Best Original Song 2014: “I’ll Get You What You Want (Cockatoo in Malibu)” from Muppets Most Wanted


Written by: Bret McKenzie
Performed by: Constantine (voiced by Matt Vogel); Bret McKenzie

Bret McKenzie won the 2011 original song Oscar for “Man or Muppet” from The Muppets.

Nominations:

  • Hollywood Music in Media (2014) – Song for a Film

Why? McKenzie scored Oscar gold for The Muppets (2011). Perhaps this catchy number gets him a follow-up nomination.

Why not? But the Muppets had yet to win the original song Oscar before “Man or Muppet” took the prize, and that incentive isn’t there this time around. Besides, Muppets Most Wanted feels like an afterthought at this point in the game.

Ranking: No. 23 as of Nov. 23, 2014

More on the competition:
Best Original Song 2014

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