2012 Emmy Nominations Announced

Posted: July 19, 2012 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The nominations for the 64th Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Here are the music-related categories:

Outstandig Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score):

Hemingway & Gellhorn – Javier Navarrete, Composer
Game Change – Music by Theodore Shapiro
Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia – Music by Michael Price & David Arnold
Missing – The Hard Drive – Music by Robert Duncan
Hatfields & McCoys – Episode 1 – Music by John Debney & Tony Morales
Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty Vs. Nice – Music by Michael Giacchino

Outstandig Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score):

Smash – Publicity – Original Music by Marc Shaiman, Score by Chris Bacon
Downtown Abbey – Episode 6 – Music by John Lunn
Pan Am – Pilot – Music by Blake Neely
The Borgias – The Confession – Music by Trevor Morris
30 Rock – The Tuxedo Begins – Music by Jeff Richmond

Original Main Title Theme Music:

Touch – Theme by Lisa Coleman & Wendy Melvoin
Great Expectations (Masterpiece) – Martin Phipps, Composer
Page Eight (Masterpiece) – Music by Paul Englishby
Homeland – Music by Sean Callery
Hell on Wheels – Theme by Gustavo Santaolalla

Original Music and Lyrics:

Smash – Let Me Be Your Star – Music & Lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman
65th Annual Tony Awards – It’s Not Just For Gays Anymore – Music by Adam Schlesinger; Lyrics by David Javerbaum
Saturday Night Live – Host: Jason Segel – I Can’t Believe I’m Hosting – Music by Eli Brueggemann ; Lyrics by Seth Meyers & John Mulaney
Raising Hope – Welcome Back To Hope – Music & Lyrics by Matthew W. Thompson
The Heart Of Christmas – The Heart Of Christmas – Music & Lyrics by Matthew West

Outstanding Music Direction:

Christmas in Washington – Ian Fraser, Musical Director
The Thomashefskys: Music And Memories Of A Life In The Yiddish Theater (Great Performances) – Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director
Michael Feinstein: The Sinatra Legacy – Bill Elliott, Music Director
Country Music (In Performance At The White House) – Steven A. Gibson, Music Director
Seth MacFarlane: Swingin’ In Concert – Joel McNeely, Musical Director & Arranger

For the full list of nominations, visit Emmys.com. The creative arts awards (including all music categories) will be presented on September 15 and the main awards ceremony will take place on September 23.