Common and John Legend were awarded for Best Original Song for their Selma song, “Glory,” beating Lana Del Rey’s “Big Eyes,” Lorde’s “Yellow Flicker Beat” from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Patti Smith’s “Mercy Is” from Noah, and Sia’s “Opportunity” from Annie. The song, which featured Legend’s powerful vocals and Common’s masterful lyricism, is likely to have had profound impact on the listeners profound. Listen to the song here if you haven’t already.
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