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Golden Globe Awards 2016 (for 2015 Films)

Most of the main film awards take place during January and February. At mfiles we take an understandable interest in the film music categories, and the Season kicks off as usual with the Golden Globes. The nominations for the 73rd Golden Globes were announced on December 10th 2015, and the winners (listed first) were presented on January 10th 2016. In the Music categories these were:

  • 2015 Original Score
  • The Hateful Eight by Ennio Morricone
    Carol by Carter Burwell
    Steve Jobs by Daniel Pemberton
    The Danish Girl by Alexandre Desplat
    The Revenant by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto

  • 2015 Original Song
  • "Writing's On The Wall" by Sam Smith and James Napes from Spectre
    "Love Me Like You Do" by Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ali Payami, Tove Lo & Ilya Salmanzadeh from Fifty Shades of Grey
    "See You Again" by Justin Franks, Andrew Cedar, Charlie Puth & Wiz Khalifa from Furious 7
    "One Kind of Love" by Brian Wilson and Scott Montgomery Bennett from Love & Mercy
    "Simple Song #3" by David Lang from Youth

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

BAFTA Awards 2016 (for 2015 Films)

Nominations for the 69th BAFTA film awards were confirmed on January 8th, and the winner (listed first) presented at the awards ceremony on Sunday February 14th:

BAFTA do not have a Song Category. However the BAFTA Video Game awards are a separate event and the winners for these awards were presented on 7th April. "Everybody's Gone to the Rapture" also won the "Audio Achievement" category:

  • 2015 Game Music
  • Everybody's Gone to the Rapture by Development Team
    Batman: Arkham Knight by Development Team
    Assassin's Creed Syndicate by Development Team
    Ori and the Blind Forest by Gareth Coker
    Fallout 4 by Development Team
    Halo 5: Guardians by Kazuma Jinnouchi, Nobuko Toda, Peter Cobbin

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

Oscar Awards 2016 (for 2015 Films)

The nominations for the Music Categories of the 88th Oscars were announced on January 14th, and the winners (listed first) were presented at the oscar awards ceremony on Sunday February 28th 2015:

  • 2015 Original Score
  • The Hateful Eight by Ennio Morricone
    Bridge of Spies by Thomas Newman
    Carol by Carter Burwell
    Sicario by Jóhann Jóhannsson
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens by John Williams

  • 2015 Original Song
  • "Writing's On The Wall" by Sam Smith and James Napes from Spectre
    "Earned It" – Music and Lyrics by Ahamad Balshe (Belly), Stephan Moccio, Jason "Daheala" Quenneville, Abel Tesfaye (The Weeknd) from Fifty Shades of Grey
    "Manta Ray" – Music by J. Ralph, Lyrics by Antony Hegarty from Racing Extinction
    "Simple Song #3" – Music and Lyrics by David Lang from Youth
    "Til It Happens to You" – Music and Lyrics by Lady Gaga and Diane Warren from The Hunting Ground

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.