Award Winners 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
Allah-Rakha Rahman is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician and philanthropist. Described as the world's most prominent and prolific film composer by Time, Rahman's ...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, MBE is a British singer and songwriter. Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace in 2006. In 2007, she received ...more

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Al Dubin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Alexander "Al" Dubin 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
Al Kasha is a Brooklyn–born composer, songwriter, arranger and businessman. He started songwriting and producing at a young age and was hired as a producer at Columbia Records aged 22. He worked ...more

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Alan Bergman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Alan Bergman is an American lyricist and songwriter.

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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 was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, and later Burton Lane, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical ...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 is an American musical theatre and film composer and pianist. Menken is best known for his scores for films produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. His scores for The Little ...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 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 is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre. Several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the West End and on Broadway. He ...more

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Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Annie Lennox, OBE, born Ann Lennox, 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
Barbra Joan Streisand is an American singer, songwrighter, actress, director, writer, composer, producer, designer, author, photographer, and activist. During a career spanning six decades, she ...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 is an American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the ...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, ONZM is a New Zealand comedian, actor, musician and producer, best known for being one half of the Grammy Award winning musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords ...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 is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and humanitarian. He is best known for his work with his E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen ...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, OC is a Canadian-American Cree singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist. Throughout her career in all of these areas, her ...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 is an American singer, songwriter, composer, record producer and pianist. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner, he is known for his popular ...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 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. hits include ...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 is an American lyricist, singer, songwriter and painter.

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Christopher Cross is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Christopher Cross is an American singer-songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. His debut album earned him five Grammy Awards. He is perhaps best known for his US Top Ten hit songs, "Ride Like ...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 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 is an American songwriter and composer of stage musicals, film and television scores. The soundtrack to the 1974 movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, the soundtrack for ...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 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 three additional ...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 was a Ukrainian-born Hollywood film score composer and conductor. Musically trained in Russia, he is best known for his western scores, including Duel in the Sun, ...more

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DJ Paul is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Paul Beauregard, better known by his stage name DJ Paul, is an American rapper, record producer, DJ, songwriter and entrepreneur from Memphis, Tennessee. He is a founding member of hip-hop group ...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, OBE is an English lyricist. His works have included numerous musicals, movie themes and hit songs. He has provided lyrics for John Barry, Charles Strouse, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Quincy ...more

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Donald Markowitz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Donald Markowitz Donald Markowitz is a composer.

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Dorothy Fields is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Dorothy Fields was an American librettist and lyricist. She wrote over 400 songs for Broadway musicals and films. Along with Ann Ronell, Dana Suesse, Bernice Petkere, and Kay Swift, she was one ...more

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Elton John is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since ...more

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, and actor. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of the group D12, ...more

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Fran Walsh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Frances Rosemary "Fran" Walsh MNZM, is a New Zealand screenwriter, film producer and lyricist. She is the life partner of filmmaker Peter Jackson. They have two children: Billy and ...more

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Frank Loesser is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Frank Henry Loesser was an American songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway hits Guys and Dolls and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, among others. He won ...more

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Franke Previte is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Franke Jon Previte is a composer who grew up in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Frayser Boy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Frayser Boy is an American rapper. He was formerly signed to Hypnotize Minds, the label run by Three 6 Mafia founders DJ Paul and Juicy J. He had released 3 albums under the Hypnotize label: ...more

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Fred Karlin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Frederick James "Fred" Karlin was an American composer of more than one hundred scores for feature films and television movies. He also was an accomplished trumpeter adept at playing ...more

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Frederic Loewe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Frederick Loewe, was an Austrian-American composer. He collaborated with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner on a series of Broadway musicals, including the long-running My Fair Lady and Camelot, both of ...more

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Giorgio Moroder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Giovanni Giorgio Moroder is an Italian record producer, songwriter, performer and DJ. Moroder is frequently credited with pioneering synth disco and electronic dance music. When in Munich in the ...more

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Glen Hansard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Glen Hansard is an Irish songwriter, actor, vocalist and guitarist for Irish group The Frames, and one half of folk rock duo The Swell Season. He is also known for his acting, having appeared in ...more

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Hal David is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Harold Lane "Hal" David was an American lyricist. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York City. He was best known for his collaborations with composer Burt Bacharach and his association with

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Harold Arlen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Harold Arlen was an American composer of popular music, having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known worldwide. In addition to composing the songs for The Wizard of Oz, ...more

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Harry Owens is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Harry Owens was an American composer, bandleader and songwriter best known for his song "Sweet Leilani."

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Harry Warren is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Harry Warren was an American composer and lyricist. Warren was the first major American songwriter to write primarily for film. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Song eleven times ...more

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Henry Mancini is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini was an American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores. Often cited as one of the greatest composers ...more

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Herb Magidson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Herbert A. "Herb" Magidson was an American popular lyricist. His work was used in over 23 films and four Broadway reviews. He won the first Academy Award for Best Original Song in

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Hoagy Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Howard Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. He is best known for composing the music for "Stardust", "Georgia on ...more

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Howard Ashman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Howard Elliott Ashman was an American playwright and lyricist. Ashman first studied at Boston University and Goddard College and then went on to achieve his master's degree from Indiana ...more

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Howard Shore is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Howard Leslie Shore is a Canadian composer who is notable for his film scores. He has composed the scores for over 80 films, most notably the scores for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film ...more

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Irene Cara is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Irene Cara is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She became famous for her role in the 1980 film Fame, earning her a Golden Globe nomination, and her recording of the song ...more

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Irving Berlin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Irving Berlin was a Russian-born Jewish-American composer and lyricist. Widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history, his music forms a great part of the Great American ...more

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Isaac Hayes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and producer. Hayes was one of the creative forces behind the southern soul music label Stax Records, where he served both as an ...more

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Jack Nitzsche is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Academy Award for Best Original Song Winners List
Bernard Alfred "Jack" Nitzsche was a musician, arranger, producer, songwriter, and film score composer. He first came to prominence in the late 1950s as the right-hand-man of producer ...more