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How to Watch the 2021 Best Original Score Oscar Nominees

'Soul'
2020 Disney/Pixar

'Soul'

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The 2021 Oscars are just around the corner, taking over Los Angeles' Union Station and their usual home, the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, on Sunday (April 25).

The award ceremony will pay tribute to the films that kept us entertained throughout a tumultuous 2020 in quarantine, and the best original score categories nods the music that added the emotion to the already powerful movies.

The 93rd Academy Awards will air on Sunday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT on ABC, ABC.com and the ABC app. The ceremony will also be available to stream on Hulu and YouTube TV. Additionally, online viewers can watch ABC via fuboTV here and Sling TV here.

Ahead of the show, catch up on all the best original score nominees below.

Da 5 Bloods, Terence Blanchard

The Spike Lee-directed film follows four African American veterans who return to Vietnam, searching for the remains of their fallen leader and the gold he helped them hide.

Watch it on Netflix here.

Mank, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Directed by David Fincher, Mank is based on the true story of alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, as he works to finish Citizen Kane in 1930s Hollywood.

Watch it on Netflix here.

Minari, Emile Mosseri

Director Lee Isaac Chung brings to life a Korean American family after they move to an Arkansas farm, discovering the meaning of family and what home truly means amid challenges of this new, strange life.

Watch it on Amazon Prime here.

News of the World, James Newton Howard

Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel star in this Paul Greengrass-directed film about a man who helps a 10-year-old girl taken by the Kiowa people return to her aunt and uncle by traversing across the harsh, dangerous plains of Texas.

Watch it on Amazon Prime here.

Soul, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste

The powerful animated film directed by Pete Docter and Kemp Powers follows a middle-school band teacher and jazz fanatic whose life hasn't gone the way he planned. He then finds himself in another realm, helping someone find their passion, and discovers what it means to have soul.

Watch it on Disney+ here.