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World Soundtrack Awards 2021: Nicholas Britell Secures Television Composer of the Year Nomination!

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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!

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EMMYs 2021: Lakeshore Records Partners Receive 71 Nominations!

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Lakeshore Records congratulates partner productions on this year’s EMMY Nominations! WIth 13 partner productions from film and TV shows receiving recognition from categories such as Outstanding Music Composition, Outstanding Main Title, and more,  the overall 71 nominations do not tell the full story.   “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu) received a tremendous 21 nominations; “Bridgerton“(Netflix) received 12 nominations; “The Underground Railroad” (Amazon) received 7 nominations; Allen v. Farrow (HBO) received 6 nominations; The Social Dilemma documentary (Netflix) received 6 nominations; Halston (Netflix) received 5 nominations; The Umbrella Academy (Netflix) received 4 nominations; Star Trek: Discovery (Paramount+) received 4 nominations, and more.  View the detailed nominations below.

The 73rd annual EMMY Awards take place on September 19 on CBS and Paramount Plus at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET.  View the full nominations list at EMMYs online.

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The Underground Railroad: Join Director Barry Jenkins and Composer Nicholas Britell For The SCL Screening and Q&A!

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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!

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The Underground Railroad: Nicholas Britell Releases Volume 2 & Volume 3 Of His Critically-Acclaimed Score!

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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. 

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