Nominees Announced for 93rd Annual Academy Awards


On Monday, March 15, 2021, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for the 2021 Oscars. The list of nominees includes members of the Society of Composers and Lyricists.

A message from SCL President Ashley Irwin follows:

On behalf of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, I congratulate our members who received nominations in the 93rd Academy Awards®.

The ceremony will be held on April 25, and will be aired on ABC. Good luck to all! 

Ashley Irwin

Best Original Score

Terence Blanchard
Da 5 Bloods

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

Emile Mosseri

James Newton Howard
News of the World

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste

Best Original Song

Savan Kotecha, Fat Max Gsus & Rickard Göransson
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

(w/Dernst Emile II & Tiara Thomas)
“Fight For You”
Judas and the Black Messiah

Diane Warren
(w/Laura Pausini, Niccolò Agliardi)
“Io Sì (Seen)”
The Life Ahead (La Vita Davanti a Se)

Leslie Odom Jr. & Sam Ashworth
“Speak Now”
One Night in Miami…

Daniel Pemberton & Celeste
“Hear My Voice”
The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Documentary Short Subject

Kris Bowers
(Co-Director w/Ben Proudfoot)
A Concerto is a Conversation