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Academy Award for Best Original Song

Created by mk87 on 26 Jan 2018 | Last edited by mk87 on 09 Mar 2018

All songs that won an Oscar in the category "Best Original Song".

Film: "The Gay Divorcee"
Music: Con Conrad
Lyrics: Herb Magidson
Year: 1934

Translations:  German

Film: "Gold Diggers of 1935"
Music: Harry Warren
Lyrics: Al Dubin
Year: 1935

Translations:  German

Film: "Swing Time"
Music: Jerome Kern
Lyrics: Dorothy Fields
Year: 1936

Translations:  German

Film: "Waikiki Wedding"
Music: Harry Owens
Lyrics: Harry Owens
Year: 1937

Translations:  German

Film: "The Big Broadcast of 1938"
Music: Ralph Rainger
Lyrics: Leo Robin
Year: 1938

Translations:  German

Film: "The Wizard of Oz"
Music: Harold Arlen
Lyrics: Yip Harburg
Year: 1939

Translations:  Italian French Serbian 14 more

Film: "Pinocchio"
Music: Leigh Harline
Lyrics: Ned Washington
Year: 1940

Translations:  German

Film: "Lady Be Good"
Music: Jerome Kern
Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Year: 1941

Translations:  German

Film: "Holiday Inn"
Music: Irving Berlin
Lyrics: Irving Berlin
Year: 1942

Translations:  German Serbian Italian 2 more

Film: "Hello, Frisco, Hello"
Music: Harry Warren
Lyrics: Mack Gordon
Year: 1943

Translations:  German French

Film: "Going My Way"
Music: James Van Heusen
Lyrics: Johnny Burke
Year: 1944

Translations:  Greek Spanish Italian

Film: "State Fair"
Music: Richard Rodgers
Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Year: 1945

Film: "The Harvey Girls"
Music: Harry Warren
Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Year: 1946

Film: "Song of the South"
Music: Allie Wrubel
Lyrics: Ray Gilbert
Year: 1947

Film: "The Paleface"
Music: Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
Lyrics: Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
Year: 1948

Film: "Neptune's Daughter"
Music: Frank Loesser
Lyrics: Frank Loesser
Year: 1949

Film: "Captain Carey, U.S.A."
Music: Ray Evans & Jay Livingston
Lyrics: Ray Evans & Jay Livingston
Year: 1950

Translations:  Romanian Turkish Greek 6 more

Film: "Here Comes the Groom"
Music: Hoagy Carmichael
Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Year: 1951

Film: "High Noon"
Music: Dimitri Tiomkin
Lyrics: Ned Washington
Year: 1952

Translations:  German Spanish

Film: "Calamity Jane"
Music: Sammy Fain
Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
Year: 1953

Film: "Three Coins in the Fountain"
Music: Jule Styne
Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Year: 1954

Translations:  Spanish Italian Dutch 2 more

Film: "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
Music: Sammy Fain
Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
Year: 1955

Film: "The Man Who Knew Too Much"
Music: Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
Lyrics: Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
Year: 1956

Translations:  Spanish Greek Romanian 12 more

Film: "The Joker Is Wild"
Music: James Van Heusen
Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Year: 1957

Translations:  Italian Spanish Polish 6 more

Film: "The Joker Is Wild"
Music: Frederick Loewe
Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner
Year: 1958

Film: "A Hole in the Head"
Music: James Van Heusen
Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Year: 1959

Translations:  Spanish French Croatian 1 more

Film: "Never on Sunday"
Music: Μάνος Χατζιδάκις (Manos Hatzidakis)
Lyrics: Μάνος Χατζιδάκις (Manos Hatzidakis)
Year: 1960

Translations:  Spanish Croatian Italian 4 more

Film: "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Music: Henry Mancini
Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Year: 1961

Translations:  French Turkish German 10 more

Film: "Days of Wine and Roses"
Music: Henry Mancini
Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Year: 1962

Film: "Papa's Delicate Condition"
Music: James Van Heusen
Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Year: 1963

