Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Sampha Shortlisted for 2019 Oscars

Next year could be a huge year for these artists.

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The Oscars revealed the shortlist for Best Original Song ahead of the nominations, the first time since 1979. There are some big names on the 15-song shortlist, which includes Kendrick Lamar and SZA (“All the Stars”), Sampha (“Treasure”), Sade (“The Big Unknown”), Thom Yorke (“Suspirium”), Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper (“Shallow”), among others. See the full shortlist for Best Original Song below.

It was also noted by The New York Times, several music-related films missed the cut for the Best Documentary Feature shortlist. The films who missed being nominated were the Aretha Franklin doc Amazing Grace, Netflix’s Quincy about Quincy Jones, MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A., and the Whitney Houston documentary Whitney.

Judges will cut the shortlists to five nominees and announce the final list on Jan. 22. See all the nominees for the shortlists here but check out the Best Original Song list below.

Best Original Song shortlist:

Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson and Willie Watson – “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)

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