Randy Newman

Randy Newman

 

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Randall Stuart Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter,[2] arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, mordant (and often satirical) pop songs, and for film scores.

Since the 1980s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer. His film scores include Ragtime, Awakenings, The Natural, Leatherheads, Cats Don't Dance, Meet the Parents, Cold Turkey, and Seabiscuit. He has scored eight Disney-Pixar animated films: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Cars, Toy Story 3, Monsters University, and Cars 3, as well as Disney's The Princess and the Frog and James and the Giant Peach.

Newman has received twenty Academy Award nominations in the Best Original Score and Best Original Song categories and has won twice in the latter category. He has also won three Emmys, six Grammy Awards, and the Governor's Award from the Recording Academy.[3]

Newman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002 for classics such as "Short People", and as a Disney Legend in 2007.[4] Newman was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.[5]

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Highlights10

The Meyerowitz Stories
Album
The Meyerowitz Stories is an album by musical artist Randy Newman, released on October 20, 2017.
Dark Matter
 
Dark Matter is the eleventh studio album of original material by Randy Newman, released on August 4, 2017.
Sonny Boy
Song
Sonny Boy is a song by musical artist Randy Newman, released on July 18, 2017.
カーズ/クロスロード オリジナル・サウンドトラック
Album
カーズ/クロスロード オリジナル・サウンドトラック is an album by musical artist Randy Newman, released on July 12, 2017.

Photos - Randy Newman541

People Recently Photographed with Randy Newman9

Popular Albums48

Album Appearances & References49

Popular Songs22

Musical Group References2

Popular Live Albums1

Song Appearances & References3

Films28

Minor Film Appearances & References10

TV Shows7

Musicals1

Collaborators & Influencers31

Other Music-Related Relationships26

Personal & Professional Relationships4

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships3

Awards & Nominations14

Events1

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Videos18

Spotify - Albums & Singles136

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On35

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts20

News Articles7

Randy Newman "Harps and Angels" Now on Vinyl via Nonesuch Records
  –  December 22, 2017
According to NPR, “Singer and composer Randy Newman’s wry and sometimes raw musical commentary has become a big part of the American cultural landscape.” The Los Angeles Times says “Newman is a brilliant songwriter who, like Paul Simon and a few ...
Randy Newman
  –  December 19, 2017
Randy Newman is the latest guest on NPR's Tiny Desk concert series. The singer-songwriter is currently promoting his excellent August album Dark Matter. In the NPR… Randy Newman is a revered elder statesman in the world of American singer-songwriters ...
Watch Randy Newman Perform “Short People” With The Roots On The Tonight Show
  –  December 19, 2017
Since releasing his album Dark Matter earlier this year, the legendary wiseass singer-songwriter Randy Newman has been out there on the promo circuit, talking about the song he wrote about Donald Trump’s dick and singing about Vladimir Putin on Colbert.
Randy Newman Performs With The Roots On ‘The Tonight Show’
  –  December 19, 2017
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Randy Newman was a guest on Monday’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The 74-year-old sat for a piano-side chat with the program’s host and performed a pair of songs with the house band The Roots during his ...
Randy Newman "Harps and Angels" Now on Vinyl via Nonesuch Records
  –  December 22, 2017
According to NPR, “Singer and composer Randy Newman’s wry and sometimes raw musical commentary has become a big part of the American cultural landscape.” The Los Angeles Times says “Newman is a brilliant songwriter who, like Paul Simon and a few ...
VIDEO: Randy Newman Performs, Talks Career on TONIGHT SHOW
  –  December 19, 2017
On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy settled behind Randy Newman's piano for a discussion about the acclaimed composer's signature piano shuffles, writing Three Amigos with Lorne Michaels and Steve Martin and the song both Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand ...
Jimmy Fallon Has a Piano-Side Chat with Randy Newman
  –  December 19, 2017
Jimmy settles behind Randy Newman's piano for a discussion about the acclaimed composer's signature piano shuffles, writing Three Amigos with Lorne Michaels and Steve Martin and the song both Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand rejected.

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