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Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Original Song

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Awarded for  Worst in film
Country  United States of America
Category of  Golden Raspberry Awards
First awarded  1981
Instituted  1981
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Presented by  Golden Raspberry Award Foundation
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The Razzie Award for Worst Original Song is an award presented at the annual Golden Raspberry Awards for the worst song written for a film in the previous year. The following is a list of recipients and nominees of that award, along with the film for which they were nominated.


This category was awarded annually from the Razzie's inception until 1999, and retired after one-time revival for the 2002 ceremony.


  • 1980 "The Man with Bogart's Face"—The Man with Bogart's Face—music by George Duning, lyrics by Andrew Fenady
  • "Suspended in Time" by Olivia Newton-John—Xanadu—music and lyrics by John Farrar
  • "Where Do You Catch the Bus for Tomorrow?"—A Change of Seasons—music by Henry Mancini, lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
  • "You, Baby, Baby!" by Neil Diamond—The Jazz Singer—music and lyrics by Neil Diamond
  • "(You) Can't Stop the Music" by The Village People—Can't Stop the Music—music and lyrics by Jacques Morali
  • 1981 "Baby Talk"—Paternity—music by David Shire, lyrics by David Frishberg
  • "Hearts, Not Diamonds"—The Fan—music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Tim Rice
  • "The Man in the Mask"—The Legend of the Lone Ranger—music by John Barry, lyrics by Dean Pitchford
  • "Only When I Laugh"—Only When I Laugh—music by David Shire, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.
  • "You're Crazy, But I Like You"—Honky Tonk Freeway—music and lyrics by Frank Musker and Dominic Bugatti
  • 1982 "Pumpin' and Blowin'" by Kristy McNichol—The Pirate Movie—music and lyrics by Terry Britten, B.A. Robertson and Sue Shifrin
  • "Comin' Home to You (Is Like Comin' Home to Milk and Cookies)"—Author! Author!—music by Dave Grusin, lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
  • "Happy Endings"—The Pirate Movie—music and lyrics by Terry Britten, B.A. Robertson and Sue Shifrin
  • "It's Wrong for Me to Love You"—Butterfly—music by Ennio Morricone, lyrics by Carol Connors
  • "No Sweet Cheater Than You"—Honkytonk Man—music and lyrics by Gail Redd and Mitchell Torok
  • 1983 "The Way You Do It"—The Lonely Lady—music and lyrics by Jeff Harrington and J. Pennig
  • "Each Man Kills the Thing He Loves"—Querelle—music by Peer Raben, lyrics from a poem by Oscar Wilde
  • "Lonely Lady"—The Lonely Lady—music by Charles Calello, lyrics by Roger Voudouris
  • "Yor's World"—Yor, the Hunter from the Future—music by Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis, lyrics by Barbara Antonia, Susan Duncan-Smith, Pauline Hanna and Cesare De Natale
  • "Young and Joyful Bandit"—Querelle—music by Peer Raben, lyrics by Jeanne Moreau
  • 1984 "Drinkenstein" by Sylvester Stallone—Rhinestone—music and lyrics by Dolly Parton
  • "Love Kills"—Metropolis 1984—music and lyrics by Freddie Mercury and Giorgio Moroder
  • "Sex Shooter" by Apollonia 6—Purple Rain—music and lyrics by Prince
  • "Smooth Talker"—Body Rock—music and lyrics by David Sembello, Michael Sembello and Mark Hudson
  • "Sweet Lovin' Friends" by Dolly Parton and Sylvester Stallone—Rhinestone—music and lyrics by Dolly Parton
  • 1985 "Peace in Our Life" by Frank Stallone—Rambo: First Blood Part II—music by Frank Stallone, Peter Schless and Jerry Goldsmith, lyrics by Stallone
  • "All You Can Eat" by The Fat Boys —Krush Groove—music by Kurtis Blow and The Fat Boys
  • "The Last Dragon"—The Last Dragon—music and lyrics by Norman Whitfield and Bruce Miller
  • "Oh, Jimmy" by Rebecca De Mornay—The Slugger's Wife—music and lyrics by Sarah M. Taylor
  • "7th Heaven"—The Last Dragon—music and lyrics by Bill Wolfer and Vanity
  • 1986 "Love or Money" by Prince—Under the Cherry Moon—music and lyrics by Prince and the Revolution
  • "Howard the Duck" by Lea Thompson and Dolby's Cube—Howard the Duck—music and lyrics by Thomas Dolby, Allee Willis and George Clinton
  • "I Do What I Do" by John Taylor—9½ Weeks—music and lyrics by Jonathan Elias, John Taylor and Michael Des Barres
  • "Life in a Looking Glass" by Tony Bennett—That's Life!—music by Henry Mancini, lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
  • "Shanghai Surprise" by George Harrison—Shanghai Surprise—music and lyrics by George Harrison
  • 1987 "I Want Your Sex" by George Michael—Beverly Hills Cop II—music and lyrics by George Michael
  • "El Coco Loco (So, So Bad)" by Coati Mundi—Who's That Girl?—music and lyrics by Coati Mundi
  • "Let's Go to Heaven in My Car" by Brian Wilson—Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol—music and lyrics by Brian Wilson, Eugene Landy and Gary Usher
  • "Million Dollar Mystery"—Million Dollar Mystery—music and lyrics by Barry Mann and John Lewis Parker
  • "You Can Be a Garbage Pail Kid"—The Garbage Pail Kids Movie—music and lyrics by Michael Lloyd
  • 1988 "Jack Fresh" by Full Force—Caddyshack II—music and lyrics by Full Force
  • "Skintight" by Ted Nugent—Johnny Be Good—music and lyrics by Ted Nugent
  • "Therapist" by Vigil—A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master—music and lyrics by Vigil
  • 1989 "Bring Your Daughter to the Slaughter" by Bruce Dickinson—A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child—music and lyrics by Bruce Dickinson
  • "Let's Go" by Kool Moe Dee—A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child—music and lyrics by Kool Moe Dee
  • "Pet Sematary" by The Ramones—Pet Sematary—music and lyrics by Dee Dee Ramone and Daniel Rey
  • 1990s

