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Best Original Song written directly for a Film
Best Original Song written directly for a Film
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The World Soundtrack Academy rewards the song with either the most original lyrics, the most original music, or both. There must be a clear audible, intelligible, substantive rendition of both lyric and melody used in the body of film or as the first song in the end credits.


2017 - La La Land - City of Stars

Justin Hurwitz

La La Land - City of Stars
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2016 - Anomalisa

Burwell Carter

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2015 - The Book of Life

Santaolalla Gustavo

The Book of Life
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Year Composer Score Nominees Spotify
2014 Williams Pharrell Despicable Me 2 View nominees
2013 Adele Skyfall View nominees
2012 Byrne Brian Albert Nobbs View nominees
2011 Newman Randy Toy Story 3 View nominees
2010 Bingham Ryan Crazy Heart View nominees
2009 Rahman Allah Rakha Slumdog Millionaire View nominees
2008 Newman Thomas Wall-E View nominees
2007 Arnold David Casino Royale View nominees
2006 Newman Randy Cars View nominees
2005 Stewart Dave Alfie View nominees
2004 Sting Cold Mountain View nominees
2003 Clayton Adam Gangs of New York View nominees
2002 Newman Randy Monsters Inc. View nominees
2001 Baerwald David Moulin Rouge! View nominees

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