Common and John Legend Receive 2015 Oscar Nomination for ‘Glory’
It's only been a few days since Common and John Legend received the Golden Globe for their collaboration, 'Glory,' from the civil rights film, 'Selma,' but the duo are already receiving another nomination for the song in the form of an Oscar award.
'Glory' has been nominated in the Best Original Song category, which means John and Common will be performing the effort during the live telecast of the Academy Awards on Feb. 22. If this performance has the same emotion and power as Common's acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night (Jan. 11), which will likely be the case, it's definitely not one to miss.
The other nominees in the Best Original Song category include 'Everything Is Awesome' from 'The LEGO Movie,' 'Grateful' from 'Beyond the Lights,' 'I’m Not Gonna Miss You' from 'Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me' and 'Lost Stars' from 'Begin Again.'
While the country commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday on Monday (Jan. 19), the two artists found the nomination announcement to be a great way to celebrate his born day, which is actually today. They expressed their feelings about the Oscar nod via Twitter earlier this morning.
The 87th Academy Awards will air on Feb. 22 at 7PM EST on ABC.
Watch Common & John Legend's 'Glory' Video
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