  • 1990 "He's Comin' Back (The Devil)"—Repossessed—music and lyrics by Chris LeVrar
  • "The Measure of a Man" by Elton John—Rocky V—music and lyrics by Alan Menken
  • "One More Cheer" by Bette Midler —Stella—music and lyrics by Jay Gruska and Paul Gordon
  • 1991 "Addams Groove" by MC Hammer—The Addams Family—music by MC Hammer, lyrics Felton C. Pilate II
  • "Cool as Ice" by Vanilla Ice—Cool as Ice—music by Vanilla Ice, lyrics by Gail King and "Princess"
  • "Why Was I Born (Freddy's Dead)" by Iggy Pop—Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare—music and lyrics by Iggy Pop and Whitehorn
  • 1992 "High Times, Hard Times"—Newsies—music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman
  • "Book of Days" by Enya—Far and Away—music by Enya, lyrics by Roma Ryan
  • "Queen of the Night" by Whitney Houston—The Bodyguard—music by Whitney Houston, lyrics by L.A. Reid, Babyface and Daryl Simmons
  • 1993 "Addams Family Whoomp!" by Tag Team—Addams Family Values—music and lyrics by Ralph Sall, Steve Gibson and Cecil Glenn
  • "Big Gun" by AC/DC—Last Action Hero—music and lyrics by Angus Young and Malcolm Young
  • "(You Love Me) in All the Right Places" by Lisa Stansfield—Indecent Proposal—music by John Barry, lyrics by Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney and Andy Morris
  • 1994 "Marry the Mole"—Thumbelina—music by Barry Manilow, lyrics by Jack Feldman
  • "Under the Same Sun" by Scorpions—On Deadly Ground—music and lyrics by Mark Hudson, Klaus Meine and Scott Fairbairn
  • "The Color of the Night" by Lauren Christy—Color of Night—music and lyrics by Jud J. Friedman, Lauren Christy and Dominic Frontiere
  • 1995 "Walk into the Wind"—Showgirls—music by David A. Stewart, lyrics by Terry Hall
  • "(Feel the) Spirit of Africa"—Congo—music by Jerry Goldsmith, lyrics by Lebo M
  • "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" by U2—Batman Forever—music by U2, lyrics by Bono
  • 1996 "(Pussy Pussy Pussy) Whose Kitty Cat Are You?"—Striptease—music and lyrics by Marvin Montgomery
  • "Welcome to Planet Boom"—Barb Wire—music and lyrics by Tommy Lee
  • "Whenever There is Love" by Bruce Roberts and Donna Summer—Daylight—music and lyrics by Bruce Roberts and Sam Roman
  • 1997 The entire song score—The Postman—words and music by Jeffrey Barr, Glenn Burke, John Coinman, Joe Flood, Blair Forward, Maria Machado and Jono Manson
  • "The End Is the Beginning Is the End" by The Smashing Pumpkins—Batman & Robin—music and lyrics by Billy Corgan
  • "Fire Down Below"—Fire Down Below—music and lyrics by Steven Seagal and Mark Collie
  • "How Do I Live" by Trisha Yearwood—Con Air—music and lyrics by Diane Warren
  • "My Dream" by Shaggy—Speed 2: Cruise Control—music and lyrics by Shaggy, Robert Livingston and Dennis Haliburton
  • 1998 "I Wanna Be Mike Ovitz!"—An Alan Smithee Film Burn Hollywood Burn—music and lyrics by Joe Eszterhas and Gary G-Wiz
  • "Barney, the Song"—Barney's Great Adventure—music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith—Armageddon—music and lyrics by Diane Warren
  • "Storm"—The Avengers—music by Bruce Woolley, lyrics by Chris Elliott, Marius deVries, Betsy Cook and Andy Caine
  • "Too Much" by Spice Girls—Spice World—music by the Spice Girls, lyrics by Andy Watkins and Paul Wilson
  • 1999 "Wild Wild West" by Will Smith—Wild Wild West—music and lyrics by Stevie Wonder, Kool Moe Dee and Will Smith
  • 2002

  • 2002 "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman" by Britney Spears—Crossroads—music and lyrics by Max Martin, Rami Yacoub and Dido
  • "Die Another Day" by Madonna—Die Another Day—music and lyrics by Madonna and Mirwais Ahmadzai
  • "Overprotected" by Britney Spears—Crossroads—music and lyrics by Max Martin and Rami Yacoub
  • References

    Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Original Song Wikipedia