Original score
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Alexandre Desplat

"Defiance," James Newton Howard

"Milk," Danny Elfman

WINNER: "Slumdog Millionaire," A.R. Rahman

"WALL-E," Thomas Newman

Original song
"Down to Earth" from "WALL-E," music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman, lyrics by Peter Gabriel

WINNER:"Jai Ho" from "Slumdog Millionaire," music by A.R. Rahman, lyrics by Gulzar

"O Saya" from "Slumdog Millionaire," music and lyrics by A.R. Rahman and Maya Arulpragasam