Oscars 2014 playlist: Listen to the best songs from the Academy Awards - Reverb

Oscars 2014 playlist: Listen to the best songs from the Academy Awards

Singer Adele accepts the award for best music - original song for "Skyfall," from the film "Skyfall," during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Singer Adele accepts the award for best music – original song for “Skyfall,” from the film “Skyfall,” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

When the Academy Awards air on Sunday, few people will have music on their mind. It’s Hollywood’s night. But we can’t forget that musicians are just as important to movies as the costume designers, lighting crew, or the folks who get coffee, hold things and deal with temper tantrums. Where would “There Will Be Blood” have been if it wasn’t for Jonny Greenwood’s soundtrack? What would the opening scene of “Apocalypse Now” been like without the Doors?

To celebrate music in movies, we put together this Oscars 2014 playlist, consisting of this year’s best song nominees and some of our favorite past winners.

Listen to our Oscars 2014 playlist below or stream it here.

“Happy” — Pharrell Williams

“The Moon Song” — Karen O

“Ordinary Love” — U2

“Let it Go” — Idina Menzel

“Man or Muppet” — Jason Segel

“It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp” — Terrence Howard

“Lose Yourself” — Eminem

“Things Have Changed” — Bob Dylan

“You’ll Be in My Heart” — Phil Collins

“Can You Feel the Love Tonight” — Elton John

“(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” — Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes

“I Just Called to Say I Love You” — Stevie Wonder

“Flashdance… What a Feeling” — Giorgio Moroder, Irene Cara

“You Light Up My Life” — Joseph Brooks

“Theme from ‘Shaft’” — Isaac Hayes

“Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head” — B.J. Thomas

“Chim Chim Cher-ee” — Dick Van Dyke

“Moon River” — Andy Williams

“Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” — James Baskett

“When You Wish Upon a Star” — Leigh Harline, Ned Washington

“Over the Rainbow” — Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg

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