The Season of major film awards kicks off as usual with the Golden Globes. The nominations for the Music Categories of the 69th Golden Globes were announced on December 15th 2011, and the winners (in bold) were presented on January 15th 2012:
"Masterpiece" by Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry from W.E
"Hello Hello" by Elton John and Bernie Taupin from Gnomeo & Juliet
"The Keeper" by Chris Cornell from Machine Gun Preacher
"Lay Your Head Down" by Brian Byrne and Glenn Close from Albert Nobbs
"The Living Proof" by Thomas Newman, Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas from The Help
Here is the official HFPA site, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association who organise the Golden Globe Awards.
The BAFTA film nominations were confirmed on January 17th, and the winner was presented at the awards ceremony on Sunday February 12th 2011.
The BAFTA video game awards are a separate event held a few weeks after the film awards. The nominations in the original music category were confirmed earlier this year, and the winner was announced at the video game awards ceremony on Friday 16th March.
L.A. Noire by Andrew Hale and Simon Hale
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations by Jesper Kyd and Lorne Balfe
Batman: Arkham City by Nick Arundel, Jamie Walker and Sefton Hill
Deus Ex: Human Revolution by Michael McCann
The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim by Jeremy Soule
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception by Greg Edmonson
Here is the official BAFTA site, the British Academy of Film and Television Awards.
The nominations for the Music Categories of the 84th Oscars were announced on January 24th and the winners presented at the oscar awards ceremony on Sunday February 26th 2012:
"Man or Muppet" by Bret McKenzie from The Muppets
"Real in Rio" by Sergio Mendes, Carlinhos Brown and Siedah Garrett from Rio
Here is the official Oscars site from AMPAS, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
For winners and nominations in previous years for the music-related academy awards see our Film Music Oscars page on mfiles.