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1975:
First feature film credit, the songs used in "The Commitment"
1976:
His song, "Looks Like We Made It" (written with Richard Kerr) was a hit for Barry Manilow
1978:
Had second hit recorded by Manilow, "Somewhere in the Night" (also written with Richard Kerr)
1980:
Received first Oscar nomination for Best Original Song for "People Alone" from "The Competition"; co-written with Lalo Schifrin
1982:
Won Oscar for Best Song, "Up Where We Belong" from "An Officer and a Gentleman"
:
Co-wrote several song with Christopher Cross
1986:
Shared Grammy Award nomination with Steve Winwood for their song "Higher Love"
1988:
First feature collaboration with James Horner, "The Land Before Time"
1991:
Reteamed with Horner on "An American Tail: Fievel Goes West"
1993:
Shared Grammy Award for Song of the Year with Eric Clapton for "Tears in Heaven"
1997:
Fourth film with Horner, James Cameron's "Titanic"; wrote lyrics to hit song "My Heart Will Go On" recorded by Celine Dion; received Oscar as Best Song
1999:
Again collaborated with Horner on "Then You Look at Me", the theme for "Bicentennial Man", recorded by Celine Dion
2001:
Reteamed with James Horner to write "All Love Can Be" for "A Beautiful Mind"

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