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:
"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.
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:
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.
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:
"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.