The 9th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards were handed out on Wednesday night at Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. Julianne Jordan and Julia Michels received the top honor in the Best Music Supervision in Motion Picture – Motion Picture Over 25M for their work on Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born. They also accepted a second award for the Academy Award-nominated song Shallow performed by Lady Gaga & Cooper and co-written by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt in the Best Song/Recording Created for a Film category. Tom Wolfe and Manish Raval received the award in the Motion Picture Under 25M category for their music supervision on Peter Farrelly’s Green Book. Margaret Yen and Alison Litton were honored in the Motion Picture Under 10M category for their music supervision on Brady Corbet’s Vox Lux and Joe Rudge took home the prize in the Motion Picture Under 5M category for his work on Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade. Liz Gallacher was the winner in the Best Music Supervision – Documentary category for her music supervision on Matt Tyrnauer’s Studio 54.

Lukas Nelson performing GMS Award-winning song ‘Shallow’ from ‘A Star Is Born’

Jennifer Pyken won her first Guild of Music Supervisors Award for her work on the second season of NBC’s This Is Us in the TV Drama category, while Robin Urdang took home the prize in the TV Comedy or Musical category for her music supervision on the first season of Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Gabe Hilfer accepted the award for the winner in the Best Song/Recording Created for Television category, Juneteenth from ABC’s Black-ish performed by the show’s cast and written by Aloe Blacc, Peter Saji, Derek Watkins, Faune Watkins & Hilton Wright. There was a tie in the in the Television Limited Series or Movie category, with Susan Jacobs winning her third Guild of Music Supervisors Award for HBO’s Sharp Objects and Lindsay Wolfington & Laura Webb receiving their first GMS Award for the Netflix original movie To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. There was also a tie in the Docuseries or Reality Television category, where Aminé Ramer was a winner for the first season of Netflix’s Flint Town and Evyen Klean received the award for Season 1 of Cinemax’s Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus. Other winners include Ivan Pavlovich for the video game Red Dead Redemption 2Jordan Silverberg (Transit) for the first trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Brian Murphy (BOND) for the official trailer for Netflix’s Maniac, as well as David Taylor, Peymon Maskan, Josh Marcy, Jessie F Kalikow (Media Arts Lab) for “Welcome Home” for Apple in the Advertising (Synch) category, and David Taylor, Scott McDaniel, Jonathan Wellbelove (Apple) – “Unlock” for Apple in the Advertising (Original Composition) category.

Joel Sill accepting GMS Legacy Award

For the fourth time, the organization gave out the Guild of Music Supervisors Legacy Award, which went to Joel Sill, who served as Vice President of Music at both Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures and whose body of work includes Forrest Gump, FlashdanceThe Goonies, Blade RunnerThe Color Purple, Easy Rider, Purple Rain and My Cousin Vinny. Director Taylor Hackford who worked with Sill on films such as The Officer and the Gentleman (which received an Academy Award in the Best Original Song category) and La Bamba presented the award to the Legacy Award honoree.

Marc Shaiman performing the Academy Award-nominated song ‘The Place Where Lost Things Go’ from ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

For the second time, the Guild of Music Supervisors Icon Award was given out. Marc Shaiman who composed numerous scores and songs to hit films and stage productions, including Misery, A Few Good Men, City Slickers, An American PresidentSister Act, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut and Hairspray received the Icon Award and also performed two songs, including the Academy Award-nominated The Place Where Lost Things Go from Mary Poppins Returns and an updated version of the parody song Yes from the documentary Finding Kraftland. The awards show also featured appearances by recent BAFTA winner Lukas Nelson who performed the Oscar-nominated song Shallow from A Star Is Born. Aimee Mann who performed the original song Drive from FX’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story and Spotlight Artist King Princess. Among the presenters throughout the evening were singers/songwriters Macy Gray and Linda Perry, actors Anthony Anderson (Black-ish), Chris Sullivan (This Is Us), Rob Morrow (Northern Exposure), Rafael Casal (Blindspotting) and American women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred.