Paul McCartney, U2, Karen O nominated for Golden Globes

Ricky Gervais hosts the awards next January

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Paul McCartney, U2 and Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O have all been nominated for Golden Globe awards.

McCartney and U2 are to go head-to-head in the Best Original Song category, alongside Avatar's theme song 'I See You' (sung by Leona Lewis).

Karen O is nominated for her soundtrack to Spike Jonze's film adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are in the Best Original Score category.

The film industry awards ceremony, which is due to take place on January 17 in Hollywood, will hosted by Ricky Gervais.

The music-related nominations at the Golden Globes are:

Best Original Score:
Michael Giacchino – Up
Marvin Hamlisch - The Informant
James Horner - Avatar
Abel Korzeniowski - A Single Man
Karen O, Carter Burwell - Where The Wild Things Are


Best Original Song:
'Cinema Italiano', Nine (Maury Yeston)
'I Want To Come Home', Everybody's Fine (Paul McCartney)
'I See You', Avatar (James Horner, Simon Franglen, Kuk Harrell)
'The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)', Crazy Heart (Ryan Bingham, T Bone Burnett)
'Winter', Brothers (U2)


See Goldenglobes.org for the rest of the nominations.

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