U2 EARNS OSCAR NOD FOR “ORDINARY LOVE”
Fresh off its Best Original Song Golden Globe Awards win last week, U2’s “Ordinary Love” will vie in the equivalent category at the 86th annual Academy Awards on March 2 in Los Angeles. The Irish rock quartet wrote the stirring tribute to the late South African president Nelson Mandela for the beloved human rights champion’s biopic, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. This is the second Oscar nod for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band; they were previously nominated for “The Hands That Built America” from Gangs of New York.
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