‘La La Land’ Scores 4 Hollywood Music in Media Noms

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone make beautiful music in La La Land. (Photo: Dale Robinette)

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone make beautiful music in La La Land. (Photo: Dale Robinette)

Damien Chazelle’s song-and-dance musical  romance La La Land tops the list of Hollywood Music in Media Awards nominations, with four, including Best Original Feature Film Score for composer Justin Hurwitz, a Best Music Supervision entry for Steven Gizicki, Jason Ruder, and Best Song nods to “Audition” and “City of Stars.”

Tied with three nominations each are Warner Bros.’ Suicide Squad, Disney’s Moana and DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls.

The 7th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards will take place Nov. 17 at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood. A leading showcase for excellence in film, television, videogames and commercials, the HMMA honors mainstream and emerging artists around the globe.

Nominees are compiled by a body of working professionals in a range of music-specific and related fields. Winners are selected by members of the Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL), The Television Academy, the AMPAS Music Branch, NARAS, and other executives and experts.

A complete list of 2016 Hollywood Music in Media nominees follows:

ORIGINAL SCORE – FEATURE FILM
• Nicholas Britell (Moonlight)
• Rupert Gregson-Williams (Hacksaw Ridge)
• Justin Hurwitz (La La Land)
• Henry Jackman (Birth of a Nation)
• Mica Levi (Jackie)
• Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka (Lion)

ORIGINAL SCORE – SI-FI/FANTASY FILM
• John Debney (The Jungle Book)
• Michael Giacchino (Doctor Strange)
• Jóhann Jóhannsson (Arrival)
• Bear McCreary (10 Cloverfield Lane)
• John Ottman (X-Men: Apocalypse)
• David Wingo (Midnight Special)

ORIGINAL SCORE – ANIMATED FILM
• Alexandre Desplat (Rhe Secret Life of Pets)
• Michael Giacchino (Zootopia)
• Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mark Mancina, Opetaia Foa’i (Moana)
• Thomas Newman (Finding Dory)
• Heitor Pereira (Angry Birds)
• Hans Zimmer and Richard Harvey (The Little Prince)

ORIGINAL SCORE – DOCUMENTARY
• Mark Adler (Command and Control)
• Nick Cave and Warren Ellis (MARS)
• Crystal Grooms Mangano (Asperger’s Are Us)
• Ryan Miller (Tig)
• Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Gustavo Santaolalla, Mogwai (Before the Flood)

ORIGINAL SCORE – INDEPENDENT FILM
• Isaias Garcia (Quarries)
• Scott Glasgow (The Curse Of Sleeping Beauty)
• Mark Isham (Mr. Church)
• Atti Pacsay (The Carer)
• Nicolas Techer (The Roots of Men)

ORIGINAL SCORE – SHORT
• Sam Cardon (Overwatch: The Last Bastion)
• Pablo Croissier (Lookouts)
• Manel Gil-Inglada  (EVO)
• Mariano Saulino (The Talk)
• Alan Williams (The Lion and the Mouse)
• Christoph Zirngibl (Refugee Blues)

SONG – FEATURE FILM
• “Audition”  (La La Land) Written by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, performed by Emma Stone
• “City of Stars” (La La Land) Written by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, performed by Ryan Gosling
• “Dancing with Your Shadow” (PO) Written by Burt Bacharach, performed by Sheryl Crow
• “Down With Mary” (Too Late) Written & performed by John Hawkes
• “Rules Don’t Apply” (Rules Don’t Apply) Written by Eddie Adkins and Lorraine Feather, performed by Lily Collins
• “Runnin’” (Hidden Figures) Written and performed by Pharrell Williams

SONG – ANIMATED FILM
• “Can’t Stop The Feeling” (Trolls) Written by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback. Performed by Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick
• “Faith” (Sing) Written by Ryan Tedder, Stevie Wonder, Francis Farewell Starlight; Performed by Stevie Wonder feat. Ariana Grande
• “The Great Beyond” (Sausage Party) Written by Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, Seth Rogan, Evan Goldberg. Performed by Sausage Party Cast
• “Try Everything” (Zootopia) Written by Sia, Mikkel Storleer Erikse n and Tor Erik Hermansen. Performed by Shakira
• “We Know the Way” (Moana) Written by Mark Mancina, Opetaia Foa’i, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Performed by Lin-Manuel Miranda

