2024 OSCARs: Dua Lipa, A$AP Rocky, Billie Eilish, Halle Bailey, & Olivia Rodrigo Songs Shortlisted [‘Barbie,’ ‘Color Purple,’ & More]

Published: Friday 22nd Dec 2023 by Rashad

Before the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the official nominees for the 2024 Academy Awards on January 23, they’ve already lifted the lid on the nominations’ shortlist.

Dominated by ‘Barbie‘ (the year’s biggest box office blockbuster), three songs from the movie’s star-studded soundtrack made the shortlist cut while two from ‘The Color Purple’ and ‘Flora and Son respectively are mentioned.

Reportedly, 94 songs were eligible but only 15 landed on the coveted list. See them inside.

2024 Academy Awards Best Original Song

(Nominee Shortlist)

“It Never Went Away”
Jon Batiste, Dan Wilson
American Symphony, Netflix

“Dear Alien (Who Art in Heaven)”
Jarvis Cocker, Richard Hawley, Wes Anderson
Asteroid City, Focus Features

“Dance the Night”
Caroline Ailin, Dua Lipa, Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt
Barbie, Warner Bros.

“I’m Just Ken”
Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt
Barbie, Warner Bros.

“What Was I Made For?”
Billie Eilish, Finneas
Barbie, Warner Bros.

“Keep It Movin’”
Halle Bailey, Denisia Andrews, Brittany Coney, Morten Ristorp
The Color Purple, Warner Bros.

“Superpower (I)”
The Color Purple, Warner Bros.

“The Fire Inside”
Diane Warren
Flamin’ Hot, Hulu/Searchlight Pictures

“High Life”
Gary Clark, John Carney, Eve Hewson
Flora and Son, Apple

“Meet in the Middle”
Gary Clark, John Carney, Eve Hewson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Ardiff
Flora and Son, Apple

“Can’t Catch Me Now”
Dan Nigro, Olivia Rodrigo
The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, Lionsgate

“Wahzhazhe (A Song for My People)”
The Osage Tribe
Killers of the Flower Moon (Apple Original Films/Paramount Pictures)

“Quiet Eyes”
Zach Dawes, Sharon Von Etten
Past Lives, A24

“Road to Freedom”
Lenny Kravitz
Rustin, Netflix

“Am I Dreaming”
A$AP Rocky, Metro Boomin, Michael Dean, Peter Lee Johnson, Roisee, Scriptplugg
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Sony Pictures


The 2024 OSCARs are scheduled to air live on March 10.

[main photo source: Getty Images]

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  1. Onika December 22, 2023

    It is called..FLOP of the YEAR


  2. Taylorism December 22, 2023

    Remember..Floyonce needs 8 musicians to write just one mediocre songs.


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