Thom Yorke, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga lead Oscars nods for Best Original Song

They're battling it out..

Thom Yorke, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga have led the shortlist of the two main music categories for the Oscars in 2019.

The category of Best Original Song will see Yorke’s ‘Suspirium’, taken from Suspiria, being pitted against Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s ‘All The Stars’ from the Black Panther soundtrack. After being heavily tipped for a Best Actress Oscar, Lady Gaga also receives her first Oscar nomination for 2019 with ‘Shallow’, a co-collaboration with A Star Is Born co-star Bradley Cooper. Check out the nominees in full below.

  • Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson – ‘When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs)
  • Sampha – ‘Treasure’ Beautiful Boy
  • Kendrick Lamar and SZA – ‘All The Stars’ Black Panther
  • Jónsi and Troye Sivan – ‘Revelation’ Boy Erased
  • Dolly Parton – ‘Girl in the Movies’ Dumplin
  • Arlissa – ‘We Won’t Move’ The Hate U Give
  • Emily Blunt – ‘The Place Where Lost Things Go’ Mary Poppins Returns
  • Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda – ‘Trip A Little Light Fantastic’ Mary Poppins Returns
  • Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan, and Mark Ronson – ‘Keep Reachin’ Quincy
  • Jennifer Hudson and Diane Warren – ‘I’ll Fight’ RBG
  • Gal Gadot and Sarah Silverman – ‘A Place Called Slaughter Race’ Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • The Coup and Lakeith Stanfield – ‘OYAHYTT’ Sorry to Bother You
  • Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper – ‘Shallow’ A Star is Born
  • Thom Yorke – ‘Suspirium’ Suspiria
  • Sade – ‘The Big Unknown’ Widows

The other category was the shortlist for Best Score – which can be viewed in full below.

  • Annihilation
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • Black Panther
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • The Death of Stalin
  •  Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
  •  First Man
  •  If Beale Street Could Talk
  •  Isle of Dogs
  •  Mary Poppins Returns
  •  A Quiet Place
  • Ready Player One
  • Vice
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The results will be revealed when the Oscars takes place on February 25.

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