Songs written or performed by Adele, Arcade Fire, Jon Bon Jovi and Florence Welch are among the 75 songs that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has deemed eligible for 2013 Oscar consideration.
The 75 includes a few documentary entries, among them Perry’s “Wide Awake” from the Paramount-released concert documentary “Katy Perry: Part of Me,” the new song from Paul Williams, “Still Alive,” that closes the documentary “Paul Williams Still Alive” and Bill Carter’s “Anything Made of Paper” from “West of Memphis.”
Adele and Paul Epworth, the team behind “Rolling in the Deep,” wrote “Skyfall” together and it was released as a single 10 weeks ago. Currently No. 43 on the Hot 100, it peaked at No. 8. If it is nominated it will be the fifth James Bond theme song to secure a nomination, but the first in 31 years. No Bond song has ever won an Oscar.
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