Ludwig Goransson was honored with his first three Grammy Awards last Sunday, including one award for his score for Black Panther. Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt won the award for the song "Shallow" from A Star Is Born and The Greatest Showman was the winner in the "Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Visual Media" category. For the full story, click here.
The 9th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards were held this week. Among the winners were Julianne Jordan & Julia Michels for A Star Is Born, Tom Wolfe & Manish Raval for Green Book, Margaret Yen & Alison Litton for Vox Lux and Joe Rudge for Eighth Grade. For the full story, click here.
Announced this week were new composer assignments for Tom Holkenborg (Sonic the Hedgehog), Daniel Pemberton (Yesterday) and Volker Bertelmann (Summerland), 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 are (with music by): Alita: Battle Angel (Tom Holkenborg), Happy Death Day 2U (Bear McCreary) and Isn't It Romantic (John Debney).
We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Happy Death Day 2U (13 songs)
-Isn't It Romantic (15 songs)
-Hotel by the River (Gangbyeon Hotel) (0 songs)
The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Larry Groupé (The Contender, Commander in Chief) is turning 62 tomorrow, February 16.
- John Corigliano (Altered State, The Red Violin) is turning 81 tomorrow.
- Bear McCreary (10 Cloverfield Lane, Happy Death Day) is turning 40 on Sunday, February 17.
- Shigeru Umebayashi (In the Mood for Love, The Grandmaster) is turning 68 on Tuesday, February 19.
- Michael A. Levine (Cold Case, Close to Home) is turning 55 on Wednesday, February 20.