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Golden Globe Awards 2017 (for 2016 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 74th Golden Globes were announced on December 12th 2016, and the winners (listed first) were presented on January 8th 2017. In the Music categories these were:

  • 2016 Original Score
  • La La Land by Justin Hurwitz
    Moonlight by Nicholas Britell
    Arrival by Jóhann Jóhannsson
    Lion by Dustin O'Halloran & Hauschka
    Hidden Figures by Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams & Benjamin Wallfisch

  • 2016 Original Song
  • "City of Stars" by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (performed by Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone) from La La Land
    "Faith" by Ryan Tedder, Stevie Wonder and Francis Farewell Starlite (performed by Stevie Wonder featuring Ariana Grande) from Sing
    "Gold" by Stephen Gaghan, Danger Mouse, Daniel Pemberton & Iggy Pop (performed by Danger Mouse and Iggy Pop) from Gold
    "How Far I'll Go" by Lin-Manuel Miranda (performed by Auli'i Cravalho) from Moana
    "Can't Stop the Feeling!" by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback (performed by Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar) from Trolls

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

BAFTA Awards 2017 (for 2016 Films)

Nominations for the 70th BAFTA film awards were confirmed on January 10th, and the winner (listed first) was presented at the awards ceremony on Sunday February 12th:

BAFTA do not have a Song Category. However the BAFTA Video Game awards is a separate event where winners (listed first below) were presented on 6th April.

  • 2016 Game Music
  • VIRGINIA Lyndon Holland – Variable State/505 Games
    ABZÛ Austin Wintory – Giant Squid/505 Games
    DOOM Mick Gordon, Chris Hite, Chad Mossholder – id Software/Bethesda Softworks
    INSIDE Martin Stig Andersen, SØS Gunver Ryberg – Playdead/Playdead
    THE LAST GUARDIAN Takeshi Furukawa – SIE Japan Studio, genDesign/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
    UNCHARTED 4 Henry Jackman, Jonathan Mayer, Scott Hanau – Naughty Dog LLC/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe

  • 2016 Game Audio Achievement
  • THE LAST GUARDIAN Development Team - SIE Japan Studio, genDesign/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
    BATTLEFIELD 1 Development Team – DICE/Electronic Arts
    DOOM Development Team – id Software/Bethesda Softworks
    INSIDE Martin Stig Andersen – Playdead/Playdead
    REZ INFINITE Tetsuya Mizuguchi, Takako Ishida, Noboru Mutoh - Enhance Games, Monstars Inc., Resonair/Enhance Games
    UNCHARTED 4 Development Team – Naughty Dog LLC/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europs

The BAFTA Television Craft Awards nominations were announced on 28th March, and the best music winner (listed first) was presented at the awards ceremony on Sunday 23rd April.

  • 2016 TV Original Music
  • National Treasure by Cristobal Tapia de Veer - The Forge/Channel 4
    Poldark by Anne Dudley - Mammoth Screen/BBC One
    Planet Earth II by Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea, Jasha Klebe - BBC Natural History Unit/BBC America/ZDF/France Television/BBC One
    War and Peace by Martin Phipps - BBC Wales/Lookout Point/TWC/BBC One

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

Oscar Awards 2017 (for 2016 Films)

The nominations for the Music Categories of the 89th Oscars will be announced on January 24th, and the winners (listed first) were presented at the oscar awards ceremony on Sunday February 26th:

  • 2016 Original Score
  • La La Land by Justin Hurwitz
    Jackie by Mica Levi
    Lion by Dustin O'Halloran & Hauschka
    Moonlight by Nicholas Britell
    Passengers by Thomas Newman

  • 2016 Original Song
  • "City of Stars" by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (performed by Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone) from La La Land
    "Audition (The Fools Who Dream)" by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (performed by Emma Stone) from La La Land
    "Can't Stop the Feeling!" by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback (performed by Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar) from Trolls
    "The Empty Chair" by J. Ralph and Sting (performed by Sting) from Jim: The James Foley Story
    "How Far I'll Go" by Lin-Manuel Miranda (performed by Auli'i Cravalho) from Moana

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.