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Golden Globe Nominations 2013

December 12, 2013 Leave a comment

goldenglobeThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) have announced the nominations for the 71st Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2013.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • ALEX EBERT for All is Lost
  • ALEX HEFFES for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  • STEVEN PRICE for Gravity
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for The Book Thief
  • HANS ZIMMER for 12 Years a Slave

These are the first major film music award nominations for Ebert, Heffes and Price, although Ebert has previously been nominated for a Grammy award for his work as a member of the alt-rock group Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes. This is the 24th nomination for Williams, who previously won Globes in 1975 for Jaws, 1977 for Star Wars, 1982 for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and 2005 for Memoirs of a Geisga. It’s also the 11th nomination for Zimmer, who previously won Globes for The Lion King in 1994 and Gladiator in 2000.

In the Best Original Song category, the nominees are:

  • KRISTEN ANDERSON-LOPEZ and ROBERT LOPEZ for “Let It Go” from Frozen
  • PAUL HEWSON (BONO), DAVID EVANS (THE EDGE), ADAM CLAYTON, LARRY MULLEN Jr. and BRIAN BURTON for “Ordinary Love” from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  • CHRIS MARTIN, JONNY BUCKLAND, GUY BERRYMAN and WILL CHAMPION (COLDPLAY) for “Atlas” from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • ED RUSH, GEORGE CROMARTY, T BONE BURNETT, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, JOEL COEN and ETHAN COEN for “Please Mr. Kennedy” from Inside Llewyn Davis
  • TAYLOR SWIFT and JACK ANTONOFF for “Sweeter Than Fiction” from One Chance

The winners of the 71st Golden Globe Awards will be announced on January 12, 2014.

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Golden Globe Winners 2012

January 13, 2013 Leave a comment

danna-globesThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) have announced the winners of the 70th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2012.

In the Best Original Score category composer Mychael Danna won the award for his score for the fantastical drama Life of Pi. In his acceptance speech, Danna said:

Thank you Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Well, I felt very very blessed, even before this, and I speak for the whole cast and crew, to be part of the whole Life of Pi experience. A beautiful, special film, a film of a lifetime, and I want to say thank you to Fox for being crazy enough to make this movie. I want to share this award with my director, Ang Lee – there you are! Ang, I will always treasure this voyage we made together. Thank you for guiding us to shore so safely. I want to shout out to my music crew, Rob and Doc, the musicians and singers all over the world that we recorded for this. My mom and dad, the gift of music that you gave me, thank you so much. Everyone at Fox, it’s like working with family, thank you so much. And my agents, Robert Messinger and Vasi Vangelos, my buddies back in Toronto watching, my kids back in Toronto watching, and most of all, in a room full of starlets, the most beautiful woman here, my wife Apurna. Thank you for your years of support and patience and love, it gets me through every day. Thank you. ”

The other nominees were Alexandre Desplat for Argo, Dario Marianelli for Anna Karenina, Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek and Reinhold Heil for Cloud Atlas, and John Williams for Lincoln.

In the Best Original Song category, the winners were Adele Atkins and Paul Epworth for “Skyfall”, the title song from the James Bond film of the same name.

The other nominees were Jon Bon Jovi for “Not Running Anymore” from Stand-Up Guys; Monty Powell and Keith Urban for “For You” from Act of Valor; Claude-Michel Schönberg, Alain Boublil and Herbert Kretzmer for “Suddenly” from Les Miserables; and Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams and T-Bone Burnett for “Safe and Sound” from The Hunger Games.

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Golden Globe Nominations 2012

December 13, 2012 2 comments

goldenglobeThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) have announced the nominations for the 70th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2012.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • MYCHAEL DANNA for Life of Pi
  • ALEXANDRE DESPLAT for Argo
  • DARIO MARIANELLI for Anna Karenina
  • TOM TYKWER, JOHNNY KLIMEK and REINHOLD HEIL for Cloud Atlas
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for Lincoln

These are the first major film music award nominations for both Danna and the Cloud Atlas Pale 3 team, although Danna has been nominated for both a Grammy and and Emmy. This is the 6th nomination for Desplat, who won the award in 2006 for The Painted Veil, the 2nd nomination for Marianelli, who won both the Golden Globe and Oscar in 2007 for Atonement, and the 23rd nomination for Williams, who previously won Globes in 1975 for Jaws, 1977 for Star Wars, 1982 for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and 2005 for Memoirs of a Geisha.

In the Best Original Song category, the nominees are:

  • ADELE ATKINS and PAUL EPWORTH for “Skyfall” from Skyfall
  • JON BON JOVI for “Not Running Anymore” from Stand-Up Guys
  • MONTY POWELL and KEITH URBAN for “For You” from Act of Valor
  • CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHÖNBERG, ALAIN BOUBLIL and HERBERT KRETZMER for “Suddenly” from Les Miserables
  • TAYLOR SWIFT, JOHN PAUL WHITE, JOY WILLIAMS and T-BONE BURNETT for “Safe and Sound” from The Hunger Games

The winners of the 70th Golden Globe Awards will be announced on January 13, 2013.

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Golden Globe Winners 2011

January 15, 2012 Leave a comment

bource-globeThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) have announced the winners of the 69th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2011.

