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Media Notes / Academy Award for Best Original Song

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This is a list of songs that won and were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

For a film to quality for the award, it has to be an original song where the musical and/or lyricist has to be involved in the composition to qualify; has to be written specifically for the film in which it appears; and both the music and lyrics have to be heard in the film. The award is presented to the songwriters and all the nominees are usually performed at the Oscars telecast before the winner is announced.

Responsible for the Award-Bait Song, and many of the winners and nominees went on to become Breakaway Pop Hits.

Winners and nominees:

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