Golden Globe Awards 2014 (for 2013 Films)

All the main film awards seem to happen during January and February, though the Oscars stretch into the beginning of March this year. At mfiles we take an interest in the film music awards, and the Season kicks off as usual with the Golden Globes. The nominations for the Music Categories of the 70th Golden Globes were announced on December 13th 2013, and the winners (listed first) were presented on January 13th 2014:

  • 2013 Original Score
  • All is Lost by Alex Ebert
    Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom by Alex Heffes
    Gravity by Steven Price
    The Book Thief by John Williams
    12 Years A Slave by Hans Zimmer

  • 2013 Original Song
  • "Atlas" (Coldplay) by Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
    "Let It Go" (Idina Menzel) by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez from Frozen
    "Ordinary Love" (U2) by Bono (Paul Hewson), The Edge (Dave Evans), Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. & Brian Burton from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
    "Please Mr. Kennedy" (Justin Timberlake, Oscar Isaac & Adam Driver) by Ed Rush, George Cromarty, T-Bone Burnett, Justin Timberlake, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen from Inside Llewyn Davis
    "Sweeter Than Fiction" (Taylor Swift) by Jack Antonoff & Taylor Swift from One Chance

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

BAFTA Awards 2014 (for 2013 Films)

The BAFTA film nominations were confirmed on January 8th, and the winners were presented at the awards ceremony on Sunday February 16th. The nominations for the Film Music category are given below with the winner listed first:

BAFTA do not have a Song Category. However the BAFTA video game awards are a separate event held a few weeks after the film awards. The BAFTA Game Music nominations are:

  • 2013 Original Music
  • BioShock Infinite by James Bonney, Garry Schyman
    Tearaway by Kenneth CM Young, Brian D'Oliveira
    The Last of Us by Gustavo Santaolalla
    Super Mario 3D World by Koji Kondo, Mahito Yokota
    Beyond: Two Souls by Lorne Balfe
    Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag by Brian Tyler, Aldo Sampaio

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

Oscar Awards 2014 (for 2013 Films)

The nominations are listed below for the Music Categories of the 86th Oscars, announced on January 16th. The winners will be presented at the oscar awards ceremony on Sunday March 2nd 2014:

  • 2013 Original Score
  • Gravity by Steven Price
    The Book Thief by John Williams
    Her by William Butler and Owen Pallett
    Philomena by Alexandre Desplat
    Saving Mr. Banks by Thomas Newman

  • 2013 Original Song
  • "Let It Go" music and lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez from Frozen
    "Happy" music and lyric by Pharrell Williams from Despicable Me 2
    "The Moon Song" music by Karen O, lyric by Karen O & Spike Jonze From Her
    "Ordinary Love" music by Paul Hewson (Bono), Dave Evans (The Edge), Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen, lyric by Paul Hewson (Bono) from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
    "Alone Yet Not Alone" music by Bruce Broughton, lyric by Dennis Spiegel from Alone Yet Not Alone
    [Note: The above nomination was rescinded by the AMPAS Board of Governors]

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.