Film: "Mary Poppins"
Music: Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman
Lyrics: Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman
Year: 1964

Translations:  Spanish German

Film: "The Sandpiper"
Music: Johnny Mandel
Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
Year: 1965

Film: "Born Free"
Music: John Barry
Lyrics: Don Black
Year: 1966

Translations:  German

Film: "Doctor Dolittle"
Music: Leslie Bricusse
Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse
Year: 1967

Film: "The Thomas Crown Affair"
Music: Michel Legrand
Lyrics: Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman
Year: 1968

Translations:  Spanish German Russian 3 more

Film: "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"
Music: Burt Bacharach
Lyrics: Hal David
Year: 1969

Translations:  French Spanish Serbian 7 more

Film: "Lovers and Other Strangers"
Music: Fred Karlin
Lyrics: Robb Royer & James Griffin
Year: 1970

Film: "Shaft"
Music: Isaac Hayes
Lyrics: Isaac Hayes
Year: 1971

Translations:  German

Film: "The Poseidon Adventure"
Music: Al Kasha & Joel Hirschhorn
Lyrics: Al Kasha & Joel Hirschhorn
Year: 1972

Film: "The Way We Were"
Music: Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics: Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman
Year: 1973

Translations:  French Chinese Greek 3 more

Film: "The Towering Inferno"
Music: Al Kasha & Joel Hirschhorn
Lyrics: Al Kasha & Joel Hirschhorn
Year: 1974

Film: "Nashville"
Music: Keith Carradine
Lyrics: Keith Carradine
Year: 1975

Translations:  Portuguese Italian

Film: "A Star Is Born"
Music: Barbra Streisand
Lyrics: Paul Williams
Year: 1976

Translations:  Italian Finnish Persian

Film: "You Light Up My Life"
Music: Joseph Brooks
Lyrics: Joseph Brooks
Year: 1977

Translations:  German Spanish Ukrainian 1 more

Film: "Thank God It's Friday"
Music: Paul Jabara
Lyrics: Paul Jabara
Year: 1978

Film: "Norma Rae"
Music: David Shire
Lyrics: Norman Gimbel
Year: 1979

Film: "Fame"
Music: Michael Gore
Lyrics: Dean Pitchford
Year: 1980

Translations:  Italian Greek Serbian 2 more

Film: "Arthur"
Music: Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross & Peter Allen
Lyrics: Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross & Peter Allen
Year: 1981

Translations:  Romanian German Greek

Film: "An Officer and a Gentleman"
Music: Jack Nitzsche & Buffy Sainte-Marie
Lyrics: Will Jennings
Year: 1982

Translations:  Serbian Romanian German 5 more

Film: "Flashdance"
Music: Giorgio Moroder
Lyrics: Keith Forsey & Irene Cara
Year: 1983

Translations:  Serbian Spanish Greek 11 more

Film: "The Woman in Red"
Music: Stevie Wonder
Lyrics: Stevie Wonder
Year: 1984

Translations:  Italian Spanish Turkish 16 more

Film: "White Nights"
Music: Lionel Richie
Lyrics: Lionel Richie
Year: 1985

Film: "Top Gun"
Music: Giorgio Moroder
Lyrics: Tom Whitlock
Year: 1986

Translations:  Serbian Greek Spanish 11 more

Film: "Dirty Dancing"
Music: Franke Previte, John DeNicola & Donald Markowitz
Lyrics: Franke Previte
Year: 1987

Translations:  Serbian Greek Hungarian 9 more

Film: "Working Girl"
Music: Carly Simon
Lyrics: Carly Simon
Year: 1988

Translations:  Portuguese German

Film: "The Little Mermaid"
Music: Alan Menken
Lyrics: Howard Ashford
Year: 1989

Translations:  French Spanish Serbian 4 more

Film: "Dick Tracy"
Music: Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Year: 1990

Translations:  Greek German

Film: "Beauty and the Beast"
Music: Alan Menken
Lyrics: Howard Ashford
Year: 1991

