On Sunday, February 24, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt, alongside co-writers Lady Gaga and Mark Ronson, received the Oscar for Original Song at the 91st Academy Awards — adding to an ever-growing list of accolades that includes two GRAMMYs, a Golden Globe, and a Critics' Choice Award. Performed by Gaga and Bradley Cooper for the acclaimed motion picture A Star is Born, the film itself also received a 2019 BAFTA award for Original Music. Both the song and movie have furthermore won the hearts of audiences and critics, spending 112 days at number one on the Worldwide iTunes Song Chart and topping the charts in dozens of countries around the globe.
Considered an Oscar frontrunner as soon as nominees were announced, "Shallow" did not fall short of expectations. The award was accepted by Anthony, Andrew, Mark, and Gaga. "My heart is exploding with gratitude," Anthony exclaimed for the "thank you cam" backstage, after Gaga gave the most recent of many touching acceptance speeches for the song. Walking on stage from their seats in the audience without an introduction, Gaga and Cooper also gave a moving and incredibly intimate performance of their celebrated duet that reportedly garnered two standing ovations.
On February 10, "Shallow" took home two awards on the 61st Annual GRAMMYs: Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Song Written For Visual Media. Gaga also performed a stirring solo rendition of the song with a band that included Anthony, Andrew, and Mark.
Critics' Choice Awards
At the Critics' Choice Awards on January 13, Anthony accepted the award for Best Song alongside Gaga. “This means the world to us," she exclaimed. "I’ll never forget when we wrote this song together with Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt.”
All four writers accepted the Golden Globe in January, with second-time winner Gaga delivering the first in a line of heartfelt acceptance speeches. “As a woman, it is really hard to be taken seriously as a musician and as a songwriter. These three incredible men lifted me up and supported me,” she said about her co-writers.
Gaga also shared some more words about the win on social media: “Me, @iammarkronson, @antmundo and @wyattish are floored by this win," she wrote in an Instagram caption. "Just a couple of kids that love making music, and we got to do it for this breathtaking film.”
I am so beyond grateful for this Golden Globe & honored to have won it w/ @MarkRonson @Wyattish , Anthony Rossomando and to have sang it with Bradley Cooper. I also could not be happier for Glenn Close winning tonight. She is a true legend and deserves every award. Thank you HFPA pic.twitter.com/Dpw2QNmFD3— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) January 7, 2019
Congratulations to the writing quartet came from across industries.
#Shallow from #AStarIsBorn wins Best Original Song at the #GoldenGlobes! Congrats to #ASCAP member Anthony Rossomando (@killRossomando) for co-writing the track alongside @ladygaga, @MarkRonson and @Wyattish 🏆 pic.twitter.com/smn7TcBI30— ASCAP (@ASCAP) January 7, 2019
Many, like music publicist and SiriusXM radio host Eric Alper, predicted the song's eventual Oscar win immediately.
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper wins Best Original Song for 'Shallow' at the #GoldenGlobes, written by Gaga with Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt.— Eric Alper (@ThatEricAlper) January 7, 2019
Mark it down, the Oscar is going to them, too. pic.twitter.com/cGg4zgsaWM
Downtown is proud to represent Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt, and sends our congratulations to the entire team behind A Star is Born.
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article announcing the Golden Globes win was published prior to adding information about additional awards and nominations.