Amanda Jones is a Primetime Emmy® nominee for her score to Apple TV+ ‘Maine’ episode of Home. With her nomination, she made history as the first African-American woman to be nominated for Outstanding Music Composition for a Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Score) this year! If you haven’t already followed all the press coverage of her work on the series or her groundbreaking nomination, we’ve compiled a short list for your convenience below. Have you listened to the soundtrack yet?
This week’s Free Music Fridays features two EMMY®-contenders! Amanda Jones joins the ranks of EMMY® nominees this year for her compositions on Apple TV+’s “Home Season 1: Episode V, Maine!” Her Prime Time EMMY® nomination for Outstanding Composition is getting a lot of attention. Check out her interview with KABC in which she talks about being the first Black female composer nominated for a Primetime EMMY®!
For the News & Documentary EMMY®, Kathryn Bostic received an Outstanding Music Composition nomination for her score to Toni: Morrison: The Pieces I Am, which premiered this past June on American Masters (PBS). Her song, “High Above The Water” from the soundtrack was Oscars shortlisted. Watch the music video below.
Lakeshore Records has released Amanda Jones’ scores from Home Season 1: Episode V, Maine digitally on all major music services. Lakeshore previously released the series soundtrack featuring various artists. This new release features 10 tracks of Amanda’s compositions with seven that were previously unreleased. See the track list and more below.
Lakeshore Records congratulations our friends and partners on their music EMMY Awards® nominations! In our earlier coverage of the EMMYs®, we did not include “When They See Us” and Love, Gilda in the announcement. This brings the new tally of four music nominations, a combined total of 47 nominations overall across 11 partner productions! See album listening links below.
Congratulations to all the nominees this year!
The final round of voting start on August 15 and runs for a full two weeks until Aug. 29.
For the fourth time, the Creative Arts section of the EMMYs® has been split into two ceremonies which will take place on September 14 and 15. The Primetime awards will be handed out on Sept. 22 (GoldDerby).