While nominations for the 2022 Oscars won't be announced till February 8, the Academy has announced the shortlist for this year's Best Original Song. Out of 84 songs submitted, the shortlist features 15 and there are some interesting nominees. Beyoncé and Jay-Z could potentially face off against each other, respectively, for “Be Alive” from King Richard, and “Guns Go Bang” from The Harder They Fall. Kid Cudi, who also has a credit on "Guns Go Bang," is also on the shortlist for “Just Look Up” from Don’t Look Up, which is also credited to Nicholas Britell, Ariana Grande, and Taura Stinson.
Also on the shortlist: Sparks for "So May We Start?" from Annette, Brian Wilson and Jim James for “Right Where I Belong” from Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road, Billie Eilish and Finneas for "No Time to Die" from the James Bond film of the same name, U2 for “Your Song Saved My Life” from Sing 2, last year's winner, H.E.R., for “Automatic Woman” from Bruised, and Van Morrison for “Down To Joy” from Belfast. Check out the full Best Original Song shortlist, and a playlist with every song apart from "Down to Joy," below.