The 18 Best Original Songs From Animated Movies, From 'Accidentally in Love' to 'Zero'

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Since 2010, the Academy Award for Best Original Song has gone to a observe from an animated movie on three separate events (Toy Story threeFrozenCoco). While the latter two of these three are musicals, the significance of offering a robust soundtrack for animated footage has change into paramount. Try recapping The LEGO Movie with out giving a nod to "Everything is Awesome." Pharrell Williams' "Happy" is ceaselessly intertwined with Despicable Me 2. The record goes on.

The previous a number of weeks have introduced various robust contenders for Best Original Song on the 2019 Oscars. Imagine Dragons' "Zero," from the Ralph Breaks the Internet soundtrack serves as an influence anthem for the movie's underdog and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse boasts a Post Malone and Swae Lee observe titled "Sunflower" that zoomed into the highest 10 of the Hot 100.

Below, hearken to a few of Billboard's favourite authentic songs from animated movies relationship from simply these previous few weeks all the way in which again to 1981.

Note: To be included on this record, the unique track needed to come from an animated movie that wasn't thought-about to be a musical.

Imagine Dragons, "Zero," Ralph Breaks the Internet

Post Malone and Swae Lee, "Sunflower," Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Pharrell Williams, "Happy," Despicable Me 2

Justin Timberlake, "Can't Stop the Feeling," Trolls

Randy Newman, "You've Got a Friend in Me," Toy Story

Tegan and Sara ft. The Lonely Island, "Everything is Awesome," The LEGO Movie

Counting Crows, "Accidentally in Love," Shrek 2

Billy Crystal, John Goodman, "If I Didn't Have You," Monsters, Inc.

Sia, "Rainbow," My Little Pony: The Movie

Sheryl Crow, "Real Gone," Cars

Fifth Harmony, "Can You See," The Star

Birdy, Mumford & Sons, "Learn Me Right," Brave

The Shins, "They'll Soon Discover," The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Grace Potter, "Something That I Want," Tangled

Skrillex, "Bug Hunt - Noisia Remix," Wreck-It Ralph

Landon Pigg, Lucy Schwartz, "Darling I Do," Shrek Forever After

Camille, "Le Festin," Ratatouille

Don Felder, "Heavy Metal (Takin' A Ride)," Heavy Metal