90th Academy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: January 23, 2018 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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oscars9 This morning, the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced. Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2017 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on the ABC Television Network. Here are the music-related nominations:

Best Original Score:

  • Dunkirk – Hans Zimmer
  • Phantom Thread – Jonny Greenwood
  • The Shape of Water – Alexandre Desplat
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi – John Williams
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Carter Burwell

Best Original Song:

  • Mighty River From Mudbound, Music by Raphael Saadiq, Lyrics by Mary J. Blige, Raphael Saadiq & Taura Stinson
  • Mystery of Love From Call Me By Your Name, Music & Lyrics by Sufjan Stevens
  • Remember Me From Coco, Music & Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
  • Stand Up for Something From Marshall, Music by Diane Warren, Lyrics by Diane Warren & Lonnie R. Lynn
  • This Is Me From The Greatest Showman, Music & Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

Among the score composers, John Williams received his 51st Oscar nomination, Hans Zimmer was honored with his eleventh nomination, Alexandre Desplat received his ninth nomination and Carter Burwell was nominated for the second time. The only first time nominee in the Best Original Score category is Jonny Greenwood.

  1. Thiva Sh says:

    It’s going to be Carter Burwell for sure.

    • dirty_score says:

      I think Desplat will win. He already won the golden globe.

  2. Dono says:

    Predictable. Desplat will have another award on his shelf…

  3. Bernd-Helmut Heine says:

    Interestingly “Beauty and the Beast” didn´t get any nomination, neither the score nor the songs. Quite a disappointment IMHO!

  4. Ryan says:

    If the same songwriters from La La Land win for This is Me, I would go bonkers, wish they don’t have a movie in the bag for this year

  5. liamdude5 says:

    Out of these, it should go to either Williams or Desplat.

  6. Jeff says:

    Dunkirk?? Really??? Did these people even listen to that endless boring droning score before nominating it? What are they smoking over there?