2022 Movie Music

There were some great songs and scores from the movies this year. We will be looking at those that we consider the best. Interestingly enough, the songs that ended up at #1 and #2 on my list did not make the short list of Academy Award songs to consider for Best Song. Hmm.

Honorable mention: Badder (Disenchanted) performed by Amy Adams and Maya Rudolph

First, Best Song…

#10. Nobody Like U (Turning Red) performed by 4*Town (aka  Finneas, Jordan Fisher, Josh Levi, Topher Ngo and Grayson Villanueva)

#9. Fearless Hero (Puss in Boots: The Last Wish) performed by Antonio Banderas

#8. Nothing is Lost (You Give Me Strength) [Avatar: The Way of Water] performed by The Weeknd

#7. Ciao Papa (Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio) performed by Gregory Mann

#6. Naatu Naatu (RRR) Performed by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava

#5. Life Me Up (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) performed by Rihanna

#4. Good Afternoon (Spirited) performed by Ryan Reynolds and Will Farrell

#3. I Don’t Know What Christmas Is (Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special) performed by Old 97’s

#2. Keep Rising (The Woman King) performed by Jessy Wilson feat. Angélique Kidjo

#1. Now You Know (Weird: The Al Yankovic Story) performed by “Weid Al” Yankovic

SCORE

#8. Son Lux (Everything Everywhere All at Once)

#7. John Williams (The Fabelmans)

#6. M.M. Keeravaani (RRR)

#5. Terence Blanchard (The Woman King)

#4. Alexandre Desplat (Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio)

#3. Michael Giacchino (The Batman)

#2. Simon Frangler (Avatar: The Way of Water)

#1. Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)

Some more….

BEST MUSICAL: Matilda the Musical

BEST USE OF MUSIC IN FILM: Elvis

BEST DANCE ROUTINE: RRR “Naacho Naacho”

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