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Johann Johannsson Named Composer of the Year : World Soundtrack Awards:

Johann Johannsson | Photo credit: Jonatan Gretarsson

The World Soundtrack Awards in Ghent Belgium has awarded Johann Johannsson the Composer of the Year Award, in recognition of his outstanding work on his compositions in the past year including Mandy, his final score.  This is the second consecutive year that Johann has won Composer of the Year at the World Soundtrack Awards.  Congratulations to all the winners and nominees this year!  

RELATED: About the Johann Johannsson Foundation

Collaborator Hildur Guðnadóttir accepts the posthumous award on behalf of Johann Johannsson and his family:

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Composers Bear McCreary And Ben Lovett Receive Prestigious WSA Discovery Of The Year Nominations!

The Boy Soundtrack, Synchronicity Soundtrack

Lakeshore Records congratulates Bear McCreary (10 Cloverfield Lane, The Boy), and Ben Lovett (Synchronicity) on their World Soundtrack Awards Discovery Of The Year nominations!

The Discovery of the Year Award is aimed at encouraging emerging talent, who have scored not more than six feature films (commercially released in theatres) in total. Besides receiving the award, the winner will perform at the 17th WSAwards in 2017.  Congrats to all the nominees this year!

The 16th World Soundtrack Awards Gala will be held Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Capitole Ghent. Central guests attending include Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jeff Beal, Jeff Russo, Sean Callery, John Lunn, Alex Heffes, Daniel Pemberton and many more!

Tickets available at: worldsoundtrackawards.com and sherpa.be.

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Academy Award® Nominee Carter Burwell And Emmy Award® Nominee Mac Quayle Among 2016 World Soundtrack Awards Nominees!


The prestigious annual World Soundtrack Awards is around the corner, and there’s no time like the present to cast your vote on Film Composer of the Year! The World Soundtrack Awards just announced this year’s nominees for Best Film Composer, Best TV Composer and Best Original Song!  See below for the list.

Go to World Soundtrack Awards online here to vote in the WSA Public Choice Award for your favorite Lakeshore Records soundtracks!

Carter Burwell (Anomalisa, Hail Caesar!, Legend, The Family Fang, The Finest Hours) – Best Film Composer

Carter Burwell & Charlie Kaufman, Performed by Tom Noonan: “None Of Them Are You” from Anomalisa – Best Original Song written directly for a Film

Mac Quayle (The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story, American Horror Story, Mr. Robot) – Best TV Composer

The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Wednesday, October 19, the closing night of the Ghent International Film Festival.  See the full list at Film Music Reporter!

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Celebrating “Drive” Composer Cliff Martinez At The 14th World Soundtrack Awards Concert!

Lakeshore Records congratulates acclaimed film composer Cliff Martinez who was honored at the 14th World Soundtrack Awards Concert following the 41st Film Fest Gent in Belgium held on October 25.  His career as a composer was marked by a live performance featuring some of his most recognized scores.

Composer Cliff Martinez Honored at World Soundtrack Awards in Ghent.

Cliff has a long history with Lakeshore dating back to Wicker Park on through to his recent score for The Lincoln Lawyer as well as the critically acclaimed and commercially successful Drive which has been named one of the “40 Movie Soundtracks That Changed Alternative Music” by Spin Magazine.

“An aughties soundtrack so popular among music fanatics that multiple record companies thought it was a fine idea to drop it on vinyl? That’s that Gosling magic. Drive‘s car film noir was scored into a dreamlike state by ex-Beefheart drummer Cliff Martinez…”

Head over to World Soundtrack Awards for more information.

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