Best Original Song

  • 'Frozen' album crosses 2 million sales mark; tops Billboard chart for 10th week April 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Two Nordic princesses held their reign atop the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday as the soundtrack to Disney's hit animated film 'Frozen' crossed the 2 million sales mark and continued to hold off new entries. 'Frozen', led by its Oscar-winning hit song 'Let It Go', sold 133,000...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Let It Go' from 'Frozen' wins best original song March 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Let It Go' from the Disney musical 'Frozen' has won the Academy Award for best original song. The song, a catchy anthem sung by veteran Broadway songstress Idina Menzel and adored by countless young girls, many of whom are singing in it their own YouTube videos, has helped propel...
  • No Oscar for Indian vocalist Bombay Jayashri February 26, 2013

    Los Angeles: Indian vocalist Bombay Jayashri, who was nominated in the best original song category at the 85th Academy Awards for her track 'Pi Lullaby' from 'Life of Pi', lost the trophy to British singer Adele, who took home the statuette for 'Skyfall'. However, 'Life of Pi' won the best...
  • Oscars change rule for best original song August 31, 2012

    Los Angeles: There will be more songs vying for Oscars at next year's Academy Awards. The motion picture academy said that there will be a minimum of five nominees in the original song category at next year's ceremony. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says that the five nominated...