With the Golden Globes already over, attention is now on the 85th Academy Awards. Even though happening next month, the nominations for the award show have already been announced, including those for Best Original Song.
For a song to be eligible, Academy Awards rules state that it must be "original and specifically written for a motion picture. There must be a clearly audible, intelligible, substantive rendition (not necessarily visually presented) of both lyrics and melody, used in the body of the motion picture or as the first music cue in the end credits.".
Here are the five nominees:
The Academy Awards will broadcast on February 24 at 7 p.m. on abc. Comedian Seth McFarlane will host.