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Songwriters Hall of Fame Celebrates Oscar’s Best Original Songs Nominees With Free Event

The Songwriters Hall of Fame will celebrate this year’s Oscar-nominated songwriters with “A Conversation with 2024 Oscar-Nominated Songwriters for Best Original Song,” viewable free at songhall.org from February 8 at 9 AM PST through March 10.

This is the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s 8th annual program that shines a spotlight on leading songwriters who are nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Original Song category.

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The event is co-hosted and moderated by Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees Nile Rodgers, who currently serves as Songwriters Hall of Fame Chairman, and Paul Williams, a Johnny Mercer Award honoree, and 1977 Academy Award winner for Best Original Song for Evergreen.

The panel features the following Oscar nominated songwriters Jon Batiste (co-writer with Dan Wilson) of It Never Went Away from American Symphony; Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell, co-writers of What Was I Made For? from Barbie; Scott George, writer of Wahzhazhe (A Song For My People) from Killers of the Flower Moon; Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt, co-writers of I’m Just Ken from Barbie; and Diane Warren, writer of The Fire Inside from Flamin’ Hot.

The nominees will engage in a discussion about how they got involved with the films, their influences, writing process and collaboration, and more.

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