Post Profile






'Coco,' 'Greatest Showman' argue for the Oscars to revive the long-dormant song score category

So there are awards for original score and original song. But whither the category to honor musicals and their “song scores”? No such award has been given since Prince won for “Purple Rain” more than 30 years ago. EGOT winner Robert Lopez, co-composer of a key song used several times in this year’s...
read more

share

Related Posts


When Prince bended gender, he gave black men permission to be free

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Greenspace

When Prince ascended the stage of the 1985 Academy Awards to accept the original score Oscar for “Purple Rain,” his body appeared to be draped in purple glitter. Atop a black pant suit, he wore a shining purple shawl that covered hi...

Future EGOT Winners - These Stars Are One Award Away!

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Just Jared

There are lots of stars who are just one award from achieving the coveted EGOT honor – a distinction given to those who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony – so let’s recap who is almost there! Lin-Manuel Miranda has the chanc...

“Original” Music at the Oscars: A Year of Artfully Blended Influences

Entertainment / Film : Film School Rejects

There are currently only two Academy Awards given out for music: Best Original Score and Best Original Song. This might seem like a silly thing to point out, but it wasn’t always the case. As recently as 1998 there were separate cat...

'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'Frozen' & More Get 2015 Grammy Noms

Entertainment / Film : First Showing

While the Oscars have their own awards for music in film for Best Original Score and Best Original Song, the major music awards The Grammys also like to honor the music of motion pictures as well. Over the weekend, the nominees for ...

'Coco,' 'Greatest Showman' argue for the Oscars to revive the long-dormant song score category

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Greenspace

So there are awards for original score and original song. But whither the category to honor musicals and their “song scores”? No such award has been given since Prince won for “Purple Rain” more than 30 years ago. EGOT winner Robert...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC