Conventions & Awards

U2, Pharrell Among Music’s Academy Awards 2014 Nominees

image from www.oscars.orgU2 and Pharrell are all among those nominated for an Academy Award in the two music categories.  "20 Feat From Stardom," a film about often under-appreciated backup singers, was nominated for Best Documentary Feature. 


  • John Williams, “The Book Thief”
  • Steven Price, “Gravity”
  • William Butler and Owen Pallett, “Her”
  • Alexandre Desplat, “Philomena”
  • Thomas Newman, “Saving Mr. Banks”


“Alone Yet Not Alone” from “Alone Yet Not Alone”
Music by Bruce Broughton; Lyric by Dennis Spiegel

“Happy” from “Despicable Me 2”
Music and Lyric by Pharrell Williams

“Let It Go” from “Frozen”
Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

“The Moon Song” from “Her”
Music by Karen O; Lyric by Karen O and Spike Jonze

“Ordinary Love” from “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
Music by Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen; Lyric by Paul Hewson

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