Movie Music

Top 10 Oscar-Nominated Music Biopics

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Walk the Line: Reese Witherspoon won Best Actress for playing June Carter Cash in this 2005 Man In Black biopic, but Joaquin Phoenix lost to Phillip Seymour Hoffman's utter transformation in Capote.

La Vie En Rose: Marion Cotillard stole the show, and the Oscar for Best Actress, in 2008 for her performance as iconic French singer Edith Piaf.

Ray: Jamie Foxx almost outdid Ray Charles himself in 2004's Ray. The film helped get Charles' name back into the national conversation and ushered along Foxx's own musical career.

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