The Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song was awarded for the first time in 1962 and has been awarded annually since 1965 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The award is presented to the songwriters of a song written specifically for a motion picture. The performers of the song are not credited, unless they also have a writing or co-writing credit.
|Golden Globe for Best Original Song|
|Awarded for||Best Song Written for a Motion Picture|
|Presented by||Hollywood Foreign Press Association|
|Currently held by||Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt for "Shallow" from A Star Is Born (2018)|
"A Love That Will Never Grow Old" is a song from the film Brokeback Mountain. Its music was composed by Argentine composer Gustavo Santaolalla, with lyrics by Bernie Taupin, and performed by singer Emmylou Harris. It won the 2005 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, the Satellite Award and the Internet Movie Award for Best Original Song. The song was nominated at the World Soundtrack Awards for Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film but was not eligible for Academy Award consideration owing to its insufficient air time in the movie. It is available on the film soundtrack.A Man Could Get Killed
A Man Could Get Killed is a 1966 adventure comedy film directed by Ronald Neame and Cliff Owen, shot on various locations in Portugal and starring James Garner, Melina Mercouri, Sandra Dee, Anthony Franciosa, and Robert Coote. The fourteen-year-old Jenny Agutter worked on the film but did not appear in the final cut.
The screenplay was written by Richard L. Breen, and T. E. B. Clarke and David E. Walker based on the Walker's novel Diamonds For Danger. The film introduced the melody of "Strangers in the Night" by German composer Bert Kaempfert which won the Golden Globe Award for "Best Original Song in a Motion Picture" of 1967.Christmas in Love
Christmas in Love is a 2004 cinepanettone film starring Christian De Sica, Danny DeVito, Massimo Boldi, Cristiana Capotondi and Ronn Moss. The film was directed by Neri Parenti.
The film was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song at the 63rd Golden Globe Awards.Down Deep Inside
"Down Deep Inside" is the theme song from the 1977 film The Deep. The film's score was written by British composer John Barry and the lyrics to the main theme were added by disco singer Donna Summer. The track was released as a single and became a hit in some European countries, including the U.K. The film soundtrack LP also contained a slower tempo version of the song, and an extended version of the original later appeared on a CD version of Summer's 1978 Live and More album.The song was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.Father and Daughter
"Father and Daughter" is a song by the American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. The song, written for the animated family film The Wild Thornberrys Movie, was released as a single in 2002. An alternative version appears on the singer's eleventh solo album Surprise (2006).
The song is a ballad in which Simon expresses his love for his daughter, Lulu.
The song was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song, as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.Friend Like Me
"Friend Like Me" is a song from the 1992 Disney film Aladdin. It was performed by Robin Williams in his role as the Genie. The song was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 65th Academy Awards and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song at the 50th Golden Globe Awards in 1993.I Thought I Lost You
"I Thought I Lost You" is a pop rock song performed by both American singer-songwriter and actress Miley Cyrus and actor and singer John Travolta. The song was co-written by Cyrus with producer Jeffrey Steele. It was released to Radio Disney as promotion for the 2008 Disney animated film Bolt, in which Cyrus and Travolta provide the voices of Penny and Bolt. "I Thought I Lost You" was made after filmmakers requested Cyrus to write a song for the film. The lyrics speak of getting lost and getting found.
"I Thought I Lost You" was nominated for Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, but lost both to Bruce Springsteen's "The Wrestler" from The Wrestler (2008). The song's accompanying music video has Cyrus and Travolta performing the song in a recording studio and features clips from Bolt. "I Thought I Lost You" was promoted by few live performances by Cyrus.Little Fauss and Big Halsy
Little Fauss and Big Halsy is a 1970 American comedy-drama film directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Robert Redford and Michael J. Pollard, also featuring Lauren Hutton, Noah Beery, Jr. and Lucille Benson.
A comedy-drama featuring the exploits of two motorcycle riders, this is one of Redford's lesser known works. Johnny Cash contributed the title song and soundtrack along with Carl Perkins and Bob Dylan. The title song, "The Ballad of Little Fauss and Big Halsy", written by Perkins, was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.
The movie is the story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Fauss (Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsy Knox (Redford). Hutton played the role of Rita Nebraska, a role originally offered to Grace Slick.Madron (film)
Madron is a 1970 Western film directed by Jerry Hopper and filmed in Israel; the first feature shot in Israel that was set in a non-Israeli location.
