2018 Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: July 12, 2018 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

emmysThe nominations for the 70th Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Here are the music-related categories:

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

Game of Thrones – The Dragon and the Wolf – Music by Ramin Djawadi
Marvel’s Jessica Jones – AKA Playland – Music by Sean Callery
Once Upon a Time – Leaving Storybrooke – Music by Mark Isham, Cindy O’Connor & Michael Simon
SEAL Team – Pattern of Life – Music by W.G. Snuffy Walden & A. Patrick Rose
Star Wars Rebels – Family Reunion – And Farewell – Music by Kevin Kiner
Westworld – Akane No Mai – Music by Ramin Djawadi

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

Alias Grace – Part 1 – Music by Mychael & Jeff Danna
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams – Crazy Diamond – Music by Cristobal Tapia De Veer
Godless – Homecoming – Music by Carlos Rafael Rivera
March of the Penguins 2: The Next Step –  Music by Cyrille Aufort
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams – The Commuter – Music by Harry Gregson-Williams
Black Mirror – USS Callister – Music by Daniel Pemberton

Original Main Title Theme Music:

Godless – Theme by Carlos Rafael Rivera
Marvel’s The Defenders – Theme by John Paesano
Somebody Feed Phil – Theme by Mike S. Olson, Bridget Ellen Kearney, Michael Calabrese & Rachael Price
The Last Tycoon – Theme by Mychael Danna
The Putin Interviews– Theme by Jeff Beal
The Tick – Theme by Chris Bacon

Original Music and Lyrics:

A Christmas Story Live! – Song Title; In the Market for a Miracle – Music & Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Big Mouth – Am I Gay? / Song Title: Totally Gay –  Music & Lyrics by Mark Rivers
If You’re Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast – Song Title: Just Getting Started – Music by Dave Grusin, Lyrics by Marilyn Bergman & Alan Bergman
Saturday Night Live – Host: Chance The Rapper / Song Title: Come Back Barack – Music by Eli Brueggemann
Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of  – Song Title: The Buddy Song – Music & Lyrics by Steve Martin
The Good Fight – Day 450 / Song Title: High Crimes And Misdemeanors – Music & Lyrics by Jonathan Coulton

Oustanding Music Direction: 

Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live At The Apollo – Bruno Mars
Elton John: I’m Still Standing – A Grammy Salute – Davey Johnstone
Super Bowl LII Halftime Show Starring Justin Timberlake – Adam Wayne Blackstone
The Oscars – Harold Wheeler
Tony Bennett: The Library Of Congress Gershwin Prize For Popular Song – Gregg Field

Outstanding Music Supervision:

Atlanta – Alligator Man – Jen Malone & Fam Udeorji
Stranger Things – Trick Or Treat, Freak – Nora Felder
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Pilot – Robin Urdang, Amy Sherman-Palladino & Daniel Palladino
This Is Us – That’ll Be The Day – Jennifer Pyken
Westworld – Akane No Mai – Sean O’Meara

For the full list of nominations, visit Emmys.com. The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (including all music categories) will be presented on September 8 & 9 and the main awards ceremony will take place on September 17 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angles.

  1. Liam Martinez says:

    Game of Thrones all the way!

  2. I would like to hear jeff danna and adam sing (grace is) with lyrics