Known for her bizarre fashion sense and catchy generic pop, Lady Gaga has now stepped into the realm of film with her latest nomination for an Oscar.
Gaga is in the running for the Best Song award, along with 38 other nominees. Her duet with Elton John was featured in Gnomeo and Juliet, the Rocket Man’s take on the well known Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet. Mary J. Blige’s track ‘Living Proof’, featured in the film The Help, has also been nominated, along with Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am for ‘Hot Wings’ (Rio) and Brad Paisley’s ‘Collision of Worlds’ (Cars 2).
Many other artists, including Chris Cornell — known for the hit ‘You Know My Name’, the theme from James Bond’s Casino Royale — and actress/singer Zoey Deschanel are also nominated. This list, full of big names from the world of music, will be cut down to five main contenders and will be released on 24th January 2012.