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21 Musicians You Didn't Know Were Nominated For Oscars

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7. Bruce Springsteen

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Category: Best Original Song ("Streets of Philadelphia")

Film: Philadelphia (1993)


Springsteen was also nominated for Best Original Song for "Dead Man Walkin'" from Dead Man Walking (1995), but lost to Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz for "Colors of the Wind" from Pocahontas (1995).

11. Dolly Parton

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Category: Best Original Song ("9 to 5")

Film: 9 to 5 (1980)

Lost (To Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford for "Fame" from Fame)

Parton was also nominated in 2006 for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song for "Travelin' Thru" from Transamerica.

14. Lionel Richie

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Category: Best Original Song ("Say You, Say Me")

Film: White Nights (1986)


Richie was also nominated for Best Original Song for "Endless Love" from Endless Love (1981), "Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)" from The Color Purple (1985) with Quincy Jones and Rod Temperton.

15. Ann-Margret

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Category: Best Actress

Film: Tommy (1975)

Lost (To Louise Fletcher for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)

Ann-Margret was also nominated in 1971 for Best Supporting Actress for Carnal Knowledge.

16. Sissy Spacek


Category: Best Actress

Film: Carrie (1976)

Lost (To Faye Dunaway for Network)

Spacek was also nominated for Best Actress for Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) and won, Missing (1982), The River (1984), Crimes of the Heart (1986), and In the Bedroom (2001).

17. Phil Collins


Category: Best Original Song ("You'll Be In My Heart")

Film: Tarzan (2000)


Collins was also nominated for Best Original Song for "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" from Against All Odds (1984), "Separate Lives" from White Nights (1985), "Two Hearts" from Buster (1988).

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