‘Tis the season for award nominations, and it would seem that Kendrick Lamar could be racking them up.
Following nominations for both the 2019 Grammy Awards and the 2019 Golden Globe Awards for his commitment to the Black Panther soundtrack, the SZA-assisted single, “All The Stars,” K. Dot has been added to the Best Original Song shortlist for the 2019 Oscars. The list was announced late yesterday (Dec. 17).
Different nominations include Sampha’s “Treasure” from Beautiful Boy, Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan and Mark Ronson’s “Keep Reachin’” from Quincy and Sade’s “The Big Unknown” from Widows.
In a report published recently, Kendrick Lamar denied any plans for another album — however, he said he has been “jotting down thoughts, ideas and questions.” He stayed bashful when asked what kind of questions he had but said that he has been working on a long-form creative project and was going to hit the studio.
Check out the full shortlist of Best Original Song nominations for the 2019 Oscars below.
Best Original Song shortlist:
Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson and Willie Watson – “When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs)
Sampha – “Treasure” (Beautiful Boy)
Kendrick Lamar and SZA – “All The Stars” (Black Panther)
Jónsi and Troye Sivan – “Revelation” (Boy Erased)
Dolly Parton – “Girl in the Movies” (Dumplin’)
Arlissa – “We Won’t Move” (The Hate U Give)
Emily Blunt – “The Place Where Lost Things Go” (Mary Poppins Returns)
Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda – “Trip A Little Light Fantastic” (Mary Poppins Returns)
Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan and Mark Ronson – “Keep Reachin’” (Quincy)
Jennifer Hudson and Diane Warren – “I’ll Fight” (RBG)
Gal Gadot and Sarah Silverman – “A Place Called Slaughter Race” (Ralph Breaks the Internet)
The Coup and Lakeith Stanfield – “OYAHYTT” (Sorry to Bother You)
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper – “Shallow” (A Star is Born)
Thom Yorke – “Suspirium” (Suspiria)
Sade – “The Big Unknown” (Widows)