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Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List

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List of Academy Award for Best Original Song winners from every year the award has been given out. All Academy Award for Best Original Song winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Academy Award for Best Original Song award are listed along with photos for every Academy Award for Best Original Song winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Academy Award for Best Original Song award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Academy Award for Best Original Song are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Academy Award for Best Original Song winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Academy Award for Best Original Song winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Academy Award for Best Original Song winners of all time. Anybody who won the Academy Award for Best Original Song usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Academy Award for Best Original Song-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Academy Award for Best Original Song, so most of the famous Academy Award for Best Original Song winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Academy Award for Best Original Song?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. Use this factual list to make one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. List features Yip Harburg, Michael Gore and more. (110 items)
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A. R. Rahman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Allahrakka Rahman pronunciation ; born A. S. Dileep Kumar) known professionally as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian music director, singer and music producer. His works are noted for integrating ...more
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Adele is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (; born 5 May 1988) is an English singer-songwriter. After graduating from the BRIT School in 2006, Adele signed a recording contract with XL Recordings. In 2007, she ...more
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Al Dubin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Alexander Dubin (June 10, 1891 – February 11, 1945) was an American lyricist. He is best known for his collaborations with the composer Harry Warren.
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Al Kasha is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Alfred "Al" Kasha (Brooklyn, January 22, 1937) is an American songwriter. He is best known for "The Morning After" from The Poseidon Adventure.
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Alan Bergman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Alan Bergman (born September 11, 1925) and Marilyn Bergman (née Keith, born November 10, 1929) are American lyricists and songwriters. The pair have been married since 1958 and have ...more
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Alan Jay Lerner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, and later Burton Lane, he created some of the world's most ...more
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Alan Menken is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Alan Irwin Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American music conductor, director, composer, songwriter and record producer. Menken is best known for his scores for films produced by Walt Disney ...more
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Allie Wrubel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Elias Paul "Allie" Wrubel (January 15, 1905 – December 13, 1973) was an American composer and songwriter.
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Andrew Lloyd Webber is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre. Several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the West ...more
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Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Ann Lennox OBE (born 25 December 1954) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. After achieving moderate success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band The ...more
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Barbra Streisand is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (; born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, and filmmaker. In a career spanning six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of ...more
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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman; May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and visual artist who has been a major figure in popular culture for more than fifty years. ...more
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Bret McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Bret Peter Tarrant McKenzie (born 29 June 1976) is a New Zealand comedian, actor, musician and producer. He is one half of musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords along with Jemaine Clement. ...more
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Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed "The Boss", is an American singer-songwriter who is a solo artist and is the leader of the E Street Band. ...more
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Buffy Sainte-Marie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Buffy Sainte-Marie, OC (born Beverly Sainte-Marie, c. February 20, 1941) is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist. ...more
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Burt Bacharach is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Burt Freeman Bacharach ( BAK-ə-rak; born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer who has composed hundreds of pop songs from the late 1950s ...more
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Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and children's author. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 U.S. ...more
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Carole Bayer Sager is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Carole Bayer Sager (born Carol Bayer on March 8, 1947) is an American lyricist, singer, songwriter, painter, and New York Times best-selling author.
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Christopher Cross is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Christopher Cross (born Christopher Charles Geppert; May 3, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. Cross won five Grammy Awards for his eponymous debut album released in ...more
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Con Conrad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Con Conrad (born Conrad K. Dober, June 18, 1891 – September 28, 1938) was an American songwriter and producer.
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David Shire is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
David Lee Shire (born July 3, 1937) is an American songwriter and composer of stage musicals, film and television scores. The soundtracks to the 1976 film The Big Bus, The Taking of Pelham One ...more
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Dean Pitchford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Dean Pitchford (born July 29, 1951) is an American songwriter, screenwriter, director, actor, and novelist. His work has earned him an Oscar and a Golden Globe Award, as well as nominations for ...more
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Dimitri Tiomkin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (Russian: Дмитрий Зиновьевич Тёмкин, Dmitrij Zinov'evič Tjomkin, Ukrainian: Дмитро́ Зино́війович Тьо́мкін, Dmytro Zynoviyovyč Tomkin) (May 10, 1894 – November 11, ...more
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DJ Paul is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
DJ Paul
Paul Duane Beauregard, (born January 12, 1977) better known by his stage name DJ Paul, is an American rapper, record producer, DJ, songwriter and entrepreneur from Memphis, Tennessee. He is a ...more
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Don Black is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Don Black, (born 21 June 1938) is an English lyricist. His works have included numerous musicals, movie, television themes and hit songs. He has provided lyrics for John Barry, Charles Strouse, ...more