The Academy Awards take place on March 12, 2023. Unfortunately, country music does not have a presence in this year’s nominees. However, in years past, a number of country music classics have been nominated in the Best Original Song category.
While a country song has never won an Oscar for Best Original Song, our genre did have some nominees through the years, and one country icon has been nominated for Best Original Song twice in her storied career. Let’s take a look at the Top five country songs nominated for an Academy Award.