News - Bret McKenzie's 'Man or Muppet' wins Best Origial Song at 2012 Oscars

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With only one competitor in the category, Bret McKenzie won an Oscar lat night for his song for "The Muppets" called "Man or Muppet". The track won Best Original Song at the 84th Annual Academy Award, beating out Rio's "Real or Rio". "He's just a normal frog," McKenzie said of Kermit the Frog. "And like many stars here, he's a lot shorter in real life."

The songwriter, who is half of comedy folk duo Flight of the Conchords, also thanked Jim Henson and his team for creating the "magical world" of the Muppets. "It's a true honor to work in the shadows of such legends," he beamed.



Meanwhile, just like at the Golden Globe Awards, Ludovic Bource snagged the Original Score Oscar for "The Artist". Check out below the complete list of honorees of 2012 Oscars.

Best Cinematography: Robert Richardson, "Hugo"
Best Art Direction: Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schavo, "Hugo"
Best Costume Design: Mark Bridges, "The Artist"
Best Makeup: Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland, "The Iron Lady"
Best Foreign Language Film: "A Separation"
Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, "The Help"
Best Editing: Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall, "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"
Best Sound Editing: Phillip Stockton and Eugene Gearty, "Hugo"
Best Sound Mixing: Tom Fleischman and John Midgley, "Hugo"
Best Documentary: "Undefeated"
Best Animated Feature: "Rango"
Best Visual Effects: "Hugo"
Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, "Beginners"
Best Original Score: Ludovic Bource, "The Artist"
Best Original Song: Bret McKenzie, "Man or Muppet"
Best Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, "The Descendants"
Best Original Screenplay: Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"
Best Live Action Short: "The Shore"
Best Documentary Short: "Saving Face"
Best Animated Short: "The Fantastic Flying Books Of Mr. Morris Lessmore"
Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius, "The Artist"
Best Actor: Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"
Best Actress: Meryl Streep, "The Iron Lady"
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