Highlights from the Oscar winners for best original song since the 1970s. An asterisk indicates the song also reached the top spot on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart:

1971 — "Theme from Shaft" from "Shaft"*

1972 — "The Morning After" from "The Poseidon Adventure"*

1973 — "The Way We Were" from "The Way We Were"*

1976 — "Evergreen (Love Theme From A Star Is Born)" from "A Star Is Born"*

1977 — "You Light Up My Life" from "You Light Up My Life"*

1978 — "Last Dance" from "Thank God It's Friday"

1980 — "Fame" from "Fame"

1981 — "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" from "Arthur"*

1982 — "Up Where We Belong" from "An Officer and a Gentleman"*

1983 — "Flashdance ... What a Feeling" from "Flashdance"*

1984 — "I Just Called to Say I Love You" from "The Woman in Red"*

1985 — "Say You, Say Me" from "White Knights"*

1986 — "Take My Breath Away" from "Top Gun"*

1987 — "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" from "Dirty Dancing"*

1988 — "Let the River Run" from "Working Girl"

1991 — "Beauty and the Beast" from "Beauty and the Beast"

1992 — "A Whole New World" from "Aladdin"*

1993 — "Streets of Philadelphia" from "Philadelphia"

1994 — "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" from "The Lion King"

1997 — "My Heart Will Go On" from "Titanic"*

1999 — "You'll Be in My Heart" from "Tarzan"