Trent Reznor And Atticus Ross Earn Two Oscar Nominations For Best Original Score

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have received two Oscar nominations for Best Original Score.

Reznor and Ross are nominated for their contributions to David Fincher’s Mank and Disney Pixar’s Soul, alongside Jon Batiste. Other nominees include Terence Blanchard (Da 5 Bloods), Emile Mosseri (Minari), and James Newton Howard (News of the World).

Soul has already earned Reznor, Ross, and Batiste numerous awards this year, including a Golden Globe, Critics Choice award, and a Society of Composers & Lyricists Award. Last year, they won an Emmy for their Watchmen score.

Back in 2011, Reznor and Ross won their first Oscar for Best Original Score for their work on David Fincher’s The Social Network.

Meanwhile, Sound of Metal, starring Riz Ahmed, is up for Best Original Picture alongside The Father, Judas and the Black Messiah, Mank, Minari, Nomadland, Promising Young Woman, and The Trial of the Chicago 7.

As for Best Original Song, nominees include H.E.R. (“Fight For You”), Daniel Pemberton and Celeste (“Hear My Voice”); Savan Kotecha, Rickard Goransson, and fat max Gsus (“Húsavík”); Diane Warren, Laura Pausini, and Niccolò Agliardi (“Io Si (Seen)”); and Leslie Odom, Jr. and Sam Ashworth (“Speak Now”).

The Oscars will air April 25th on ABC. See all the nominees here.




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Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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