Rick Ross & John Legend Shortlisted For 2013 Academy Awards

posted Thursday December 13 ,2012 at 12:48PM 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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  • Jamie
    You all can purchase all Rick Ross albums and merchandise at your local police station. Just call 9-1-1 or text SNITCH to 5-0. Officer Rickyyyyyyyyy
    • Anonymous
      I bet you were giggling as you typed that.
  • Anonymous
    He ain't gonna get that nomination.
  • Anonymous
    this just goes to show the blogger hating ass opinion means nothing at the end of the day. that song was fire and yall tried to sabotage it but god dont like ugly.
    • ^
      Hop off William's dick.
  • BLACK
    I DOUBT THAT HE'S GONNA WIN, BUT IT WOULD BE SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GREAT IF HE DID...NOT EVEN CUZ HE DESERVES IT, JUST CUZ IT WOULD MAKE YALL E-THUGS SOOOOOOOOOOOO MAAAAAAAD!!!!
    • Anonymous
      lol so true. plus that song is song dope
    • Anonymous
      Both of you are idiots.
    • BLACK
      I MEANT SO GREAT FOR THE DEATH OF HIP HOP!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!
  • Anonymous
    Ross now has his foot halfway in the door to Hollywood.
  • B
    That Black Keys and Rza "Baddest Man Alive" joint is my favourite of the bunch if "Black Out" and "Six Directions of Boxing" aren't up for an Oscar. Adele will probably win, but The Man With The Iron Fist soundtrack might be my album of the year.
  • Anonymous
    william is the best actor in hip hop he needs a oscar
  • Anonymous
    rick ross has not done anything original in years
  • Anonymous
    Rozay Oscar winner
    • Anonymous
      yeah he needs an oscar for that interview he did this week talking all that tough talk about choking jeezy and gangsters moving in silence
  • ROSS?
    Oh my god