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  1. Hans Zimmer, Lesley Barber and More on Their Earliest Musical Memories | Composer Oscar Roundtable

    6:00 am 11/18/2016

    Nicholas Britell, John Debney, Hauschka and Justin Hurwitz also reveal what they consider to be the soundtrack to their lives in THR's annual roundtable discussion.Read more

  2. Pharrell: "Like a Hashtag, Just Like a Hit — We Have Nothing to Do With That, We Just Ideate" | Songwriter Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/18/2016

    "People who say, 'This is going to be a hit,' are just as unsuccessful as those who create hashtags. 'Let's do a hashtag call for action!' It never works."Read more

  3. John Legend: "The Power of Art and Music Is We're Able to Transcend [Racial] Boundaries" | Songwriter Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/18/2016

    "We can be aware of what's happening racially, but for us, music, love, the things we talk about are universal."Read more

  4. Alicia Keys: "I Remember Falling in Love With Music When I Was 4 Years Old" | Songwriter Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/18/2016

    "I learned 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow,' and that song crossed with Cookie Monster and 'It's Not Easy Being Green' gave me my moment to learn how to sing."Read more

  5. Justin Timberlake: "We Think We're Using [Music] for Escapism, but We're Using it to Relate" | Songwriter Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/18/2016

    Timberlake described songwriting "like this tug-of-war between the conscious and the unconscious."Read more

  6. Songwriter Roundtable: Justin Timberlake, Sting, Alicia Keys and More Hitmakers on Gender Bias, Trump's "Hitler-Level" Rhetoric and Fears of a "Divided States of America"

    6:30 am 11/17/2016

    The artists behind songs in this season's movies — also including Tori Amos, John Legend and Pharrell Williams — join THR's first-ever songwriter roundtable discussion to reveal the feeling of "blacking out" (in a good way), the freedom of not wearing makeup and their concerns for a post-election America.Read more

  7. Justin Timberlake: "We Think We're Using [Music] for Escapism, but We're Using it to Relate" | Songwriter Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/17/2016

    Timberlake described songwriting, "like this tug-of-war between the conscious and the unconscious."Read more

  8. John Legend: "The Power of Art and Music is We're Able to Transcend [Racial] Boundaries" | Songwriter Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/17/2016

    "We can be aware of what's happening racially, but for us, music, love, the things we talk about are universal."Read more

  9. Sting: "We Are By Accident, Creating the Soundtrack For People's Emotional Life" | Songwriter Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/17/2016

    "That's a huge privilege. We did it by accident. None of us set out to do that, we were there for the glory and the spotlight."Read more

  10. Pharrell: "Like a Hashtag, Just Like a Hit - We Have Nothing to Do With That, We Just Ideate" | Songwriter Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/17/2016

    "People who say 'This is going to be a hit,' are just as unsuccessful as those who create hashtags. 'Let's do a hashtag call for action!' It never works."Read more

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