Diane Warren achieved one thing exceptional on Tuesday (Jan. 24): She was nominated for an Oscar in the identical awards 12 months that she obtained an honorary Oscar.
The motive that’s so vital is that each member of the music department of the Academy – whose votes decided the nominations – knew that Warren simply collected an honorary Oscar at a ritzy occasion in Century City, Calif., on Nov. 19. There was no urgent motive to acknowledge her once more so quickly.
So the truth that she was nominated for her music “Applause” from Tell It Like a Woman says quite a bit concerning the depth of assist for Warren within the Academy.
We already knew about that assist. This was her 14th nomination for finest authentic music – a complete matched by solely seven different songwriters in Oscar historical past. And that is the sixth 12 months in a row she has been nominated, the longest steady streak of nominations in that class since Alan Bergman and his late spouse Marilyn Bergman have been nominated six years working from 1968-73.
Those are spectacular statistics. Here’s one other one: Warren is simply the fifth individual in Oscar historical past to obtain a aggressive Oscar nod in the identical awards 12 months that she or he obtained an honorary Oscar. Warren is the one individual from the world of music to do that. Two of the earlier double recipients you in all probability know. The two others chances are you’ll not, however we’ll fill you in.
First, let’s make clear one thing: Warren’s newest Oscar nomination was introduced in 2023, and if she wins, she’ll obtain the award in 2023, however the award is for the 2022 awards 12 months. That’s the way it’s listed in official Academy information. That’s additionally how her honorary Oscar is listed. So all of it traces up.
Here’s a listing of all 5 individuals who obtained a aggressive Oscar nod in the identical awards 12 months that she or he obtained an honorary Oscar.