Awards

Saadiq, Zimmer, Top Hollywood Music in Media Noms

Saadiq, Zimmer, Top Hollywood Music in Media Noms

Hans Zimmer and Raphael Saadiq topped the list of nominees for the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, with three each. There were six double-noms: Lorne Balfe, Nicholas Britell, Mychael Danna, Laura Karpman, Diane Warren and Rupert Gregson-Williams, who had two. The HMMA’s honor music in film, TV, videogames, commercials and trailers in a total of 19 categories, […]

Jóhannsson, Britell WSA Winners

Jóhannsson, Britell WSA Winners

Jóhann Jóhannsson, Nicholas Britell and Rupert Gregson-Williams were the big winners at 17th World Soundtrack Awards in Ghent, Belgium Wednesday. Jóhannsson took honors as best film composer of the year for Arrival and Gregson-Williams, who scored The Crown was voted top television composer. David Shire received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his entire career. Guest […]

Round One of Grammy Voting Begins Today

Round One of Grammy Voting Begins Today

The awards process for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards begins today with 22,030 entries received by the Recording Academy consideration, with nominations to be announced Nov. 28. The total marks an increase from last year’s 21,719 submissions. Entries were due Aug. 23 and have since undergone a vetting process to verify eligibility in preparation for […]

Minor Miracle in Music Direction Emmy Category

Minor Miracle in Music Direction Emmy Category

Rickey Minor has won the Emmy for music direction for the epic ABC special Taking The Stage: African American Music And Stories That Changed America, with rapper Common taking the trophy for music and lyrics for the song “Letter to the Free” at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Saturday night. In an extremely competitive category, […]

MTV VMAs Ratings Down

MTV VMAs Ratings Down

The 34th annual MTV Video Music Awards took a 16 percent dip among viewers 18-34 demo, scoring a 4.46 rating and about 6 million viewers on Sunday. That’s a smaller  decline than the 34 percent nosedive of 2016, when 6.5 million 18-34 viewers tuned in, for an overall 5.33 rating. Last year, network parent Viacom touted […]

World Soundtrack Awards in Tune with Emmys

World Soundtrack Awards in Tune with Emmys

The first first wave of the 2017 World Soundtrack Award Nominees includes four of this year’s Emmy nominated composers in the Best TV Composer of the Year category. Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein of Stranger Things, Westworld’s Ramin Djawadi, The Crown’s Rupert Gregson-Williams and Feud’s Mac Quayle made the list. Better Call Saul’s Dave Porter also received a […]

Music Emmys Set for Creative Arts Telecast Sept. 16

Music Emmys Set for Creative Arts Telecast Sept. 16

The Television Academy announced today that the six music-specific Emmy awards categories will be presented at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies. The Creative Arts ceremonies, honoring outstanding artistic and technical achievements in television, will take place over two consecutive nights — Saturday, September 9, and Sunday, September 10 — at the Microsoft Theater in […]

Emmy by the PROs

Emmy by the PROs

Who’s got the clout when it comes to TV music? As it turns out, this year, ASCAP and BMI are almost evenly divided, with ASCAP representing 24 of the nominees in the six music categories, and BMI laying claim to 21. “We are thrilled that ASCAP has taken the lion’s share of this year’s Emmy […]

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