Sade’s ‘The Big Unknown’ Shortlisted For The Oscar’s ‘Best Original Song’ Category

Posted on
Sade Adu
Sade - The Big Unknown

The Oscar’s shortlist for Best Original Song has been revealed and the legendary Sade got a nod for her contribution to the Widows soundtrack.

The song, The Big Unknown which was dropped last monthis a slow-burning ballad, which features in the end credits of the upcoming Steve McQueen-directed film Widows. Already with four Grammys to her name, Sade Adu’s presence at award shows dates all the way back to 1985. Now, it seems it’s time for the British-Nigerian singer to get a shot at an Oscar.

Other shortlisted songs include Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s “All The Stars” from Black Panther; Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s “Shallow” from A Star Is Born; and “The Place Where Lost Things Go” and “Trip A Little Light Fantastic” from the upcoming Mary Poppins Returns.

Check out the full list below:

Shortlist for Best Original Song:
Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson and Willie Watson – “When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings”(The Ballad of Buster Scruggs)
Sampha – “Treasure” (Beautiful Boy)
Kendrick Lamar and SZA – “All The Stars” (Black Panther)
Jónsi and Troye Sivan – “Revelation” (Boy Erased)
Dolly Parton – “Girl in the Movies” (Dumplin’)
Arlissa – “We Won’t Move” (The Hate U Give)
Emily Blunt – “The Place Where Lost Things Go” (Mary Poppins Returns)
Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda – “Trip A Little Light Fantastic” (Mary Poppins Returns)
Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan and Mark Ronson – “Keep Reachin’” (Quincy)
Jennifer Hudson and Diane Warren – “I’ll Fight” (RBG)
Gal Gadot and Sarah Silverman – “A Place Called Slaughter Race” (Ralph Breaks the Internet)
The Coup and Lakeith Stanfield – “OYAHYTT” (Sorry to Bother You)
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper – “Shallow” (A Star is Born)
Thom Yorke – “Suspirium” (Suspiria)
Sade – “The Big Unknown” (Widows)

You can listen to The Big Unknown


%d bloggers like this: