Oscars: Watch the Videos for the Best Original Song Nominees

10:00 AM 2/15/2016

by THR Staff

Tracks sung by The Weeknd, Sam Smith and Lady Gaga are up for the honor.


The Academy has highlighted songs from a steamy romance film, a flashy James Bond flick, an emotional drama on aging and two urgent documentaries.

Before the winner is announced on Feb. 28, watch all the music videos for this year's best original song nominees below. 

  • "Earned It" — 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    Music and lyrics by Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Jason Daheala Quenneville and Stephan Moccio

  • "'Til It Happens to You" — 'The Hunting Ground'

    Music and lyrics by Diane Warren and Lady Gaga

  • "Writing's on the Wall" — 'Spectre'

    Music and lyrics by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith

  • "Manta Ray" — 'Racing Extinction'

    Music by J. Ralph and lyrics by Antony Hegarty

  • "Simple Song #3" — 'Youth'

    Music and lyrics by David Lang