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Music and sound Oscar nominations revealed for 2023

The Oscar nominations have been revealed for the 95th Academy Awards, which will take place on March 12. Leading the way with the most nominations is Everything Everywhere All At Once, which is up for 11, followed by All Quiet on the Western Front and The Banshees of Inisherin – each with nine nominations.

Here is the full list of the nominees in the sound and music categories:

Music (Original Score)

All Quiet on the Western Front - Volker Bertelmann

Babylon - Justin Hurwitz

The Banshees of Inisherin - Carter Burwell

Everything Everywhere All At Once - Son Lux

The Fabelmans - John Williams

Music (Original Song)

Applause from Tell It like A Woman - music and lyrics by Diane Warren

Hold My Hand from Top Gun: Maverick - music and lyrics by Lady Gaga and BloodPop

Lift Me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever - music by Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Goransson; lyrics by Tems and Ryan Coogler

Naatu Naatu from RRR - music by MM Keeravaani; lyrics by Chandrabose

This Is A Life from Everything Everywhere All At Once - music by Ryan Lott, David Byrne and Mitski; lyrics by Ryan Lott and David Byrne


All Quiet On The Western Front - Viktor Prasil, Frank Kruse, Markus Stemler, Lars Ginzel and Stefan Korte

Avatar: The Way of Water - Julian Howarth, Gwendolyn Yates Whittle, Dick Bernstein, Christopher Boyes, Gary Summers and Michael Hedges

The Batman - Stuart Wilson, William Files, Douglas Murray and Andy Nelson

Elvis - David Lee, Wayne Pashley, Andy Nelson and Michael Keller

Top Gun: Maverick - Mark Weingarten, James H Mather, Al Nelson, Chris Burdon and Mark Taylor

Behind the scenes on Everything Everywhere All at Once: Re-recording mixer and supervising sound editor Alexandra Fehrman explains how she mixed the film.

Composer Elliott Wheeler explains how his understated score allowed Elvis' musical numbers to shine.

Everything Everywhere All at Once: Main image courtesy of A24.