Will Iggy Pop Take Home a Golden Globe for “Gold”?

ABC/Randy HolmesWill Iggy Pop take home a Golden Globe this weekend? The music icon's fittingly-named track "Gold," which he recorded for the film of the same name, is up for Best Original Song -- Motion Picture at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards, held this Sunday, January 8.

Pop co-wrote "Gold" alongside Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton, plus Stephen Gaghan and Daniel Pemberton, the director and composer of the film Gold, respectively. The movie, which stars Matthew McConaughey as a man looking for gold in the jungles of Indonesia, opens wide in theaters January 27.

As for who the Godfather of Punk will be competing against for the Golden Globe, the other Best Original Song nominees include Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop the Feeling!" from the film Trolls, Lin-Manuel Miranda's "How Far I'll Go" from Moana, "City of Stars" from La La Land and the Stevie Wonder/Ryan Tedder co-write "Faith" from Sing.

The 2017 Golden Globes will air January 8 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

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