In the Best Original Score category French composer Ludovic Bource won the award for his score for critically acclaimed silent film The Artist. In his acceptance speech, Bource said:

“I’m sorry, I’m French! Too much emotion for me tonight. Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for this incredible honor. I’m better with music than words. Right now, if I were to write a song it would be a tap dance number. So, the power of the music is universal. The gift of the silent film, The Artist, is also universal. So, thank you Michel [Hazanavicius] for the greatest opportunity and partnership a composer could wish for. Thank you to Bérénice [Bejo], Jean [Dujardin], and the incredible ensemble cast and crew on The Artist, thank you so much. I would also like to thank Thomas Langmann, Bob and Harvey [Weinstein], my family who is watching at home in Paris, and my agent Amos [Newman]. Thamk you! ”

The other nominees were Abel Korzeniowski for W.E., Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Howard Shore for Hugo, and John Williams for War Horse.

In the Best Original Song category, the winners were Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry for “Masterpiece” from W.E., the film about Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson that Madonna directed.

The other nominees were Brian Byrne and Glenn Close for “Lay Your Head Down” from Albert Nobbs; Chris Cornell for “The Keeper” from Machine Gun Preacher; Elton John and Bernie Taupin for “Hello Hello” from Gnomeo and Juliet; and Thomas Newman, Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason Jr., and Damon Thomas for “The Living Proof” from The Help.

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Golden Globe Nominations 2011

December 15, 2011 Leave a comment

goldenglobeThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) have announced the nominations for the 69th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2011.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • LUDOVIC BOURCE for The Artist
  • ABEL KORZENIOWSKI for W.E.
  • TRENT REZNOR and ATTICUS ROSS for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
  • HOWARD SHORE for Hugo
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for War Horse

This is the first major film music award nomination for Ludovic Bource. Korzeniowski was previously nominated for a Globe in 2006 for A Single Man. It is the 2nd nomination for Reznor and Ross, who won the Globe in 2010 for The Social Network, the 6th nomination for Shore, who previously won Globes for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in 2003 and The Aviator in 2004, and the 22nd nomination for Williams, who previously won Globes in 1975 for Jaws, 1977 for Star Wars, 1982 for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and 2005 for Memoirs of a Geisha..

In the Best Original Song category, the nominees are:

  • BRIAN BYRNE and GLENN CLOSE for “Lay Your Head Down” from Albert Nobbs
  • CHRIS CORNELL for “The Keeper” from Machine Gun Preacher
  • ELTON JOHN and BERNIE TAUPIN for “Hello Hello” from Gnomeo and Juliet
  • MADONNA, JULIE FROST and JIMMY HARRY for “Masterpiece” from W.E.
  • THOMAS NEWMAN, MARY J. BLIGE, HARVEY MASON, Jr., and DAMON THOMAS for “The Living Proof” from The Help

The winners of the 69th Golden Globe Awards will be announced on January 15, 2012.

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Golden Globe Winners 2010

January 16, 2011 2 comments

reznor-ross-globesThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) have announced the winners of the 68th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2010.

In the Best Original Score category composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross won the award for their score for David Fincher-directed Facebook movie The Social Network. In their acceptance speech, Reznor said:

“This is really flattering to be recognized in this field, thank you very much. A year ago I had no idea I’d be having the opportunity to score a film, and the idea of standing up here accepting this award is completely surreal. Thank you. We would like to collectively thank David Fincher, Aaron Sorkin, Scott Rudin, Amy Pascal, Lia Vollack, Ren Klyce, and everyone involved with this picture, as well as our wives and families. Thank you so much.”

The other nominees were Alexandre Desplat for The King’s Speech, Danny Elfman for Alice in Wonderland, A.R. Rahman for 127 Hours, and Hans Zimmer for Inception.

In the Best Original Song category, the winner was Diane Warren won for her song “You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me” from the Christina Aguilera/Cher screen musical Burlesque. Warren dedicated her award to the late music publicist Ronni Chasen, who had been tragically murdered several weeks previously.

The other nominees were Christina Aguilera, Samuel Dixon and Sia Furler for “Bound to You” from Burlesque; Bob Di Piero, Tom Douglas, Hillary Lindsey and Troy Verges for “Coming Home” from Country Strong; Alan Menken and Glenn Slater for “I See the Light” from Tangled; and Carrie Underwood, David Hodges and Hillary Lindsey for “There’s a Place for Us” from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

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Golden Globe Nominations 2010

December 14, 2010 Leave a comment

goldenglobeThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) have announced the nominations for the 68th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2010.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • ALEXANDRE DESPLAT for The King’s Speech
  • DANNY ELFMAN for Alice in Wonderland
  • A.R. RAHMAN for 127 Hours
  • TRENT REZNOR and ATTICUS ROSS for The Social Network
  • HANS ZIMMER for Inception

This is the first major film music award nomination for Reznor and Ross, but Reznor has previously been the recipient of multiple Grammy awards and nominations for his work with Nine Inch Nails. This is the 5th nomination for Desplat, who won the award in 2006 for The Painted Veil, the 3rd nomination for Elfman, the 2nd nomination for Rahman, who won the Globe in 2008 for Slumdog Millionaire, and the 10th nomination for Zimmer, who previously won Globes for The Lion King in 1994 and Gladiator in 2000.

In the Best Original Song category, the nominees are:

  • CHRISTINA AGUILERA, SAMUEL DIXON and SIA FURLER for “Bound to You” from Burlesque
  • BOB DI PIERO, TOM DOUGLAS, HILLARY LINDSEY and TROY VERGES for “Coming Home” from Country Strong
  • ALAN MENKEN and GLENN SLATER for “I See the Light” from Tangled
  • CARRIE UNDERWOOD, DAVID HODGES and HILLARY LINDSEY for “There’s a Place for Us” from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
  • DIANE WARREN for “You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me” from Burlesque

The winners of the 68th Golden Globe Awards will be announced on January 16, 2011.

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