Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Song

The Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Song is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

Winners and nomineesEdit

1990sEdit

Year Song Title Film Recipients
1998
4th
"When You Believe" The Prince of Egypt Written by Stephen Schwartz; Performed by Sally Dworsky & Michelle Pfeiffer
1999
5th
"Music of My Heart" Music of the Heart Written by Diane Warren; Performed by Gloria Estefan & NSYNC

2000sEdit

Year Song Title Film Recipients
2000
6th
"My Funny Friend and Me" The Emperor's New Groove Written by David Hartley & Sting; Performed by Sting
2001
7th
"May It Be" (TIE) The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Written by Enya, Nicky & Roma Ryan; Performed by Enya
"Vanilla Sky" (TIE) Vanilla Sky Written and Performed by Paul McCartney
"There You'll Be" Pearl Harbor Written by Diane Warren; Performed by Faith Hill
"Until" Kate & Leopold Written and Performed by Sting
2002
8th
"Lose Yourself" 8 Mile Written by Jeff Bass, Eminem, & Luis Resto; Performed by Eminem
"Father and Daughter" The Wild Thornberrys Movie Written and Performed by Paul Simon
"Hero" Spider-Man Written and Performed by Chad Kroeger & Josey Scott
2003
9th
"A Mighty Wind" A Mighty Wind Written by Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, & Michael McKean; Performed by the cast of A Mighty Wind
"The Heart of Every Girl" Mona Lisa Smile Written and Performed by Elton John
"Man of the Hour" Big Fish Written by Eddie Vedder; Performed by Pearl Jam
"School of Rock" School of Rock Written by Sammy James & Mike White; Performed by the cast of School of Rock
"Time Enough for Tears" In America Written by Bono, Gavin Friday, & Maurice Seezer; Performed by Andrea Corr
2004
10th
"Old Habits Die Hard" Alfie Written by Mick Jagger & Dave Stewart; Performed by Jagger
"Accidentally in Love" Shrek 2 Written and Performed by Counting Crows
"Believe" The Polar Express Written by Glen Ballard & Alan Silvestri; Performed by Josh Groban
2005
11th
"Hustle & Flow" Hustle & Flow Written and Peformed by Terrence Howard
"A Love That Will Never Grow Old" Brokeback Mountain Written by Gustavo Santaolalla & Bernie Taupin; Performed by Emmylou Harris
"Same in Any Language" Elizabethtown Written by Nancy Wilson & Cameron Crowe; Performed by My Morning Jacket & I Nine
"Seasons of Love" Rent Written by Jonathan Larson; Performed by the cast of Rent
"Travelin' Thru" Transamerica Written and Performed by Dolly Parton
2006
12th
"Listen" Dreamgirls Written by Scott Cutler, Henry Krieger & Anne Preven; Performed by Beyoncé
"I Need to Wake Up" An Inconvenient Truth Written and Performed by Melissa Etheridge
"My Little Girl" Flicka Written by Tom Douglas & Tim McGraw; Performed by McGraw
"The Neighbor" Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing Written and Performed by Dixie Chicks
"Never Gonna Break My Faith" Bobby Written by Bryan Adams; Peformed by Mary J. Blige, Aretha Franklin & Boys Choir of Harlem
"Ordinary Miracle" Charlotte's Web Written and Performed by Sarah McLachlan
2007
13th
"Falling Slowly" Once Written and Performed by Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová
"Come So Far (So Far to Go)" Hairspray Written by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman; Performed by Nikki Blonsky, Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley & Queen Latifah
"Do You Feel Me" American Gangster Written and Performed by Anthony Hamilton
"Guaranteed" Into the Wild Written and Performed by Eddie Vedder
"That's How You Know" Enchanted Written by Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz; Performed by Amy Adams
2008
14th
"The Wrestler" The Wrestler Written and Performed by Bruce Springsteen
"Another Way to Die" Quantum of Solace Written by Jack White; Performed by Alicia Keys & White
"Down to Earth" WALL-E Written by Peter Gabriel & Thomas Newman; Performed by Gabriel
"I Thought I Lost You" Bolt Written by Miley Cyrus & Jeffrey Steele; Performed by Cyrus & John Travolta
"Jai Ho" Slumdog Millionaire Written by Gulzar & A. R. Rahman; Performed by Vijay Prakash, Sukhvinder Singh, Mahalaxmi Iyer & Tanvi Shah
2009
15th
"The Weary Kind" Crazy Heart Written by Ryan Bingham & T Bone Burnett; Performed by Birgham
"All Is Love" Where the Wild Things Are Written by Karen O & Nick Zinner; Performed by O
"Almost There" The Princess and the Frog Written by Randy Newman; Performed by Anika Noni Rose
"Cinema Italiano" Nine Written by Maury Yeston; Performed by Kate Hudson
"(I Want to) Come Home" Everybody's Fine Written and Performed by Paul McCartney

