Diane Warren on Which of Her 12 Oscar-Nominated Songs She Absolutely Thought Would Win

Diane Warren on Which of Her 12 Oscar-Nominated Songs She Absolutely Thought Would Win
This story about Diane Warren first appeared in the Down to the Wire issue of TheWrap’s awards magazine.

When she landed a nomination this year for writing the song “Io sì (Seen)” from “The Life Ahead,” Diane Warren extended her own record for Oscar success: She’s now been nominated for songwriting 12 times over five different decades, from 1987 to 2021, albeit without ever winning.

“How cool is it that the greatest composers and songwriters on the planet choose my songs to be in the top five, you know?” she said. “It’s a big deal, and I don’t take it for granted for a second.”

A pause. “Would I like to win? Yeah, that would be really nice.”

Warren gave TheWrap a guided tour to all 12 of her Oscar nominations.

Mannequin” / 20th Century Fox

1987: “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” from “Mannequin

Written with: Albert Hammond

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