Oscar Nominations were announced today with some notable names in music included.
U2 were nominated for MUSIC – ORIGINAL SONG with ‘Ordinary Love’ from MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM
Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and Spike Jonez were nominated for MUSIC – ORIGINAL SONG with ‘Moon Song’ from HER
Win Butler and Owen Pallett (Arcade Fire) were nominated for MUSIC – ORIGINAL SCORE’ for the movie ‘HER’
Spike Jonez was nominated for 3 Academy Awards for Her, as producer for Best Picture, writer for Best Original Screenplay, and lyric writer for Best Original Song.
Aside from films, Spike Jonez is very well known for critically acclaimed Music Videos dating back to 1992 including Beastie Boys, R.E.M., Sonic Youth, Arcade Fire, Tenacious D, Beck and many more.