Enya, Sting, and Paul McCartney are among the nominees for the Golden Globe award for best original song – motion picture, announced today (Dec. 20) by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Enya’s nomination is for “May It Be,” from “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” soundtrack, while Sting’s is for “Until…,” drawn from the “Kate & Leopold” soundtrack. McCartney’s nod is for the title cut from the “Vanilla Sky” soundtrack.
Other nominees in the category are David Baerwald for “Come What May,” sung by Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor in “Moulin Rouge,” and Diane Warren for “There You’ll Be,” performed by Faith Hill for the “Pearl Harbor” soundtrack.
In the best original score – motion picture category, nominations went to Craig Armstrong for “Moulin Rouge,” Angelo Badalamenti for “Mullholland Drive,” Lisa Gerrard and Pieter Bourke for “Ali,” James Horner for “A Beautiful Mind,” Howard Shore for “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” John Williams for “A.I. Artificial Intelligence,” Christopher Young for “The Shipping News,” and Hans Zimmer for “Pearl Harbor.”
Kidman’s performance in “Moulin Rouge” was also nominated for best performance by an actress in a motion picture – musical or comedy, while McGregor got a nod in that award’s male category. The film itself was nominated for best motion picture – musical or comedy.
John Cameron Mitchell was nominated for best performance by an actor in a motion picture – musical or comedy for his role in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”
Bob Dylan picked up the best original song award at last year’s Golden Globes for “Things Have Changed,” from the “Wonder Boys” soundtrack. Gerrard and Hans Zimmer shared the best original score trophy for their work on “Gladiator.”
The Golden Globes will be handed out Jan. 20 live on NBC. For a full list of nominees, visit the awards’ official Web site.