Conventions & Awards

Who Won The 2013 Academy Awards In Music?

image from assets.nydailynews.comMusic at the movies was the unofficial theme of the 2013 Academy Awards, and many big names preformed: Jennifer Hudson, Adele, Barbra Streisand, host Seth MacFarlane, Kristin Chenoweth, Shirley Bassey, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Norah Jones and the cast of "Les Miserables" all appeared. Despite an Oscar night fascination with music, just two Academy awards honor it directly.

Music – Original Score
Winner: "Life of Pi"

"Anna Karenina"




Music – Original Song
Winner: "Skyfall" from "Skyfall," music and lyrics by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth

"Before My Time" from "Chasing Ice," music and lyrics by J. Ralph

"Everybody Needs a Best Friend" from "Ted," music by Walter Murphy, lyrics by Seth MacFarlane

"Pi's Lullaby" from "Life of Pi," music by Mychael Danna, lyrics by Bombay Jayashri

"Suddenly" from "Les Miserables," music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil

Director Malik Bendjelloul's film "Searching For Sugarman" about the forgotten musician Rodriguez won the Best Documentary Oscar.

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