Pharrell Williams has received his first Oscar nomination, earning a nod in the category for Best Original Song for "Happy," the song he wrote for the animated film Despicable Me 2 .
It's turning into a great awards season for Pharrell, who already has seven Grammy nominations, thanks to his involvement in two of the year's biggest hits: "Blurred Lines" and "Get Lucky."
Rock superstars U2 were also nominated for their song "Ordinary Love," from the movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. The song won a Golden Globe this past weekend. And while the Golden Globes gave Best Original Song nominations to the likes of Justin Timberlake , Taylor Swift and Coldplay , the Academy Awards didn't recognize those songs at all.
Here's the full list of Best Original Song nominees:
"Ordinary Love" from
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
"Happy," from Despicable Me 2 , Pharrell Williams
"Let It Go" from Frozen , Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
"The Moon Song," from Her, Karen O. and Spike Jonze
"Alone Yet Not Alone" from Alone Yet Not Alone , Bruce Bruoghton and Dennis Spiegel
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