Translations:  Italian Romanian Greek 6 more

Film: "Aladdin"
Music: Alan Menken
Lyrics: Tim Rice
Year: 1992

Film: "Philadelphia"
Music: Bruce Springsteen
Lyrics: Bruce Springsteen
Year: 1993

Translations:  French Serbian Romanian 10 more

Film: "The Lion King"
Music: Elton John
Lyrics: Tim Rice
Year: 1994

Film: "Pocahontas"
Music: Alan Menken
Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz
Year: 1995

Translations:  French Japanese Spanish 14 more

Film: "Evita"
Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics: Tim Rice
Year: 1996

Translations:  German Spanish French 7 more

Film: "Titanic"
Music: James Horner
Lyrics: Will Jennings
Year: 1997

Translations:  Hindi Spanish Serbian 41 more

Film: "The Prince of Egypt"
Music: Stephen Schwartz
Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz
Year: 1998

Translations:  Romanian French Serbian 12 more

Film: "Tarzan"
Music: Phil Collins
Lyrics: Phil Collins
Year: 1999

Film: "Wonder Boys"
Music: Bob Dylan
Lyrics: Bob Dylan
Year: 2000

Translations:  Greek Persian Bulgarian 5 more

Film: "Monsters, Inc."
Music: Randy Newman
Lyrics: Randy Newman
Year: 2001

Translations:  Turkish

Film: "8 Mile"
Music: Eminem, Jeff Bass & Luis Resto
Lyrics: Eminem
Year: 2002

Translations:  Serbian French Spanish 16 more

Film: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"
Music: Fran Walsh, Howard Shore & Annie Lennox
Lyrics: Fran Walsh, Howard Shore & Annie Lennox
Year: 2003

Translations:  Italian French Serbian 8 more

Film: "The Motorcycle Diaries"
Music: Jorge Drexler
Lyrics: Jorge Drexler
Year: 2004

Translations:  English Chinese Croatian

Film: "Hustle & Flow"
Music: Jordan Houston, Cedric Coleman & Paul Beauregard
Lyrics: Jordan Houston, Cedric Coleman & Paul Beauregard
Year: 2005

Film: "An Inconvenient Truth"
Music: Melisse Etheridge
Lyrics: Melissa Etheridge
Year: 2006

Translations:  Spanish German Chinese 1 more

Film: "Once"
Music: Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová
Lyrics: Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová
Year: 2007

Translations:  Greek Hungarian Arabic 6 more

Film: "Slumdog Millionaire"
Music: A. R. Rahman
Lyrics: Gulzar
Year: 2008

Translations:  English Arabic Turkish 1 more

Film: "Crazy Heart"
Music: Ryan Bingham & T Bone Burnett
Lyrics: Ryan Bingham & T Bone Burnett
Year: 2009

Translations:  Turkish

Film: "Toy Story 3"
Music: Randy Newman
Lyrics: Randy Newman
Year: 2010

Film: "The Muppets"
Music: Bret McKenzie
Lyrics: Bret McKenzie
Year: 2011

Song | English Adele

Film: "Skyfall"
Music: Adele & Paul Epworth
Lyrics: Adele & Paul Epworth
Year: 2012

Translations:  French Serbian Greek 27 more

Film: "Frozen"
Music: Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
Year: 2013

Translations:  Italian French Spanish 41 more

Film: "Selma"
Music: John Stephens & Lonnie Lynn
Lyrics: John Stephens & Lonnie Lynn
Year: 2014

Translations:  Turkish German Spanish 5 more

Film: "Spectre"
Music: Jimmy Napes & Sam Smith
Lyrics: Jimmy Napes & Sam Smith
Year: 2015

Translations:  Serbian Greek Romanian 20 more
Comments
mk87    Thu, 01/02/2018 - 05:10

As you can tell, I'm adding them in chronological order and I haven't reached 2013 yet. Regular smile

The Bride    Thu, 01/02/2018 - 11:43

Colors of the wind is my favorite.

mk87    Thu, 01/02/2018 - 19:21

Collection completed. Regular smile