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While the Emmys are known as television's highest honor, a number of nominees will be acknowledged for their musical talents during the 2019 Emmy Awards.
The outstanding original music and lyrics category honors the best songs featured on television from the year, with past winners including Saturday Night Live's "Dick in a Box"; Jimmy Kimmel Live!'s "I'm Fucking Matt Damon"; Diane Warren's Lady Gaga-performed "'Til It Happens to You," from The Hunting Ground; and SNL's "Come Back Barack," last year's winner.
This year's nominees include songs from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Documentary Now!, Flight of the Conchords: Live in London, Saturday Night Live, Song of Parkland and the 72nd Tony Awards.
Sara Bareilles, Josh Groban, Rachel Bloom, Seth Meyers, John Mulaney and Leslie Jones are among the familiar faces that will be competing against each other in the category. Additionally, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Ashley Paseltiner and Molly Reichard earned a nod.
The nominated songs range from comedic bits, including SNL's "The Upper East Side" and Flight of the Conchords: Live in London's "Father & Son," to more serious numbers, including Song of Parkland's "Beautiful Things Can Grow."
Read on for more about the songs nominated this year and how they were used during their respective programs.
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