Musicians who have become owners of the "Oscar"
• Musicians who have become owners of the "Oscar"
Otshumeli backstage battles, and even war podium "Oscar 2013" is over. It's time to remember the past and list of popular singers who received on the stage of the hall of the former "Kodak" one of the most important awards in the world of cinema.
Prince (Prince) won the "Oscar" for best original soundtrack for the film "Purple rain" in 1985, the year.
The Scottish superstar Annie Lennox (Annie Lennox) unexpectedly won in the year 2004 with the song "Into the West" for the film "The Lord of the Rings", all in the same category "Best Original Song".
For the role in the film "The Power of the Moon," the singer and actress Cher (Cher) was awarded the "Oscar" for "Best Actress".
In 2007, Jennifer Hudson (Jennifer Hudson) was the winner of the "Oscar" for Best Supporting Actress, playing Effie White in "Dreamgirls," Beyoncé eclipsed itself.
"The Beatles" were taken to Albion in 1970 statuette for Best Original Score for the film "Let It Be". The song, of course, called "Let It Be".
Eminem (Eminem), certainly would not have pleased the characteristic "pop star", however, the rapper, who played a major role in the movie "Eight Mile" in th 2003, received the award for best song for the film. Song "Lose Yourself". Unfortunately, the singer could not be present at the presentation.
Barbra Streisand (Barbra Streisand) - two-time winner of the "Oscar". First, for Best Actress in the film "Funny Girl" and the second, as the author of the best original song for the film "A Star is Born."
In 1995, Elton John (Elton John) and his song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" to the animation "The Lion King" was also the best in the category "Best Original Song".
The singer Adele (Adele) received "the Grammy", as something ordinary, but in the preparation of the "Oscar" for the song to the film "Skayfoll" almost burst into tears.
Phil Collins (Phil Collins), perhaps in the future, the number of awards and give way to his daughter Lily. In the meantime, there is to his credit "Oscar" for best song for the animated film "Tarzan", thanks to the track "You'll Be in My Heart".
When Bruce Springsteen (Bruce Springsteen) won the award for best original song for the film "Philadelphia", he incredibly surprised. After all, it was his first in the career of a song written specifically for the film.
In 2007, the Melissa Etheridge (Melissa Etheridge) awarded a statuette for best song for the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth", zealous defender of LGBT movement said that this is the only naked man in her bedroom.
Carly Simon (Carly Simon) was another winner of the award "Best Original Song" in 1989, for "Let the River Run" from the film "Working Girl".
Oddly enough, but the song "Say You, Say Me", Lionel Richie (Lionel Richie), remembered for much more than the film "White Nights" in which it was used as an original composition. Actually, only the song and received the "Oscar".
The last in our list becomes Stevie Wonder (Stevie Wonder) and his legendary "I Just Called To Say I Love You", used in the film "Woman in Red". Stevie for his musical career was a 25-time winner of the "Grammy". But the "Oscar" only once.