World Soundtrack Awards 2021: Daniel Pemberton, Nicholas Britell, Benji Merrison + More Take Home Wins!

Photo: Jeroen Willems.

The World Soundtrack Awards held its ceremony last weekend and here are the winners: Congratulations goes out to Daniel Pemberton, who was honored with the Composer of the Year Award  for his work on The Trial of the Chicago 7, Enola Holmes, and Rising Phoenix. Also in the winner’s circle this year are Nicholas Britell, who won Best Original Song for “Call me Cruella,” (shared with Florence Welch, Steph Jones, Jordan Powers and Taura Stinson), and Composer Benji Merrison (SAS: Rise of the Black Swan) on his Public Choice Award win! 

View the full winner’s list and acceptance speeches below or read the full recap at WSA online!  Congratulations to all the winners and nominees this year!

Film Composer of the Year
Daniel Pemberton, Enola Holmes, Rising Phoenix, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Television Composer of the Year
Carlos Rafael Rivera, Hacks (Season 1), The Queen’s Gambit

Best Original Song
“Call me Cruella” from Disney’s Cruella, Nicholas Britell, Florence Welch, Steph Jones, Jordan Powers & Taura Stinson

Discovery of the Year
Nainita Desai, The Reason I Jump

Public Choice Award
SAS: Red Notice, Benji Merrison

Sabam Award for Best Original Composition by a Young Composer
Dougal Kemp

Lifetime Achievement Award
Eleni Karaindrou

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