The Academy announced yesterday (November 11) that 74 songs have advanced in the process to be nominated for an Oscar in the best Original Song category for the 88th Academy Awards, which is set to take place February 28, 2016.
Two songs from Creed made the initial cut. There’s Meek Mill, Jhene Aiko and Ludwig Goransson’s “Fighting Stronger” and Donald Glover, Jhené Aiko, Vince Staples and Ludwig Göransson’s “Waiting For My Moment.”
Another boxing song is being considered with Eminem‘s “Phenomenal,” which is from Southpaw.
The hit Furious 7 song “See You Again” from Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth is also in the running.
Eminem won the Original Song Oscar for the 2002 8 Mile cut “Lose Yourself” and Three 6 Mafia earned the award for the 2005 Hustle & Flow song “It’s Hard Out Here For A Pimp.”