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Golden Globe Awards 2020 (for 2019 Films)

Most of the main film awards take place during January and February, with the Oscars sometimes pushing into March. 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 77th Golden Globes were announced on December 9th 2019, and the winners (listed first) were presented on January 5th 2020. In the Music categories these were:

  • 2019 Original Score
  • "Joker" by Hildur Guðnadóttir
    Little Women by Alexandre Desplat
    "Marriage Story" by Randy Newman
    "1917" by Thomas Newman
    "Motherless Brooklyn" by Daniel Pemberton

  • 2019 Original Song
  • "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" by Elton John, Bernie Taupin (performed by Elton John & Taron Egerton) from Rocketman
    "Beautiful Ghosts" by Taylor Swift, Andrew Lloyd Webber (performed by Francesca Hayward) from Cats
    "Into the Unknown" by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez (performed by Panic! at the Disco) from Frozen II
    "Spirit" by Beyoncé, Timothy McKenzie, Ilya Salmanzadeh (performed by Beyoncé) from The Lion King
    "Stand Up" by Joshuah Brian Campbell, Cynthia Erivo (performed by Cynthia Erivo) from Harriet

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

BAFTA Awards 2020 (for 2019 Films)

Nominations for the 73rd BAFTA film awards were announced on January 7th 2020, and the winner (listed first) was presented at the awards ceremony on Sunday February 2nd:

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 in the Spring. The nominations for the Video Game awards were released on March 3rd and the winners were announced at the awards ceremony on April 2nd (conducted via online live-streaming due to the social distancing restrictions):

  • 2019 Game Music
  • DISCO ELYSIUM by Development Team - ZA/UM/ZA/UM
    CONTROL by Petri Alanko, Martin Stig Andersen - Remedy Entertainment/505 Games
    DEATH STRANDING by Development Team – Kojima Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
    OUTER WILDS by Development Team - Mobius Digital/Annapurna Interactive
    THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: LINK'S AWAKENING by Development Team – Grezzo/Nintendo
    WATTAM by Asuka Takahashi – Funomena/Annapurna Interactive

  • 2019 Game Audio
  • APE OUT by Matt Boch - Gabe Cuzzillo, Matt Boch, Bennett Foddy/ Devolver Digital
    CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE by Development Team - Infinity Ward/Activision
    CONTROL by Development Team - Remedy Entertainment/505 Games
    DEATH STRANDING by Development Team – Kojima Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
    STAR WARS JEDI: FALLEN ORDER by Nick Laviers - Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts
    UNTITLED GOOSE GAME by Development Team - House House/Panic

    The BAFTA nominations fo the TV Craft Awards were announced on 4th June and the winners will be revealed on Friday 17 July:

  • 2019 TV Original Music
  • ADRIAN JOHNSTON Giri/Haji - Sister Pictures/BBC Two
    ANDREW PHILLIPS War in the Blood - Minnow Films/BBC Two
    DAVID HOLMES, KEEFUS CIANCIA Killing Eve - Sid Gentle Films/BBC One
    HILDUR GUDNADOTTIR Chernobyl - Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/Sky Atlantic

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

Oscar Awards 2020 (for 2019 Films)

The nominations for the Music Categories of the 92nd Oscars were announced on January 13th, and the winners will be presented at the oscar awards ceremony on Sunday February 9th:

  • 2019 Original Score
  • "Joker" by Hildur Guðnadóttir
    Little Women by Alexandre Desplat
    "Marriage Story" by Randy Newman
    "1917" by Thomas Newman
    "Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker" by John Williams

  • 2019 Original Song
  • "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" by Elton John, Bernie Taupin (performed by Elton John & Taron Egerton) from Rocketman
    "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away" by Randy Newman (performed by Randy Newman) from Toy Story 4
    "I'm Standing with You" by Diane Warren (performed by Chrissy Metz) from Breakthrough
    "Into the Unknown" by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez (performed by Panic! at the Disco) from Frozen II
    "Stand Up" by Joshuah Brian Campbell, Cynthia Erivo (performed by Cynthia Erivo) from Harriet

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.