Pop sensation Lady Gaga leads Oscars song nominees

London: Pop sensation Lady Gaga is in the running for an Oscar after she was named among those in the run for the coveted Best Song prize.

The 25-year-old singer`s duet with Elton John, `Hello Hello` from the `Rocket Man`s Gnomeo & Juliet movie`, has been included in a long list of 39 songs in competition for gold at the 2012 Academy Awards, Contactmusic reported.

Mary J Blige`s track `Living Proof` from `The Help`, is also on the list, along with Will.i.am`s `Hot Wings` from `Rio` and Robbie Williams and Brad Paisley`s duet `Collision of Worlds` from `Cars 2`.

Other artistes include Chris Cornell (`The Keeper` from `MAChine Gun Preacher`), actress/singer Zooey Deschanel (`So Long` from `Winnie the Pooh`) and Elvis Costello (`Sparkling Day` from `One Day`).

PTI