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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1980 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Shared with:
For the song "The Rainbow Connection".
Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Shared with:
1977 Winner
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
A Star Is Born (1976)
Shared with:
For the song "Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)"
Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score
Bugsy Malone (1976)
1975 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring Original Song Score and/or Adaptation
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
Shared with:
1974 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Cinderella Liberty (1973)
Shared with:
For the song "Nice to Be Around".

Golden Globes, USA

1980 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Shared with:
Song: "Rainbow Connection"
1977 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
A Star Is Born (1976)
Shared with:
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
A Star Is Born (1976)
Shared with:
Song: "Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)"
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Bugsy Malone (1976)
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Bugsy Malone (1976)
Song: "Bugsy Malone"
1975 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2009 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008)
For the song "I Wish I Could Be Santa Claus".
1981 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Children's Programming
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
For the song "When The River Meets the Sea".

BAFTA Awards

1978 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
A Star Is Born (1976)
Shared with:
1977 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Bugsy Malone (1976)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1980 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Muppet Movie (1979)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

1988 Winner
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Feature Film Standards
A Star Is Born (1976)
Shared with:
For the song "Evergreen".
1986 Winner
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Theme

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Song
Paul Williams Still Alive (2011)
For the song "Still Alive"

Grammy Awards

2014 Winner
Grammy
Album of the Year
Shared with:
For the album "Random Access Memories."
1993 Nominee
Grammy
Best Musical Album for Children
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Shared with:
1980 Winner
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Shared with:
1978 Nominee
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
A Star Is Born (1976)
Shared with:
1971 Winner
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
Sesame Street (1969)
Shared with:

Online Film & Television Association

2012 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Adapted Song
The Muppets (2011)
Shared with:
For the song "The Rainbow Connection".

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

2014 Winner
Rondo Statuette
Best DVD extra
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
Shared with:

Satellite Awards

2012 Winner
Auteur Award
Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Song
Paul Williams Still Alive (2011)
-"Still Alive"

Walk of Fame

1983 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Recording
Awarded on August 10, 1983 at 6931 Holywood Blvd.

World Soundtrack Awards

2015 Winner
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film
The Book of Life (2014)
Shared with:
For the song "The Apology Song".

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