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The 2019 Oscar nominations are here!

Posted on January 25, 2019

The Oscar nominations for the 2019 Academy Awards have been announced! Leading the way with ten nominations each are the films “The Favourite” and “Roma.” “A Star is Born” and “Vice” both have eight nominations, followed closely behind by “Black Panther” with seven, “BlacKkKlansman” with six, and both “Green Book” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” with five. 

The 2019 Oscars (via @theacademy on IG)
The 2019 Oscars (via @theacademy on IG)

Amongst the nominees for “Best Original Song” are “All of the Stars” by Kendrick Lamar and SZA (from “Black Panther”) and “Shallow” by Lady Gaga (from “A Star is Born”). Listen to the two awesome tracks here and see which one you think deserves to win: 

That’s a tough choice! We’re glad we aren’t the ones deciding. Which song do you prefer? 

Speaking of awesome tracks, Billie Eilish has released a song inspired by Best Picture nominee “Roma.” According to a statement published by Rolling Stone, the song uses actual sounds from the movie to help convey the film’s narrative. Listen to the beautifully composed ballad here:  

Here are the nominees for the 2019 Oscars: 

Best Picture

Black Panther


Bohemian Rhapsody

The Favourite

Green Book


A Star is Born


Actor in a Leading Role

Christian Bale, “Vice”

Bradley Cooper, “A Star is Born”

Willem Dafoe, “At Eternity’s Gate”

Rami Malek for “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Viggo Mortensen for “Green Book”

Actress in a Leading Role

Yalitza Aparicio, “Roma”

Glenn Close, “The Wife”

Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”

Lady Gaga, “A Star is Born”

Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Actor in a Supporting Role

Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”

Adam Driver, “BlacKkKlansman”

Sam Elliott, “A Star is Born”

Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Sam Rockwell, “Vice”

Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams, “Vice”

Marina de Tavira, “Roma”

Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Emma Stone, “The Favourite”

Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite”


“Cold War,” Lukasz Zal

“The Favourite,” Robbie Ryan

“Never Look Away”, Caleb Deschanel

“Roma”, Alfonso Cuaron

“A Star is Born,” Matthew Libatique

Costume Design

“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” Mary Zophres

“Black Panther,” Ruth E. Carter

“The Favourite,” Sandy Powell

“Mary Poppins Returns,” Sandy Powell

“Mary Queen of Scots,” Alexandra Byrne

Best Director

Spike Lee, “BlacKkKlansman”

Pawel Pawlikowski, “Cold War”

Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Favourite”

Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”

Adam McKay, “Vice”

Film Editing

“BlacKkKlansman,” Barry Alexander Brown

“Bohemian Rhapsody,” John Ottman

“Green Book,” Patrick J. Don Vito

“The Favourite,” Yorgos Mavropsaridis

“Vice,” Hank Corwin

Music (Original Score)

“BlacKkKlansman,” Terence Blanchard

“Black Panther,” Ludwig Goransson

“If Beale Street Could Talk,” Nicholas Britell

“Isle of Dogs,” Alexandre Desplat

“Mary Poppins Returns,” Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman

Music (Original Song)

“All The Stars” from “Black Panther” by Kendrick Lamar, SZA

“I’ll Fight” from “RBG” by Diane Warren, Jennifer Hudson

“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from “Mary Poppins Returns” by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman

“Shallow” from “A Star Is Born” by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, Andrew Wyatt and Benjamin Rice

“When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” by David Rawlings and Gillian Welch

Production Design

“Black Panther,” Hannah Beachler

“First Man,” Nathan Crowley, Kathy Lucas

“The Favourite,” Fiona Crombie, Alice Felton

“Mary Poppins Returns,” John Myhre, Gordon Sim

“Roma,” Eugenio Caballero, Bárbara Enrı́quez

Sound Editing

“Black Panther,” Benjamin A. Burtt, Steve Boeddeker

“Bohemian Rhapsody,” John Warhurst

“First Man,” Ai-Ling Lee, Mildred Iatrou Morgan

“A Quiet Place,” Ethan Van der Ryn, Erik Aadahl

“Roma,” Sergio Diaz, Skip Lievsay

Sound Mixing

“Black Panther,” Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor and Peter Devlin

“Bohemian Rhapsody” Paul Massey, Tim Cavagun and John Casali

“First Man,” Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan

“Roma,” Skip Lievsay, Craig Henighan and José Antonio García

“A Star Is Born” Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic, Jason Ruder and Steve Morrow

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” Joel Coen , Ethan Coen

“BlacKkKlansman,” Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee

“Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty

“If Beale Street Could Talk,” Barry Jenkins

“A Star Is Born,” Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters

Writing (Original Screenplay)

“The Favourite,” Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara

“First Reformed,” Paul Schrader

“Green Book,” Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly

“Roma,” Alfonso Cuarón

“Vice,” Adam McKay

The Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 24th, 2019 at 8:00 PM EST. What are your thoughts on the nominations? Were there any films, actors, actresses, directors, or soundtracks that you think got snubbed? Who do you think will win? Let us know your thoughts on twitter @umusic!