2020 Oscar Predictions

Updated: October 30th, 2020

1. Taylor Swift - "Only The Young" from Miss Americana

A raw and emotionally revealing look at one of the most iconic artists of our time during a transformational period in her life as she learns to embrace her role not only as a songwriter and performer, but as a woman harnessing the full power of her voice.

2. Diane Warren - lo Si (Seen) from The Life Ahead

In seaside Italy, a Holocaust survivor with a daycare business takes in a 12-year-old street kid who recently robbed her.

3. Cathy Ang - “Rocket to the Moon” from Over the Moon

An adventurous girl builds a rocket ship to meet a mythical goddess on the moon.​

4. Rita Wilson - "Everybody Cries" from The Outpost

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh, as it was known, was the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009 and Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict.

5. Celeste & Daniel Pemberton - "Hear My Voice" from The Trial of the Chicago 7

When aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit are given the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country at the world’s biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream is a dream worth fighting for.

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6. Diane Warren - "Free" from the The One and Only Ivan

Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.

7. TBD - Soul

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

8. Keegan DeWitt - "Feels Like Home" from All Together Now

An optimistic, talented teen clings to a huge secret: she’s homeless and living on a school bus. When tragedy strikes, can she learn to accept a helping hand?

9. Romy Flores and Andy Rosen "Come and Play With Me" Promising Young Woman

A young woman haunted by a tragedy in her past takes revenge on the predatory men unlucky enough to cross her path.

10. Brandi Carlile - "Carried Me with You" from Onward

In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.​