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Variety predicts that Jóhann Jóhannsson will win an Oscar on Sunday

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  • Big night ahead Jóhann Jóhannsson is 45 year old Reykjavík born musician and composer. Photo/Sachyn Mital, Wikipedia

The prestigious American entertainment trade publication Variety has predicted that Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson will take home a statue when the Oscars awards will be dished out this coming Sunday in Los Angeles.

Jóhann is nominated in the category Best Original Score for the film The Theory of Everything.

Earlier this year Jóhann took the top honour at the Golden Globe awards for his music to the film and was also been nominated for the BAFTA awards, although not winning.

Read more: Jóhann Jóhannsson scoops an Oscar nomination

Director James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything is the story of one of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s, starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones.

The film received a total of four Oscar nominations.

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