It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song in 1971 for the song "Till Love Touches Your Life" by Riz Ortolani (music) and Arthur Hamilton. It was a return to feature films and the final film of director Jerry Hopper.Molly and Lawless John
Molly and Lawless John is a 1972 American western film directed by Gary Nelson and starring Vera Miles and Sam Elliott. The film was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song in 1973.Oklahoma Crude (film)
Oklahoma Crude is a 1973 American drama Metrocolor film directed by Stanley Kramer in Panavision. It stars George C. Scott and Faye Dunaway. It was entered into the 8th Moscow International Film Festival where Kramer won the Golden Prize for Direction. The song "Send a Little Love My Way", sung by Anne Murray, was featured in the film and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song in 1973.Old Habits Die Hard
"Old Habits Die Hard" is a song from the 2004 movie Alfie, with music by David Stewart and lyrics by Mick Jagger, and performed by Jagger. It won the 2005 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. However, the song failed to get nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song, making it the first in five consecutive years where the song that won the Golden Globe was not nominated for an Oscar. It was followed by "A Love That Will Never Grow Old" from Brokeback Mountain (2005), "The Song of the Heart" from Happy Feet (2006), "Guaranteed" from Into the Wild (2007), and the title theme from The Wrestler (2008).
Two versions of "Old Habits Die Hard" are available in the Alfie 2004 Soundtrack: One performed by Mick Jagger alone, and second version featuring Sheryl Crow. The song is also written by then-unknown pop singer Katy Perry.Prince Ali (song)
"Prince Ali" and its reprise are two musical numbers from the 1992 Disney animated film Aladdin. The first part was performed by Robin Williams in his role as the Genie and the reprise is performed by Jonathan Freeman in his role as Jafar. The song performed by Williams was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song at the 50th Golden Globe Awards in 1993.
After Williams' death in 2014, the first part of the song received extensive airplay on UK National Radio.Revelation (Troye Sivan and Jónsi song)
"Revelation" is a song by Australian singer and songwriter Troye Sivan and Icelandic musician Jónsi. In July 2018, the song was previewed during the trailer for the film Boy Erased. and released on 18 October 2018.
The song was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song at the 76th Golden Globe Awards, the Best Original Song – Feature Film award at the 9th Hollywood Music in Media Awards and a Satellite Award for Best Original Song at the 2018 Satellite Awards.Send a Little Love My Way
"Send a Little Love My Way" is a song written by Henry Mancini and Hal David and performed by Anne Murray. The song reached #6 on the Canadian Adult Contemporary chart and #10 on both the Canadian country chart the U.S. Adult Contemporary chart in 1973. The song appeared on her 1974 album, Love Song. The song was produced by Brian Ahern.In 1973 the song was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. The song was featured in Oklahoma Crude.Shakedown (Bob Seger song)
"Shakedown" is a song recorded by Bob Seger, from the soundtrack of the film Beverly Hills Cop II. The music was written by Harold Faltermeyer, who also wrote the score for the film, and Keith Forsey, with lyrics by Seger. The song became a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100, Seger's only such top mark singles-wise, as well as the Album Rock Tracks chart, where it became his second number-one hit, spending four weeks at the top. In Canada, it went to number one as well, topping the RPM 100 national singles chart on August 1 of the same year.In 1988, "Shakedown" was nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Original Song and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, but it lost both awards to Dirty Dancing's "(I've Had) The Time of My Life". At the 60th Academy Awards, "Shakedown" was performed by Little Richard.Until... (Sting song)
"Until..." is a waltz/ballad song written and performed by Sting, from the 2001 Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning film Kate & Leopold. The song won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and was nominated for the Academy Award in the same category.You've Got a Friend in Me
"You've Got a Friend in Me" is a song by Randy Newman. Used as the theme song for the 1995 Disney/Pixar animated film Toy Story, it has since become a major musical component for its sequels, Toy Story 2 (1999) and Toy Story 3 (2010) as well as a musical leitmotif throughout the whole Toy Story franchise. The song was nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Original Song and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, but lost both to "Colors of the Wind" from Disney's Pocahontas.
Like many other Disney theme songs, "You've Got a Friend in Me" has been covered numerous times. Cover versions featured in the three Toy Story films include a duet with Newman and Lyle Lovett in Toy Story; a diegetic instance by Tom Hanks, a version by Robert Goulet and an instrumental by Tom Scott in Toy Story 2, and a Spanish language version by the Gipsy Kings in Toy Story 3.You Will Be My Ain True Love
"You Will Be My Ain True Love" is a song written and performed by Sting and Alison Krauss from 2003, in the film Cold Mountain. The song was nominated for an Academy Award, a Grammy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.
The song is a notable example of the modern use of a drone bass.
Alison Krauss included it on her 2007 compilation, A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection and Sting re-recorded it for his 2010 album, Symphonicities.