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Annie Lennox

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[[Image:Annie Lennox wins Oscar for Into the West.jpg|thumb|''Annie Lennox'' wins an Oscar for [[Into the West]].]]
 
[[Image:Annie Lennox wins Oscar for Into the West.jpg|thumb|''Annie Lennox'' wins an Oscar for [[Into the West]].]]
In 2004 '''Annie Lennox''' won the Academy Award for Best Song for "[[Into the West]]" from the film [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]] at the 76th Academy Awards. She had previously recorded "Use Well the Days" for the movie, which incorporates numerous quotations from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] in its lyrics. This song was not used in the film, but appears on a bonus DVD included with the "special edition" of the movie's soundtrack CD.
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'''Ann Griselda Lennox''' ([[December 25]], [[1954]]), is a Scottish singer. She recorded "[[Into the West]]" for [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]], which won her several awards.
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She also recorded the less known "[[Use Well the Days]]". This song was not used in the film, but appears on a bonus DVD included with the "special edition" of the movie's soundtrack CD.
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==Awards==
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===[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]===
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* [[January 25]], 2004 – [http://www.goldenglobes.org/ Golden Globe] Best Original Song - Motion Picture, "[[Into the West]]" (shared with: [[Fran Walsh]] and [[Howard Shore]]
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* [[February 29]], 2004 - [http://www.oscars.org/ Academy Award], Best Music, Original Song, "[[Into the West]]" (shared with Fran Walsh and Howard Shore)
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* [[February 13]], [[2005]] – [http://www.grammy.com/ Grammy], Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media, "Into The West" (shared with Fran Walsh and Howard Shore)
  
 
== External Links ==
 
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*[http://www.annielennox.com/ Official Website]
 
*[http://www.annielennox.com/ Official Website]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Lennox| Wikipedia Profile]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Lennox Wikipedia profile]
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005142/ IMDb profile]
 
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Revision as of 13:08, 29 May 2008

Ann Griselda Lennox (December 25, 1954), is a Scottish singer. She recorded "Into the West" for Peter Jackson's The Return of the King, which won her several awards.

She also recorded the less known "Use Well the Days". This song was not used in the film, but appears on a bonus DVD included with the "special edition" of the movie's soundtrack CD.

Awards

Peter Jackson's The Return of the King

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