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Randall Stewart "Randy" Newman is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist. He has composed the film scores and wrote the iconic film songs for several Disney films, although mainly for Pixar releases. He won two Academy Awards for Best Original Song for Monsters, Inc. and Toy Story 3.

He was named a Disney Legend in 2007.

His first ever music composition in a Disney hand-drawn animated feature was in The Princess and the Frog.

He performed "We Belong Together" at the 2011 Oscars.

Feature Film Filmography

Year Film Position Subsidiary
1995 Toy Story Music/Songs Written and Performed Pixar
1996 James and the Giant Peach Original Songs/Music Walt Disney Pictures
Skellington Productions
1998 A Bug's Life Music Pixar
1999 Toy Story 2
2001 Monsters, Inc.
2006 Cars Original Score Composed and Conducted
2009 The Princess and the Frog Original Songs and Composed and Conducted/Voice Actor (Cousin Randy) Walt Disney Animation Studios
Walt Disney Pictures
2010 Toy Story 3 Music Composed and Conducted Pixar
2013 Monsters University Original Score Composed and Conducted
2017 Cars 3
2019 Toy Story 4 Music Composed and Conducted

Compositions for Disneyland

Theme Park Song
Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney California Adventure Toy Story Midway Mania!/"You've Got a Friend in Me"


  • Toy Story - Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Score and Best Song "You've Got a Friend in Me"/Won 1 Award
  • A Bug's Life - Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Score/ on 1 Award
  • Toy Story 2 - Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Song "When She Loved Me"/Won 2 Awards
  • Monsters, Inc. - Won Academy Award for Best Original Song "If I Didn't Have You"/Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Score / Won 2 Awards
  • Cars - Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Song "Our Town"/Won 3 Awards
  • Toy Story 3 - Won Academy Award for Best Original Song and World Soundtrack Award for Best Original Song written directly for a Film for the song "We Belong Together"
  • Toy Story 4 - Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Song "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away"



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