2016 Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: July 14, 2016 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

emmysThe nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Here are the music-related categories:

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

Bates Motel – Forever – Music by Chris Bacon
Chef’s Table – Grant Achatz– Music by Duncan Thum
Limitless – Pilot – Music by Paul Leonard-Morgan
Minority Report – Pilot – Music by Sean Callery
Mr. Robot – eps.1.0_hellofriend. mov – Music by Mac Quayle
Penny Dreadful – And They Were Enemies  – Music by Abel Korzeniowski

Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score):

Al the Way – Music by James Newton Howard
Descendants –  Music by David Lawrence
Fargo – Loplop – Music by Jeff Russo
Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise –  Music by Jeff Beal
The Night Manager – Episode 2 – Music by Victor Reyes
War & Peace – Part I – Music by Martin Phipps

Original Main Title Theme Music:o

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – Theme by Rachel Bloom & Adam Schlesinger
Marvel’s Jessica Jobes  – Theme by Sean Callery
Narcos – Theme by Rodrigo Amarente
Sense8 – Theme by Johnny Klimek & Tom Tykwer
The Night Manager – Theme by Victor Reyes
The Whispers – Theme by Robert Duncan

Original Music and Lyrics:

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend –I’m Going on a Date with Josh’s Friend! / Song Title: Settle For Me -Music & Lyrics by Adam Schlesinger, Lyrics by Rachel Bloom & Jack Dolgen
Empire –A Rose By Any Other Name / Song Title: Good People –  Music & Lyrics by Jim Beanz
Galavant –A New Season aka Suck It Cancellation Bear / Song Title: A New Season – Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Garfunkel and Oates: Trying to Be Special – Song Title: Frozen Lullaby – Music & Lyrics by Kate Micucci & Riki Lindhome
The Hunting Ground  – Song Title: ‘Til It Happens To You – Music & Lyrics by Diane Warren

Oustanding Music Direction: 

A Very Murray Christmas – Paul Shaffer
Danny Elfman’s Music From The Films Of Tim Burton (Live From Lincoln Center) – Danny Elfman
Jazz At The White House – John Beasley
Sinatra: Voice For A Century (Live From Lincoln Center) – Alan Gilbert
Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance At The White House – Rickey Minor & Christian McBride

For the full list of nominations, visit Emmys.com. The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (including all music categories) will be presented on September 10 & 11 and the main awards ceremony will take place on September 18 at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE.

  1. Frank says:

    No nomination for Game of Thrones??? Are you fxxking kidding me???

  2. ubirajara says:

    I have to say, I’m kinda disappointed with these nominations. Game of Thrones should’ve really been nominated, specially for the season 6 finale, but I guess it aired after the final date for submitions. Maybe next year…