Winners and nominees
The 8th Academy Awards saw almost twice as many nominees (13) as the 9th and 10th Academy Awards (7), and unlike the last two times this award was given out there were 3 films (those being Gold Diggers of 1935, King of Burlesque, and Top Hat) nominated for two different dances, although neither of them won the Academy Award.
- Broadway Melody of 1936 - "I've Got a Feeling You're Fooling"
- Folies Bergère de Paris - "Straw Hat"
- Gold Diggers of 1935 - "Lullaby of Broadway"
- Gold Diggers of 1935 - "The Words Are In My Heart"
- Go into Your Dance - "Latin from Manhattan"
- Broadway Hostess - "Playboy from Paree"
- King of Burlesque - "Lovely Lady"
- King of Burlesque - "Too Good To Be True"
- Top Hat - "Piccolino"
- Top Hat - "Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails"
- The Big Broadcast of 1936 - "It's the Animal in Me"
- All the King's Horses - "Viennese Waltz"
- She - "Hall of Kings"
- The Great Ziegfeld - "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody"