Ellie Goulding's 50 Shades Of Grey song 'Love Me Like You Do' is nominated
Alexandra Pollard

14:46 10th December 2015

The Golden Globes 2016 nominations have just been announced - and Ellie Goulding's 'Love Me Like You Do', Sam Smith's 'Writing On The Wall' and Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' are amongst this year's music nominations.

The nominations for arguably the biggest category, Best Motion Picture Drama, are Carol, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Room and Spotlight. None of those films are about music, but we just thought you might like to know.

Meanwhile, in the category for Best Original Song, 'See You Again' from Furious 7, 'Writing's On The Wall' from Spectre, 'One Kind Of Love' from Love & Mercy, and 'Simple Song #3' from Youth are up against 'Love Me Like You Do' from 50 Shades Of Grey - which, shockingly, wasn't nominated for anything else.

Though 'Love Me Like You Do' was sung by Ellie Goulding, she actually had no hand in writing it. The song was written by fellow pop singer Tove Lo, alongside Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ali Payami and Ilya Salmanzadeh.

Watch the video for 'Love Me Like You Do' below

Meanwhile, in the Best Original Score category, Carol, The Danish Girl, The Hateful Eight, Steve Jobs and The Revenant will battle it out.

Watch a trailer for The Danish Girl below

See the two music category nominations below, and see all nominations here.

Best Original Song

“Love Me Like You Do,” Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ali Payami, Ilya Salmanzadeh (50 Shades of Grey)
“One Kind of Love,” Brian Wilson and Scott Bennett (Love & Mercy)
“See You Again,” Justin Franks, Andrew Cedar, Charlie Puth, Cameron Thomaz (Furious 7)
“Simple Song #3,” David Lang (Youth)
“Writing’s On The Wall,” Sam Smith & Jimmy Napes (Spectre)

Best Original Score

Carter Burwell, Carol
Alexandre Desplat, The Danish Girl
Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight
Daniel Pemberton, Steve Jobs
Ryûichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto, The Revenant

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