The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced X Japan’s ‘La Venus’ as one of the songs in contention for a nomination for this year’s ‘Best Original Song’ at the 89th Academy Awards®. YOSHIKI – songwriter, drummer, classically-trained pianist and the creative force of X Japan — wrote ‘La Venus’ for We Are X, the critically acclaimed music documentary on the iconic Japanese rock group X Japan.

The nominations for the 89th Oscars® will be announced Tuesday, 24th January 2017. The Oscars® will take place on Sunday, 26th February 2017 at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Centre.® ‘La Venus’ will be released via Sony Legacy Recordings and available everywhere in early 2017.


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