Rick Ross & John Legend Shortlisted For 2013 Academy Awards

posted December 13, 2012 12:48:00 PM CST | 16 comments

Rick Ross & John Legend Shortlisted For 2013 Academy Awards

Rick Ross, John Legend and Anthony Hamilton are being considered for Best Original Song.

Rick Ross, John Legend and Anthony Hamilton are a few of the many artists who are included on the shortlist for Best Original Song for the 2013 Academy Awards.

According to CBS Local, Rick Ross' "100 Black Coffins" from the Django Unchained soundtrack was included on the list. Additional songs from the soundtrack on the list include John Legend's "Who Did That to You," Anthony Hamilton's "Freedom," and Elisa Toffoli’s “Ancora Qui."

While the inclusion is an honor, there are a staggering 75 songs up for consideration. Additional songs on the list include Katy Perry's "Wide Awake," Adele's "Skyfall" and Black Keys' "Baddest Man Alive" from RZA's Man with the Iron Fists.

The final nominees for the 85th Annual Academy Awards will be announced on January 10th.

RELATED: Police Investigating Death Threats Made Against Rick Ross

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