SPECTRE nominated for Best Original Song Oscar

Despite hopes for more SPECTRE received a single Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song.


Sam Smith performed the SPECTRE theme song, Writing’s on the Wall, which he co-wrote with  Jimmy Napes. The pair recently picked up a Golden Globe for the song.

Smith and SPECTRE are up against the following for the award:

  • Earned It by The Weeknd (Fifty Shades of Grey)
  • Simple Song #3 by La Giovinezza (Youth)
  • Till It Happens to You by Lady Gaga (The Hunting Ground)
  • Manta Ray by J Ralph and Antony Hegarty (Racing Extinction)
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