58th Grammy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: December 7, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

grammysThe nominations for the 58th Grammy Awards have been announced. Here are the nominations in the film music-related categories:

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • Birdman (Antonio Sanchez) – Milan Records
  • The Imitation Game (Alexandre Desplat) – Sony Classical
  • Interstellar (Hans Zimmer) – WaterTower Music
  • The Theory of Everything (Johann Johannsson) – Back Lot Music
  • Whiplash (Justin Hurwitz) – Varese Sarabande

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Visual Media

  • Empire: Season 1 – Columbia
  • Fifty Shades of Grey  – Republic Records
  • Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me – Big Machine Records
  • Pitch Perfect 2 – Universal Music Enterprises/Republic Records
  • Selma  – Paramount Pictures/Pathe Productions

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

  • Earned It (From Fifty Shades of Grey) – Ahmad Balshe, Stephan Moccio, Jason Quenneville & Abel Tesfaye, songwriters (The Weeknd)
  • Glory (From Selma) – Lonnie Lynn, Che Smith & John Stephens, songwriters (Common & John Legend)
  • Love Me Like You Do (From Fifty Shades of Grey) – Savan Kotecha, Max Martin, Tove Nilsson, Ali Payami & Ilya Salmanzadeh, songwriters (Ellie Goulding)
  • See You Again (From Furious 7) – Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth)
  • Til It Happens to You (From The Hunting Ground) – Lady Gaga & Diane Warren, songwriters (Lady Gaga)

Among the film composers, both Johann Johannsson and Justin Hurwitz are first time Grammy nominees. Antonio Sanchez received his first nomination for his film music, while Hans Zimmer has previously received 13 Grammy nominations (and won 4 Grammys, most recently for The Dark Knight) and Alexandre Desplat has been nominated five times for The Grand Budapest Hotel and The King’s Speech (for both of which he also won), as well as ArgoThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.

For the full list of nominations, visit Grammy.com.

  1. zzz says:

    There’s only a few film music awards that I take seriously. The Grammys are not one of them.

  2. SDH says:

    This award really needs some revisions and rescheduling. They’re always a year behind thanks to whatever structure and timetable it is that they are following.