OSCAR HISTORY: Best Original Song Score

A discontinued Oscar, the Best Original Song Score Oscar would go to a composer who composed multiple songs for a film, most typically given to a musical.


1984: Prince for PURPLE RAIN     (View Music Video)
1983: Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, and Michel Legrand for YENTL     (View Film Clip)
1982: Leslie Bricusse and Henry Mancini for VICTOR/VICTORIA     (View Oscar Moment)
1978: Joe Renzetti for THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY     (Listen to Music)
1970: The Beatles for LET IT BE     (Listen to Music)