Sometimes the best moments of the Academy Awards ceremony are when they take a break from being honoured and just sing a song instead. That's why the nominees for Best Song (announced today) are so important: if they're catchy, then the ceremony gets that much more interesting. We've gathered together the contenders here for your listening enjoyment, so have a listen to the movie songs in competition this year. Warning : may cause toe-tapping...
Nominee: Music and Lyric by Pharrell Williams
Nominees: Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Nominees: Music by Karen O, Lyric by Karen O and Spike Jonze
Nominees: Music by Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Lyric by Paul Hewson