2010sEdit

Year Song Title Film Recipients
2010
16th
"If I Rise" 127 Hours Written by Rollo Armstrong, Dido & A. R. Rahman; Performed by Dido & Rahman
"I See the Light" Tangled Written by Alan Menken & Glenn Slater; Performed by Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi
"Shine" Waiting for "Superman" Written and Performed by John Legend
"We Belong Together" Toy Story 3 Written and Performed by Randy Newman
"You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" Burlesque Written by Diane Warren; Performed by Cher
2011
17th
"Life's a Happy Song" The Muppets Written by Bret McKenzie; Performed by Amy Adams, Jason Segel & Walter
"Hello Hello" Gnomeo & Juliet Written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin; Performed by Lady Gaga & John
"The Living Proof" The Help Written by Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason Jr., Thomas Newman & Damon Thomas; Performed by Blige
"Man or Muppet" The Muppets Written by Bret McKenzie; Performed by Jason Segel & Walter
"Pictures in My Head" Written by Aris Archontis, Jeannie Lurie & Chen Neeman; Performed by Kermit the Frog & The Muppets
2012
18th
"Skyfall" Skyfall Written by Adele & Paul Epworth; Performed by Adele
"For You" Act of Valor Written by Keith Urban & Monty Powell; Performed by Urban
"Learn Me Right" Brave Written by Mumford & Sons; Performed by Birdy & Mumford & Sons
"Still Alive" Paul Williams Still Alive Written and Performed by Paul Williams
"Suddenly" Les Misérables Written by Alain Boublil, Herbert Kretzmer & Claude-Michel Schönberg; Performed by Hugh Jackman
2013
19th
"Let It Go" Frozen Written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez; Performed by Idina Menzel
"Atlas" The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Written and Performed by Coldplay
"Happy" Despicable Me 2 Written and Performed by Pharrell Williams
"Ordinary Love" Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Written and Performed by U2
"Please Mr. Kennedy" Inside Llewyn Davis Written by T Bone Burnett, Coen Brothers, George Cromarty, Ed Rush & Justin Timberlake; Performed by Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac & Timberlake
"Young and Beautiful" The Great Gatsby Written and Performed by Lana Del Rey)
2014
20th
"Glory" Selma Written and Performed by Common & John Legend
"Big Eyes" Big Eyes Written and Performed by Lana Del Rey
"Everything Is Awesome" The Lego Movie Written by The Lonely Island, Jo Li & Shawn Patterson; Performed by The Lonely Island & Tegan and Sara
"Lost Stars" Begin Again Written by Gregg Alexander, Danielle Brisebois, Nick Lashley & Nick Southwood; Keira Knightley & Adam Levine
"Yellow Flicker Beat" The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Written by Lorde & Joel Little; Performed by Lorde
2015
21st
"See You Again" Furious 7 Written by Wiz Khalifa, Charlie Puth, Andrew Cedar & DJ Frank E; Performed by Khalifa & Puth
"Love Me like You Do" Fifty Shades of Grey Written by Ilya, Savan Kotecha, Tove Lo, Max Martin & Ali Payami; Performed by

