“Somewhere Out There“ is a song written by James Horner, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, which originally appeared in the 1986 animated film An American Tail. The single was performed by singers Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram.
At the 30th Grammy Awards, the song won two awards, one for Song of the Year and the other for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television. It also earned nominations for Best Original Song at the 44th Golden Globe Awards and the 59th Academy Awards, but lost both to Take My Breath Away from Top Gun. At the Academy Awards ceremony, Natalie Cole performed the song live with James Ingram.