Walk the Line is a Grammy Award winning soundtrack from the movie Walk the Line released November 15, 2005 by Wind-Up Records. There are nine songs performed by Joaquin Phoenix, four songs by Reese Witherspoon, one song by Waylon Payne, one song by Johnathan Rice, two songs by Tyler Hilton, and one song by Shooter Jennings. At the Golden Globe Awards Joaquin Phoenix was awarded the Best Actor - Musical or Comedy and Reese Witherspoon was awarded the Best Actress - Musical or Comedy, as well as the film won the Best Picture - Musical or Comedy. Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon also nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor and Best Actress, which Witherspoon won.
Walk the Line is an enhanced CD which also contains two deleted scenes from the film, Phoenix performing "Rock 'n' Roll Ruby" and Phoenix and Witherspoon together near the scene of "Jackson".
The cover features the two stars in an early publicity still, several of which were created (and later included as bonus postcards in the Collector's Edition DVD).
As of May 17, 2006 the soundtrack was certified platinum by the RIAA with over 1,000,000 copies sold.
On February 11, 2007 this album won a Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.
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