Ellie Goulding

"One Kind of Love" Love & Mercy Written by Brian Wilson & Scott Bennett; Performed by Wilson
"Simple Song #3" Youth Written by David Lang; Performed by Sumi Jo
"Til It Happens to You" The Hunting Ground Written by Lady Gaga & Diane Warren; Performed by Gaga
"Writing's on the Wall" Spectre Written by Sam Smith & Jimmy Napes; Performed by Smith
2016
22nd[1]
"City of Stars" La La Land Written by Justin Hurwitz & Pasek & Paul; Performed by Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone
"Can't Stop the Feeling!" Trolls Written by Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake; Performed by the cast of Trolls
"Audition" La La Land Written by Justin Hurwitz & Pasek & Paul; Performed by Emma Stone
"Drive It Like You Stole It" Sing Street Written by Gary Clark; Performed by Ferdia Walsh-Peelo
"How Far I'll Go" Moana Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Performed by Auliʻi Cravalho
"The Rules Don't Apply" Rules Don't Apply Written by Eddie Arkin & Lorraine Feather; Performed by Lily Collins
2017
23rd[2]
"Remember Me" Coco Written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez; Performed by Benjamin Bratt
"Evermore" Beauty and the Beast Written by Alan Menken & Tim Rice; Performed by Dan Stevens
"Mystery of Love" Call Me by Your Name Written and Performed by Sufjan Stevens
"Stand Up for Something" Marshall Written by Common & Diane Warren; Performed by Common & Andra Day
"This Is Me" The Greatest Showman Written by Pasek & Paul; Performed by Keala Settle
2018
24th[3]
"Shallow" A Star Is Born Written by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, & Andrew Wyatt; Performed by Bradley Cooper & Gaga
"All the Stars" Black Panther Written by Top Dawg, Kendrick Lamar, Al Shux, Sounwave & SZA; Performed by Lamar & SZA
"Girl in the Movies" Dumplin' Written by Dolly Parton & Linda Perry; Performed by Parton
"I'll Fight" RBG Written by Diane Warren; Performed by Jennifer Hudson
"The Place Where Lost Things Go" Mary Poppins Returns Written by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman; Performed by Emily Blunt
"Trip a Little Light Fantastic" Written by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman; Performed by Emily Blunt, Pixie Davies, Joel Dawson, Tarik Frimpong, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Nathaniel Selah
2019
25th[4]
"Glasgow (No Place Like Home)" (TIE) Wild Rose Written by Mary Steenburgen; Performed by Jessie Buckley
"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" (TIE) Rocketman Written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin; Performed by Taron Egerton & Elton John
"I'm Standing With You" Breakthrough Written by Diane Warren; Performed by Chrissy Metz
"Into the Unknown" Frozen II Written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez; Performed by Idina Menzel
"Speechless" Aladdin Written by Alan Menken & Pasek & Paul; Performed by Naomi Scott
"Spirit" The Lion King Written by Beyoncé, Ilya & Labrinth; Performed by Beyoncé
"Stand Up" Harriet Written by Cynthia Erivo & Joshuah Brian Campbell; Performed by Erivo

2020sEdit

Year Song Title Film Recipients
2020
26th
"Speak Now" One Night in Miami... Written by Sam Ashworth and Leslie Odom Jr.; Performed by Leslie Odom Jr.
"Everybody Cries" The Outpost Written by Larry Groupé, Rod Lurie and Rita Wilson; Performed by Rita Wilson
"Fight for You" Judas and the Black Messiah Written by D'Mile, H.E.R., & Tiara Thomas; Performed by H.E.R.
"Húsavík" Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Written by Fat Gus Max, Rickard Göransson and Savan Kotecha; Performed by Will Ferrell and My Marianne
"lo sì" The Life Ahead Written by Niccolò Agliardi, Laura Pausini and Diane Warren; Performed by Laura Pausini
"Tigress & Tweed" The United States vs. Billie Holiday Written by Raphael Saadiq and Andra Day; Performed by Andra Day

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tapley, Kristopher (December 1, 2016). "'La La Land,' 'Arrival,' 'Moonlight' Lead Critics' Choice Movie Nominations". Variety. Retrieved December 1, 2016.
  2. ^ Kilday, Gregg (December 6, 2017). "Critics' Choice Awards: 'The Shape of Water' Leads With 14 Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 6, 2017.
  3. ^ Nordyke, Kimberley (December 10, 2018). "Critics' Choice Awards: 'The Favourite' Leads With 14 Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  4. ^ Hammond, Pete (December 8, 2019). "'The Irishman', 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood' Lead Critics' Choice Nominations; Netflix Dominates With 61 Noms In Movies And TV". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 8, 2019.