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Oscars 2022: The Power of the Dog Tops Nominations, Being The Ricardos, Robin Robin and More Are Honored!

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.

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Oscars 2020: Laura Dern Wins Best Supporting Actress!

Marriage Story Soundtrack - Randy Newman | Lakeshore Records

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.

#Oscars Moment: @LauraDern wins Best Supporting Actress for @MarriageStory. pic.twitter.com/g8cn8KoRMo — The Academy (@TheAcademy) February 10, 2020

Soundtrack available now on Digital, Vinyl and CD: [Download/Listen/Buy]

Marriage Story Soundtrack - Randy Newman | Lakeshore Records
Marriage Story Soundtrack CD - Randy Newman | Lakeshore Records

Academy Award® Winner MARRIAGE STORY is now streaming on Netflix.

It’s official! #Oscars pic.twitter.com/RI8wiLMmNU — The Academy (@TheAcademy) February 10, 2020

Stream The Golden Globe Nominated Best Score & Song Nominees on Spotify!

Golden Globes 2020 Spotify Playlist | Film Music Daily

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.

Do you have a favorite film composer?  Let us know in the comments below!

Nightcrawler: James Newton Howard-Scored Film Receives Academy Award Nomination

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

Read the full Top Ten list at Badass Digest.

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Nightcrawler (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack): iTunes | Buy CD

James Newton Howard - Nightcrawler (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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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).


8 Film Scores Released By Lakeshore Records Qualify For Oscar Nominations!

The list of film scores which qualify to be nominated for an Academy Award is out and eight (8) Lakeshore Records releases are on the list: Dolphin Tale 2 (Rachel Portman), Draft Day (John Debney), Girl On A Bicycle (Craig Richey), Merchants of Doubt (Mark Adler), Nightcrawler (James Newton Howard), The One I Love (Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans), Tracks (Garth Stevenson) and Walking With The Enemy (Timothy Williams).  We look forward to seeing our favorite composers receive their Oscar® nominations!  We are so proud of their amazing contribution to the motion picture industry and to their craft in film scoring.  The Oscar nominations will be announced on January 15.  Read the full list at Variety.

Oscar Nomination Qualifiers For Film Scores 2015

“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

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