'Let It Go' wins Oscar for original song

'Let It Go' wins Oscar for original song

March 2nd, 2014 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

Tony Award winning actress, singer and songwriter, Idina Menzel performed "Let It Go" from the movie "Frozen."

Tony Award winning actress, singer and songwriter, Idina...

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Partial list of Oscar winners

Partial list of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club."

Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave."

Foreign Language Film: "The Great Beauty," Italy.

Animated Feature Film: "Frozen."

Cinematography: "Gravity."

Sound Mixing: "Gravity."

Sound Editing: "Gravity."

Costume: "The Great Gatsby."

Makeup and Hairstyling: "Dallas Buyers Club."

Animated Short Film: "Mr. Hublot."

Documentary Feature: "20 Feet from Stardom."

Documentary (short subject): "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life."

Film Editing: "Gravity."

Live Action Short Film: "Helium."

Visual Effects: "Gravity."

LOS ANGELES - "Let It Go" from the Disney musical "Frozen" has won the Academy Award for best original song.

The song, a catchy anthem sung by veteran Broadway songstress Idina Menzel and adored by countless young girls, many of whom are singing in it their own YouTube videos, has helped propel "Frozen" to become a huge hit. It was written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez.

Other nominees Sunday were: "Happy" from "Despicable Me 2," ''The Moon Song" from "Her," and "Ordinary Love" from "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom."

The 86th Academy awards are airing live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, with Ellen DeGeneres as host.