U2 versus Paul McCartney at next year’s Golden Globes ceremony

Yeah Yeah Yeah's Karen O also up for Spike Jonze film soundtrack award

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Sir Paul McCartney and U2 have both been shortlisted for Best Original Song at the Golden Globe film awards, which are set to take place in Hollywood on January 17, 2010.

McCartney has previously revealed that his new studio track ‘I Want To Come Home’ penned for the Robert De Niro-starring drama Everybody’s Fine, was written in just one evening. The song goes up against U2‘s ‘Winter’, from the Jim Sheridan (In The Name of The Father, My Left Foot) directed thriller Brothers.

Also unveiled in the shortlist for the 2010 ceremony is Yeah Yeah Yeah‘s frontwoman Karen O – in the Best Score category, for her collaboration on the soundtrack to Spike Jonze‘s adaptation of Where The Wild Things Are.


The Golden Globes 2010 music category shortlists are as follows: full list at Goldenglobes.org

Best Original Score:

Michael Giacchino – Up


Marvin Hamlisch – The Informant

James Horner – Avatar

Abel Korzeniowski – A Single Man

Karen O, Carter Burwell – Where The Wild Things Are

Best Original Song:

‘Cinema Italiano’, Nine (Maury Yeston)

‘I Want To Come Home’, Everybody’s Fine (Paul McCartney)

‘I See You’, Avatar (James Horner, Simon Franglen, Kuk Harrell)

‘The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)’, Crazy Heart (Ryan Bingham,

T Bone Burnett)

‘Winter’, Brothers (U2)

Pic credit: PA Photos


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