Introducing the Academy Spotify Channel

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 11:30

We are pleased to announce our first Spotify channel.

Within our channel we are debuting several unique playlists.

Oscar Winning Songs: Over two-hours of music of tunes that won Best Original Song. From "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" to "Fame" to "Let It Go", these 33 tracks will have you singing along and possibly shedding a tear.

NPH's Oscar Faves: We asked Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris to pick his favorite Oscar winning songs, and he delivered.

2015 Oscar Nominees: All five of this year's Best Original Songs are here for you to review.

NPH Oscar Playlist: Find out what our host listens to to get pumped for Sunday's presentation. Hint: get ready to roar.

Oscar Noms Inspiration: Our largest playlist is one where we asked the 2015 Oscar nominees what song best described how it felt when they were nominated. 

Here's that playlist: 

Joris Oprins: The Pixies "Where Is My Mind"

Alan Robert Murray: "Somewhere Over The Rainbow"

Andrew Lazar: New Radicals "You Get What You Give"

Gregg Rudloff: Tegan and Sara "Everything is Awesome"

Joel Cox: The Pointer Sisters "I'm So Excited"

Peter Morgan: James Brown "I Feel Good"

Diane Warren: Rita Ora "Grateful"

Chris Williams: Cameo "Word Up"

Don Hall: U2 "Beautiful Day"

Roy Conli: The Grateful Dead "Sugar Magnolia"

Jon Taylor: Guns N Roses "Welcome To The Jungle"

Graham Annable: Prince "Kiss"

Daniel BarrettPharrell "Happy"

Kristina Reed: The Weather Girls "It's Raining Men"

Patrick Osborne: Tegan and Sara "Everything Is Awesome"

Hugo Guinness: Jimmy Cliff  "The Harder They Come"

David White: "Pure Imagination" from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Paul Corbould: Avicii "Wake Me Up"

Brent Burge: Timmy Trumpet & Savage "Freaks"

Jason Canovas: Groove Armada "Superstylin'"

Bonnie Arnold: "A Dream is a Wish" from Pinocchio

Dean DeBlois: James Brown "I Feel Good"

Julian Raymond: Etta James "At Last"

William Goldenberg: The Beatles "Birthday"

Keira Knightley: The Pointer Sisters "I'm So Excited"

Mark Bridges: Katrina and the Waves "Walking On Sunshine"

Gary Rizzo: Van Halen "Eruption"

Gregg Landaker: Crowbar "Oh What A Feeling"

Paul Franklin: U2 "Beautiful Day"

Ian Hunter: The Eurythmics "Sweet Dreams" 

Charlotte Watts: Nick Cave "Deanna"

Gary Yershon: "It Might As Well Be Spring" from "State Fair"

Suzie Davies: The The "Uncertain Smile"

Tomasz Sliwinski: Madonna "Hollywood"

Talkhon Hamzavi: M83 "Midnight City"

John Legend: Common & John Legend "Glory"

Tomm Moore: Live In Ireland "Singing In The Rain"

Daisy Jacobs: Nina Simone "Feeling Good"

Robert Duvall: "It's Been a Long, Long Time" from "Hello Dolly"

James Lucas: "Gonna Fly Now" theme from Rocky

Gabriel Gilberto Serra Argiello: JUSTICE "DANCE"

Roger Deakins: "Hooray For Hollywood"

Damien Chazelle: Gene Krupa "Sing Sing Sing"

David Lancaster: "Caravan" from Whiplash

Jason Blum: "Gonna Fly Now" theme from Rocky

Damián Szifron: "Singing In The Rain"

Cameron Waldbauer: American Authors "Best Day of my Life"

Lou Pecora: Beethoven's "Ode to Joy!"