The 2022 Academy Awards nominations are in, and The Power of the Dog (Netflix) leads with 12 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director (Jane Campion) and Best Score (Jonny Greenwood)! Also receiving nominations are Being The Ricardos (Amazon Studios), and Robin Robin (Aardman/Netflix). View the full list of nominees at the Oscars website. Listen to the soundtracks below.
It’s going to be an exciting year at The Oscars: who will you be rooting for? Congratulations to all the nominees this year! The 94th Academy Awards will air on March 27 on ABC.
Lakeshore Records congratulates soundtrack partner Marriage Story on the Academy Award® win for Best Supporting Actress (Laura Dern)! The critically-acclaimed Noah Baumbach film (The Meyerowitz Stories, The Squid and the Whale) has won 115 awards including Golden Globes, BAFTA, Film Independent Spirit (aka Indie Spirit Awards), the Gotham Awards, and received 222 nominations. Additional highlights include AFI naming Marriage Story the Movie of the Year and the Indie Spirit Awards bestowed the Robert Altman Award, presented to the ensemble cast, director and casting director of a film.
For the film’s composer, Randy Newman, 22-time Academy Award Nominee and 2-time Oscar Winner, he was named Composer of the Year at the Hollywood Film Awards. In addition to his Academy Award Best Score nomination, he won Best Score at the New York Film Critics Association and dozens of nominations from the Golden Globes, the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Hollywood Music In Media Awards and more. See below for album listening links and more.
For this year’s Golden Globe® nominations, we take this time to recognize the Best Score and Best Song nominees! We present the Film Music Daily Golden Globe 2020 Score & Song Nominees Spotify Playlist featuring Outstanding Original Score nominees Marriage Story (Randy Newman), Motherless Brooklyn(Daniel Pemberton), Joker (Hildur Guanadottir), Little Women (Alexandre Desplat) and 1917 (Thomas Newman, coming soon); and Outstanding Original Song nominees “Into The Unknown” from Frozen 2 (Idina Menzel and AURORA), “Spirit” from The Lion King (Beyonce), “Stand Up” from Harriet (Cynthia Erivo), and “Beautiful Ghosts” from the motion picture Cats (Taylor Swift).
It was just announced that all four Best Score nominees and the songs “Into The Unknown”, “Spirit”, and “Stand Up” have been added to the Oscars shortlist and will advance to the voting round! Join us in celebrating the Golden Globe® Best Score and Best Song nominees: listen to these critically-acclaimed soundtracks and songs now on Spotify.
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Congratulations goes to Nightcrawler’s Dan Gilroy for his Academy Award nomination in Writing (Original Screenplay)! This James Newton Howard-scored film received critical acclaim since its premiere at Toronto International Film Festival in September.
And speaking of James Newton Howard, film music critic “Scorekeeper” named his score for Nightcrawler one of the Top Ten Film Scores of 2014:
What I love most about Howard’s music for Nightcrawler is its ability to perfectly convey a strong degree of “creepy curiosity.” I’m also tickled that Howard’s main theme is actually quite victorious. It’s absolutely appropriate for a hero or principle protagonist which Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) certainly isn’t…or is he? That’s the philosophical revolving door at the heart of this film which makes it one of my favorites of the year.” – Brian Satterwhite
We congratulate all the Academy Award nominees! Read the full list at Oscars.org. The 87th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, February 22, held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center. Watch the Oscars® on ABC live beginning at 7e/3p (check local listings).
“Dolphin Tale 2,” Rachel Portman, composer
“Draft Day,” John Debney, composer
“Girl on a Bicycle,” Craig Richey, composer
“Merchants of Doubt,” Mark Adler, composer
“Nightcrawler,” James Newton Howard, composer
“The One I Love,” Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans, composers
“Tracks,” Garth Stevenson, composer
“Walking With the Enemy,” Timothy Williams, composer