The 2022 Peabody Awards has announced nominees for excellence in storytelling that reflects the social issues and the emerging voices of today. Nominees for productions in the 2021 year include Academy Award-winning Director Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad (Amazon Studios), featuring score by Academy Award Nominee Nicholas Britell; the super buzzworthy Yellowjackets (Showtime), featuring a ’90s-inspired score by Craig Wedren and Anna Waronker, and more!
View the full list of nominees at Variety. Congratulations to all the nominees this year! The 2022 Peabody Awards ceremony date is expected to take place in June. Visit the Peabody Awards site for further announcements. Watch the show trailers and listen to the soundtracks (both out now via Lakeshore Records) below.
Lakeshore Records congratulates EMMY-winning composer Nicholas Britell (“Succession”) on his World Soundtrack Awards (WSA) “Television Composer of the Year” nomination for his work on “The Underground Railroad“ (Amazon Studios)! See links below to listen to the Top 10 iTunes Soundtrack and read critics’ reviews.
In addition to this nomination, Nicholas also has an EMMY nomination for Outstanding Music Composition For A Limited Or Anthology Series, Movie Or Special (Original Dramatic Score) for “The Underground Railroad!” The series directed by Academy Award Winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) received seven EMMY nominations in all!
See the full list at the WSA website. The World Soundtrack Awards will take place on October 23, 2021, in Ghent, Belgium. View our previous announcement about the Public Choice Awards in which 9 composers with releases on Lakeshore Records are in the running for the coveted five nomination slots!
Here is your chance to ask your The Underground Railroad questions! Join Academy Award-winning Director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) and Academy Award-nominated Composer Nicholas Britell (Moonlight) for this exclusive event Friday, June 18 (6:30 PM PST) moderated by Franklin Leonard (Founder of The Black List). As usual, this screening and post-show live stream Q&A is free to The Society of Composers & Lyricists (The SCL) members. Head over to The SCL online to register now and find out how you can access this exclusive event.
Nicholas Britell’s score to The Underground Railroad is out now via Lakeshore Records!
If you want to find a great score for a project just by name only, you absolutely need to listen to anything by Nicholas Britell. And a great place to start would be with his music for Barry Jenkins’ latest project, “The Underground Railroad.” – The Playlist.net
More of Nicholas Britell’s highly-anticipated score to Amazon Original The Underground Railroad is now available digitally via Lakeshore Records! Volume 2 and Volume 3 follow his iTunes Top 10 Volume 1 release. See the tracklist and purchase links below and go in for the sonic deep dive you’ve been waiting for.
This week, Lakeshore Records features Nicholas Britell’s Academy Award®-nominated score to Moonlight, the Academy Award® Best Picture Winner of 2017 directed by Barry Jenkins! The unforgettable film which “portrays black gay life in its joy, sadness, and complexity” (The Guardian), also won Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali) and Best Adapted Screenplay (shared with Tarell Alvin McCraney). Britell’s Best Score nomination shared the spotlight with the film’s eight (8) nominations.
If you’ve been dreaming of owning a piece of Oscar® history and collecting a film score masterpiece, consider being among the first 100 to get a free soundtrack download link, courtesy of Lakeshore Records! Details below.