This week The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 145 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category and 91 original songs from 76 movies are eligible in the Original Song category. To see the complete list of eligible scores along with their composers, click here and to see all original songs in contention, click here.
Golden Globe nominations were also announced. Check out the nominees in the categories "Best Original Score" and "Best Original Song" by clicking here.
New composers assignments included: Mica Levi (Marjorie Prime), Bear McCreary (Rebel in the Rye), Fil Eisler (To the Bone), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.
Over 25 albums were released this week; Click here for the full schedule and list of releases.
Opening nationwide in theaters this weekend are (with music by): Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Michael Giacchino) and Collateral Beauty (Theodore Shapiro). Expanding nationwide from its limited release in November is Manchester by the Sea (Lesley Barber). Click here for the full release schedule.
Among new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Collateral Beauty (5 songs)
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (No songs)
- Manchester by the Sea (15 songs)
- The Bad Kids (4 songs)
- Fences (8 songs)
- A Kind of Murder (7 songs)
- Neruda (23 songs)
- Solace (5 songs)