Golden Globe Awards for 2008

The Awards season has started as usual with the Golden Globes. The winners (listed first in bold) and nominees in the music categories for 2008 films, announced on January 11th 2009:

  • 2008 Original Score
  • Slumdog Millionaire by A.R. Rahman
    Changeling by Clint Eastwood
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by Alexandre Desplat
    Defiance by James Newton Howard
    Frost/Nixon by Hans Zimmer

  • 2008 Original Song
  • "The Wrestler" by Bruce Springsteen from The Wrestler
    "I Thought I Lost You" by Miley Cyrus and Jeffrey Steele from Bolt
    "Once in a Lifetime" by Beyoncé Knowles, Amanda Ghost, Scott McFarmon, Ian Dench, James Dring and Jody Street from Cadillac Records
    "Gran Torino" by Clint Eastwood, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood and Michael Stevens from Gran Torino
    "Down to Earth" by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman from Wall-E

Here is the official HFPA site, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association who organise the Golden Globe Awards.

BAFTA Awards for 2008

The BAFTA nominees were published on January 15th, and the winner was presented at the awards ceremony on Sunday February 8th 2009.

Here is the official BAFTA site, the British Academy of Film and Television Awards.

Oscar Awards for 2008

The Oscar nominees were announced on January 22nd and the winners presented at the oscar awards ceremony on Sunday February 22nd 2009:

Here is the official Oscars site from AMPAS, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

For previous winners and nominations for the music-related academy awards see our Film Music Oscars page on mfiles.