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We listen to this year's nominees for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. (Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
We listen to this year's nominees for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. (Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

We listen to this year's nominees for the Academy Award for Best Original Song with Jon Burlingame (@jonburlingame), who writes for Variety and teaches at the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music.

Music From The Segment

Randy Newman, “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from “Toy Story 4”

Elton John and Bernie Taupin, “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman”

Diane Warren, “I’m Standing With You” from “Breakthrough”

Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, “Into the Unknown” from “Frozen II"

Cynthia Erivo and Joshuah Brian Campbell, “Stand Up” from “Harriet”


Emiko Tamagawa produced and edited this interview for broadcast.

This segment aired on January 22, 2020.

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