Oscar 89th edition – Nominees

Today Tuesday 24th, Oscar nominees of this year have been announced, where the film La La Land  is the absolute favorite present in 14 categories, equaling the record of 14 nominations established by Titanic (1997) and All About Eve (1950), and the films Arrival and Moonlight follow within a distance with 8 nominations each.

Oscars - Statuettes


The Oscars are annual awards given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) of the United States, in recognition for the excellence of professionals in the film industry, being widely considered the highest honor in the world of cinema.


These awards, in their 89th edition, are divided into a total of 24 categories, highlighting at the musical level the following ones:

Music – Original Score

  • Mica Levi – Jackie
  • Justin Hurwitz – La La Land
  • Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka – Lion
  • Nicholas Britell – Moonlight
  • Thomas Newman – Passengers


Music – Original Song

  • Audition (The Fools Who Dream) – from La La Land; Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
  • Can’t stop the feeling – from Trolls; Music and Lyric by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster
  • City of Stars – from La La Land; Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
  • The Empty Chair – de Jim: The James Foley Story; Music and Lyric by J. Ralph and Sting
  • How Far I’ll Go – from Moana; Music and Lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda


The complete list of nominees can be found at the following link:



The ceremony, which will be held on Sunday, February 26th – 4pm at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood & Highland Center (Los Angeles – California), will be hosted by TV presenter and comedian Jimmy Kimmel, and will be broadcast live by ABC Television Network, being present in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Oscars - Dolby Theatre