The nominees for the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced today, and below are the music category nominees. The winners will be announced on Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 8pm on ABC.


Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (original Dramatic Score)

Family Guy Lois Kills Stewie FOX Fuzzy Door Productions in association with Fox Television Animation Studios
Ronald Neal Jones, Composer

House Guardian Angels FOX Universal Media Studios in association with Heel and Toe Films, Shore Z Productions and Bad Hat Harry Productions
Jon Ehrlich, Music By
Jason Derlatka, Music By

Little People, Big World Roloff Road Trip: Grand Canyon TLC Gay Rosenthal Productions in association with TLC
Joey Newman, Original Music

Lost The Constant ABC ABC Studios
Michael Giacchino, Music By

Pushing Daisies Pigeon ABC Living Dead Guy Productions, The Jinks/Cohen Company in association with Warner Bros. Television
Jim Dooley, Music By

The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror XVIII FOX Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox
Alf Clausen, Music by


Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (original Dramatic Score)

Bernard And Doris HBO Trigger Street Independent Productions in association with Little Bird and Chicago Films and HBO Films
Alex Wurman, Composer

John Adams Independence HBO Playtone in association with HBO Films
Rob Lane, Composer

Masters Of Science Fiction Jerry Was A Man ABC Reunion Pictures
Laura Karpman, Composer

Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day ABC Harpo Films
Lennie Niehaus, Composer

Sense & Sensibility (Masterpiece Theatre) PBS A BBC and WGBH/Boston co-production
Martin Phipps, Composer

The Company Night 1 TNT Scott Free/John Callery Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television
Jeff Beal, Music By


Outstanding Music Direction

50th Annual Grammy Awards CBS John Cossette Productions / Ken Ehrlich Productions
Rickey Minor, Music Director

80th Annual Academy Awards ABC Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Bill Conti, Music Director

Barry Manilow: Songs From The Seventies PBS Stiletto Entertainment
Ron Walters, Jr., Music Director, Conductor, Keyboards

Christmas In Washington TNT The Stevens Co.
Ian Fraser, Music Director

Movies Rock CBS A Conde Nast Media Group production in association with Don Mischer Productions
Steve Jordan, Music Director
Mark Watters, Music Director


Outstanding Music And Lyrics

Disney Phineas And Ferb Song: 'I Ain't Got No Rhythm' Disney Channel Walt Disney TV Animation in association with Disney Channel
Danny Jacob, Music by
Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh, Written by
Robert F. Hughes, Written by
Martin Olson, Written by
Dan Povenmire, Written by

Flight Of The Conchords Song: 'The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room)' HBO Dakota Pictures and Comedy Arts in association with HBO Entertainment
Bret McKenzie, Composer and Lyricist
Jemaine Clement, Composer and Lyricist

Flight Of The Conchords Song: 'Inner City Pressure' HBO Dakota Pictures and Comedy Arts in association with HBO Entertainment
Bret McKenzie, Composer and Lyricist
Jemaine Clement, Composer and Lyricist
James Bobin, Lyricist

Jimmy Kimmel Live Song: 'I'm F***ing Matt Damon' ABC Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios
Sarah Silverman, Writer/Composer
Tony Baubirei, Writer/Composer
Wayne McClaucey, Writer/Composer
Sal Lacono, Writer/Composer
Dan Warner, Writer/Composer

MADtv Song: 'Sad Fitty Cent' FOX Girl Group Company
Greg O'Connor, Music and Lyrics by
Jordan Peele, Music and Lyrics by
Jim Wise, Music and Lyrics by


Outstanding Main Title Theme Music

Canterbury's Law FOX Apostle in association with Sony Pictures Television
Tree Adams, Theme By

Disney Phineas And Ferb Disney Channel Walt Disney TV Animation in association with Disney Channel
Carl Hill Williams, Main Title Theme by
Michael Walker, Main Title Theme by
Michael Culross, Jr., Main Title Theme by

Kid Nation Episode 101 CBS Forman Productions
Jeff Lippencott, Series Original Music
Mark T. Williams, Series Original music

Pirate Master Episode 102 CBS Mark Burnett Productions
Russ Landau, Composer

Saving Grace Pilot TNT Fox Television Studios
Eric "Everlast" Schrody, Main Title Theme by