Listen to the 5 original songs nominated for a Golden Globe

  • Music
  • Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

Mariah Carey, Nick Jonas and Mary J. Blige are among the Golden Globe nominees in the Best Original Song category. Photos: Reuters

Among those acknowledged in the original song category at the 75th annual Golden Globes nominations are Nick Jonas (Ferdinand), Mariah Carey (The Star) and Mary J. Blige (Mudbound).

Songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who took home last year’s prize for City Of Stars from La La Land, also scored a nom for The Greatest Showman.

Seth Meyers will host the 2018 ceremony from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan 7.

The full list of 2018 Golden Globe nominations can be seen here.

Here are the five Best Original Song nominees:

Home from Ferdinand

The music by Jonas, Justin Tranter, and Nick Monson and lyrics by Jonas and Tranter scores 20th Century Fox’s animated comedy based on the children’s book of a loving and non-violent bull.

Mighty River from Mudbound

Off the soundtrack of Mudbound, a period drama that follows the lives of two families – one black and one white – after World War II, the emotional song was written by Blige, Raphael Saadiq, and Taura Stinson with music from Saadiq.

Remember Me from Coco

The heartfelt and upbeat lullaby from Disney and Pixar’s Coco was written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez.

The Star from The Star

Carey and Marc Shaiman wrote the music and lyrics for The Star, the title track off Sony’s animated Christian comedy.

This Is Me from The Greatest Showman

From the duo behind the music of La La Land and Dear Evan Hansen, Pasek and Paul earned their second consecutive nod for the powerful track from The Greatest Showman. – Reuters/ Rebecca Rubin


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