The Academy already announced The Oscars 2020 Best Original Song nominations. So, five songs are now competing to take home one of the most important awards in film. The nominees for the Best Original Song are: I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away from Toy Story 4, (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again from Rocketman, I’m Standing With You from Breakthrough, Into The Unknown from Frozen II, and Stand Up from Harriet. So who will win the Oscar on February 9? Let’s take a look at the Best original song Oscar 2020 predictions to find out.
Interestingly, this year’s nominees include several former nominees and winners. However, according to online sportsbook sites in the US, the frontrunner of the category is the song from Rocketman.
I’m Gonna Love Me Again (Rocketman) leads the Best original song Oscar 2020 predictions
Elton John and Bernie Taupin already scored Golden Globe for (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again. They wrote the song for the biographical film that details Elton John’s rise to fame and everything that followed. So, now that they have one piece of gold associated with the cut, their chances to win an Oscar are very high. In fact, the song leads Best original song Oscar 2020 predictions. Well, it has 1.12 odds to win at the 1xBet sportsbook.
The duet with the movie’s star Taron Egerton plays over the closing credits. In fact, it is the only time in Rocketman where we hear John’s vocals. Also, Taron Egerton won the prize for the Best Actor at the Golden Globe for his role in Rocketman.
The other contenders of the category
Stand Up (Harriet) – 8 odds to win at 1xBet sportsbook
Broadway talent Cynthia Erivo not only delivers a stunning performance in the biopic, but she also lends her vocals.
Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard is the composer of the soundtrack to Harriet. In fact, he composed more than 40 film scores, receiving an Oscar nomination for his work on Spike Lee’s BlackkKlansman.
The music on the official soundtrack to Harriet is haunting, bold, and beautiful. From sweeping strings to driving yet distant percussion, this is a soundtrack that tells its own story even without the visuals that accompany it on the screen.
Into The Unknown (Frozen II) – 9 odds to win at 1xBet sportsbook
Husband-and-wife team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez have won this category twice before. And now they are competing to win another golden statue.
So, the first time the pair took home this prize for the soundtrack of Frozen Let It Go.
They repeated the win with Remember Me from Coco, and now they have a third shot thanks to their contribution to the Frozen II.
I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away (Toy Story 4) – 26 odds to win at 1xBet sportsbook
Randy Newman is the composer of the song I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away for Toy Story 4. It earned Newman his 20th Oscar nomination for music. Moreover, he won two best original song Oscars for Toy Story 3’s and for Monsters’ soundtracks. Also, Newman is nominated this year for best original score for Marriage Story.
I’m Standing With You (Breakthrough) – 41 odds to win at 1xBet sportsbook
Diane Warren wrote both music and lyrics to I’m Standing with You for the film Breakthrough. So, this is Warren’s eleventh Oscar nomination as a songwriter.
Breakthrough is based on a true story. It centers around Joyce Smith, whose son falls through a frozen lake and stayed there for 15 minutes before being saved.
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