the studio, for whom he composed songs and…

Billie Eilish’s No Time to Die Theme Song Is Hiding a Clever Callback to Past Bond Movies

From Sean Connery to Daniel Craig, the James Bond movies feature iconic music. The next film, No Time to Die features a new song by Billie Eilish, who…