wsaThe World Soundtrack Academy has announced the first wave of nominees for the 2017 World Soundtrack Awards in the categories Film Composer of the Year, Best TV Composer and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Wednesday, October 18 at the Ghent International Film Festival. Here are the nominations:

Film Composer of the Year

Nicholas Britell

Justin Hurwitz
La La Land

Johann Johannsson

Mica Levi
Jackie, Marjorie Prime

Dustin O’Halloran
Lion (co-composer Hauschka), In the Shadow of Iris (co-composer Adam Wiltzie)

Best TV Composer of the Year:

Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein
Stranger Things

Ramin Djawadi
Westworld, Prison Break: Resurrection, The Strain

Rupert Gregson-Williams
The Crown

Dave Porter 
Better Call Saul, The Blacklist, The Blacklist: Redemption

Mac Quayle
Feud: Bette & Joan, Mr. Robot, Scream Queens

Best Original Song written directly for a Film

Can’t Stop the Feeling
from: ‘Trolls’
Music & Lyrics by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback
Performed by Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden and Zooey Deschanel

City of Stars
from ‘La La Land’
Music by Justin Hurwitz
Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Performed by Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone

How Far I’ll Go
from ‘Moana’
Music & Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Performed by Auli’i Cravalho

Never Give Up
from ‘Lion’
Music & Lyrics by Sia Furler and Greg Kurstin
Performed by Sia

from ‘Hidden Figures’
Music & Lyrics by Pharrell Williams
Performed by Pharrell Williams

  1. PK says:

    this bad? Really?!

  2. liamdude5 says:

    Here’s who needs to win: Justin Hurwitz, Ramin Djawadi, and How Far I’ll Go.