SONG – SCIFI/FANTASY FILM
• “Just Like Fire” (Alice Through the Looking Glass) Written by Pink, Max Martin, Shellback and Oscar Holter. Performed by Pink
• “Scars” (Allegiant) Written and performed by Tove Lo
• “Sledgehammer” (Star Trek Beyond) Written by Sia Furler, Robyn Fenty and Jesse Shatkin, performed by Rihanna
• “Sucker for Pain” (Suicide Squad) Written and performed by Lil Wayne, Wiz Kahlifa, Imagine Dragons, Ty Dolla Sign and Logic , featuring X Ambassadors
• “Wish That You Were Here” (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children) Written and Performed by Florence and the Machine

SONG – DOCUMENTARY
• “A Minute to Breathe” (Before the Flood) Written and performed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
• “Flicker” (Audrie & Daisy) Written and performed by Tori Amos
• “Letter to the Free” (13th) Written and performed by Common
• “MARS” (MARS) Written & Performed by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
• “The Empty Chair” (Jim: The James Foley Story) Written by J. Ralph and Sting, performed by Sting
• “Words” (Tig) Written and performed by Sharon Van Etten

SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
• Deadpool – Various Artists (Milan Records)
How to Be Single – Various Artists (Watertower Records)
Sing – Various Artists (Republic Records)
Suicide Squad  – Various Artists  (Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records)
The Nice Guys ­ – Various Artists  (Lakeshore Records)
Trolls ­ – Various Artists  (RCA)

MAIN TITLE – TV SHOW / DIGITAL SERIES
• Rodrigo Amarante (“Narcos”) Netflix
• Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein (“Stranger Things”) Netflix
• Victor Reyes (“The Night Manager”) AMC
• Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad (“Marvel’s Luke Cage”) Netflix
• Hans Zimmer (“The Crown”) Netflix

ORIGINAL SCORE – TV SHOW / MINI SERIES
• Sean Callery (“Minority Report”) Fox
• Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein (“Stranger Things”) Netflix
• Alex Heffes and Phillip Miller (“Roots”) History Channel
• James Newton Howard (“All the Way”) HBO
• Mac Quayle (“Mr. Robot”) USA
• Jeff Russo (“Fargo”) FX

ORIGINAL SCORE – VIDEO GAME
• Akihiko Narita (Resident Evil 6)
• Austin Wintory (ABZU)
• Derek Duke and Neal Acree (Overwatch)
• Jason Graves (Far Cry: Primal)
• Jonathan Wandag (Song of the Deep)
• Russell Brower, Neal Acree, Sam Carton, Edo Guidotti, Glenn Stafford (World of Warcraft: Legion)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – TELEVISION
• Meghan Currier, Randall Poster (“Viny”l)
• Stephanie Diaz-Matos, Leon Doyle Bromell (“The Get Down”)
• Jack Dolgen (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”)
• Nora Felder (“Stranger Things”)
• Jennifer Ross (“Empire”)
• Robin Urdang (“Younger”)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – FILM
• Gabe Helfer (Suicide Squad)
• John Houlihan (Deadpool)
• Dave Jordan, Jojo Villanueva (Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life)
• Julianne Jordan, Julia Michels, Justin Timberlake (Trolls)
• Jojo Villanueva (Sing)
• Steven Gizicki, Jason Ruder (La La Land)

SONG/SCORE – MOBILE VIDEO GAME
• Nima Fakhrara 1979 Revolution (iNK Stories)
• Jesper Kyd, Lorne Balfe, Brian Tyler, main theme arranger: Jeff Broadbent Assassin’s Creed Identity (Ubisoft)
• Ryan Richko, additional music by Joona Latti Memory Match and Catch (Squish Studios)
• Van Zeng Eternal Arena (Net Ease Games)
• Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe Ngame (Tencent Games)

SONG/SCORE – TRAILER
• Neal Acree Overwatch: Dragons (Blizzard Entertainment)
• Luigi Pulcini Deserted
• Layal Watfeh Slums of India

SONG/SCORE – COMMERCIAL ADVERTISEMENT
• Ivan Capillas – Juntos, podemo s
• Rory Gardiner – Xarelto
• Adrian L. Hernandez – B-52: Three Generations
• Evan Roth – Samsung
• Ivan Ruiz Serrano – Thomas Edison: Nancy’s Son
• Stefano Sacchi – Park Lane Ala Moana

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