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Golden Globe Awards 2018 (for 2017 Films)

Most of the main film awards take place during January and February, with the Oscars pushing into early March this year. 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 75th Golden Globes were announced on December 11th 2017, and the winners (listed first) were presented on January 7th 2018. In the Music categories these were:

  • 2017 Original Score
  • The Shape of Water by Alexandre Desplat
    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri by Carter Burwell
    Phantom Thread by Jonny Greenwood
    The Post by John Williams
    Dunkirk by Hans Zimmer

  • 2017 Original Song
  • "This Is Me" by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (performed by Keala Settle) from The Greatest Showman
    "Home" by Nick Jonas, Nick Monson & Justin Tranter (performed by Nick Jonas) from Ferdinand
    "Mighty River" by Raphael Saadiq, Mary J. Blige & Taura Stinson (performed by Mary J. Blige) from Mudbound
    "Remember Me" by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez (performed by Benjamin Bratt) from Coco
    "The Star" by Mariah Carey & Marc Shaiman (performed by Mariah Carey) from The Star

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

BAFTA Awards 2018 (for 2017 Films)

Nominations for the 71st BAFTA film awards were announced on January 9th 2018, and the winner (listed first) was presented at the awards ceremony on Sunday February 18th:

BAFTA does not have a Song Category. However the BAFTA Video Game awards and the BAFTA Television Craft awards are separate events taking place every year. The nominations for the Video Game awards were announced on March 15th as follows and the winners (listed first) announced during the ceremony on April 12th:

  • 2017 Game Music
  • CUPHEAD Development Team - Studio MDHR Entertainment Inc.
    GET EVEN Development Team – The Farm 51 / Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe
    HELLBLADE: SENUA'S SACRIFICE David Garcia Diaz, Andy LaPlegua - Ninja Theory Ltd
    HORIZON ZERO DAWN Development Team – Guerrilla Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
    THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD Development Team - Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development
    WHAT REMAINS OF EDITH FINCH Jeff Russo - Giant Sparrow / Annapurna Interactive

  • 2017 Game Audio Achievement
  • HELLBLADE: SENUA'S SACRIFICE David Garcia Diaz - Ninja Theory Ltd
    CALL OF DUTY: WORLD WAR II Development Team - Sledgehammer Games / Activision
    DESTINY 2 Development Team – Bungie / Activision
    HORIZON ZERO DAWN Development Team – Guerrilla Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
    STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II Development Team – DICE / Electronic Arts
    UNCHARTED: THE LOST LEGACY Development Team - Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe

The BAFTA Television Craft Awards nominations were announced on 20th March, and the ceremony took place on 20th April with the winner listed first below:

  • 2017 TV Original Music
  • King Charles III by Jocelyn Pook - Drama Republic / BBC Two
    Born Free: Saving Russia's Whales by Katya Mihailova - Roast Beef Productions / Channel 4
    Taboo by Max Richter - Scott Free London / Hardy, Son & Baker / BBC One
    Howards End by Nico Muhly - Playground Entertainment / BBC One

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

Oscar Awards 2018 (for 2017 Films)

The nominations for the Music Categories of the 90th Oscars were announced on January 23rd, and the winners (listed first below) were presented at the oscar awards ceremony on Sunday March 4th:

  • 2017 Original Score
  • The Shape of Water by Alexandre Desplat
    Dunkirk by Hans Zimmer
    Phantom Thread by Jonny Greenwood
    Star Wars: The Last Jedi by John Williams
    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri by Carter Burwell

  • 2017 Original Song
  • "Remember Me" by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez (performed by Benjamin Bratt) from Coco
    "Mighty River" by Mary J. Blige, Raphael Saadiq & Taura Stinson (performed by Mary J. Blige) from Mudbound
    "Mystery of Love" by Sufjan Stevens (performed by Sufjan Stevens) from Call Me by Your Name
    "Stand Up For Something" by Diane Warren & Lonnie R. Lynn (aka "Common") (performed by Andra Day featuring Common) from Marshall
    "This Is Me" by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (performed by Keala Settle) from The Greatest Showman

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.