Lady Gaga and Sam Smith nominated for Oscars

Lady GagaSam Smith and Lady Gaga have each received an Oscar nomination.

They are nominated in the Best Original Song category with Sam picking up a nod for his Bond theme “Writings On The Wall” from Spectre while Gaga has been recognized for her track “Til It Happens To You.”

The song appears in the documentary The Hunting Ground, which deals with campus rape in the United States.

Gaga wrote on Twitter: “Til It Happens To You my original score with @Diane_Warren for ”The Hunting Ground” was nominated for an OSCAR.”

She also added a message which read: “This nomination lends a voice to victims and survivors all over the world. Thank you to THE ACADEMY for recognizing the movement of people who have come together for this film & song in the name of sexual assault. Myself and Diane are simply honored to represent the voices of so many SURVIVORS.”

Gaga and Sam’s songs will compete against “Earned It” from Fifty Shades of Grey, “Manta Ray” from Racing Extinction and “Simple Song 3” from the movie Youth.

Sam recently won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song – Motion Picture for “Writing’s On the Wall.”

Meanwhile, The Revenant leads the way with 12 Academy Award nominations.

Mad Max: Fury Road is second with an impressive 10 nominations and The Martian has seven nods.

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  1. Snepts • January 15, 2016 @ 10:21 PM

    Worst title tune ever from a Bond film up for Best Song? This category really is a joke this year.

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