Such an amazing song, and rightly deserving of an Oscar,”Glory” from ‘SelmaThe film’s soundtrack won the “Best Original Song” award at the 87th Academy Awards which ended a few hours ago. Two of the top male talents, Common and John Legend, collaborate on this song to make it even more awesome.
“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 were the contestants in this category and “Glory” emerged victorious.
Watch the Official Music Video for Common & John Legend’s “Glory”
Incredible, isn’t it?
Buy “Glory” by Selma Motion Picture Soundtrack on iTunes/Amazon
The duo also performed the song at the 2015 Oscars to a stunned crowd. Well, a tearful crowd. You must watch the amazing performance live below.
“Glory” also won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song, so naturally it was most likely to win at the 87th Academy Awards as well, and it did.
“Glory” is not just a strong and perfect musical composition. The message it delivers is very valid, important and timely for modern society.
“It’s one of the most impactful songs. It combines history with current events. It’s a tribute in hip-hop to the struggle for civil rights, and it connects it to very modern events. From Selma to Ferguson, this song will hit you right at home.It’s an anthem to wrestling, and it’s truly glorious.- J. Kelly review on Amazon.
Listen to the song and let us know what you think of this amazing track. Did other songs in the same category even have a chance?
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