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Best Original Song
Best Original Song
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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.

Nominees for Best Original Song written directly for a Film 2019

Shallow from “A Star is Born”
Written by Lady Gaga, Andrew Wyatt, Anthony Rossomando, Mark Ronson
Performed by Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper

Other nominees were:

Requiem for a Private War from 'A Private War'
Written & performed by Annie Lennox

- Sunflower from 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'
Written by Swae Lee (as Khalif Brown), Louis Bell, Post Malone (as Austin Post), Billy Walsh (as William Walsh), Carter Lang, Carl Rosen
Performed by Post Malone, Swae Lee

- The Place Where Lost Things Go from 'Mary Poppins Returns'
Written by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman
Performed by Emily Blunt

- When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings from 'The Ballad of Buster Scruggs'
Written by David Rawlings, Gillian Welch
Performed by Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson


2019 -  'A Star is Born'

'A Star is Born'
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2018 - 'Black Panther'

Lamar Kendrick

'Black Panther'
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2017 - La La Land - City of Stars

Justin Hurwitz

La La Land - City of Stars
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2017 WINNER Listen on Spotify
Year Composer Score Nominees Spotify
2016 Burwell Carter Anomalisa View nominees
2015 Santaolalla Gustavo The Book of Life View nominees
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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WSA Film Music Composition Contest 2020

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