Alexandre Desplat took home his second Golden Globe last Sunday for his music to The Shape of Water and Benj Pasek and Justin Paul received the award for the song 'This Is Me' from The Greatest Showman. For the full story, click here.
This week, the nominations for the British Film Academy Awards (BAFTA) were announced. Check out the nominees in the category "Original Music" here.
The nominations for the Guild of Music Supervisors Awards were also announced this week. Check out the nominees here. Congratulations to all the nominees.
Announced this week were new composer assignments for Photek (Life in a Year), Laura Karpman (Set It Up) and Tuomas Kantelinen (Swords and Sceptres), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.
Over 40 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.
Opening in theaters nationwide this week is (with music by): The Commuter (Roque Banos), Paddington 2 (Dario Marianelli) and Proud Mary (Fil Eisler). Expanding nationwide from its limited release last month is The Post (John Williams).
We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-The Commuter (4 songs)
-Paddington 2 (5 songs)
-The Post (6 songs)
-Proud Mary (6 songs)
-The Insult (L'insulte) (1 song)
-My Art (11 songs)
-Saturday Church (18 songs)
The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Bruno Coulais (Coraline, The Crimson Rivers) is turning 64 tomorrow, January 13.
- Trevor Rabin (Remember the Titans, Armageddon) is also turning 64 tomorrow.
- John Carpenter (Halloween, Assault in Precint 13) is turning 70 on Tuesday, January 16.
- Atticus Ross (The Social Network, Gone Girl) is turning 50 on January 16.
- Ryuichi Sakamoto (The Revenant, The Last Emperor) is turning 66 on Wednesday, January 17.