2019 Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: July 16, 2019 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

emmysThe nominations for the 71st Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Here are the music-related categories:

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

Barry – What?! – Music by David Wingo
Game of Thrones – The Long Night – Music by Ramin Djawadi
House of Cards – Chapter 73 – Music by Jeff Beal
The Handmaid’s Tale – The Word – Music by Adam Taylor
This Is Us – Songbird Road: Part One – Music by Siddhartha Khosla

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

Chernobyl – Please Remain Calm – Music by Hildur Guðnadóttir
Escape at Dannemora – Episode 5 – Music by Edward Shearmur
Good Omens – In the Beginning – Music by David Arnold
True Detective – The Final Country –  Music by T Bone Burnett & Keefus Ciancia
When They See Us – Part Two – Music by Kris Bowers

Original Main Title Theme Music:

Castle Rock – Theme by Thomas Newman
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – Theme by Rachel Bloom, Jack Dolgen & Adam Schlesinger
Good Omens – Theme by David Arnold
Our Planet – Theme by Steven Price
Succession– Theme by Nicholas Britell

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

Free Solo – Music by Marco Beltrami & Brandon Roberts
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch – Music by Hannah Peel
Hostile Planet – “Oceans” – Music by Benjamin Wallfisch
Love, Gilda – Music by Miriam Cutler
Our Planet – “One Planet” – Music by Steven Price
RBG – Music by Miriam Cutler

Original Music and Lyrics:

72nd Tony Awards – Song Title: This One’s For You – Music & Lyrics by Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – I Have To Get Out / Song Title: Antidepressants Are So Not A Big Deal – Music & Lyrics by Rachel Bloom & Adam Schlesinger, Lyrics by Jack Dolgen
Documentary Now – Original Cast Album: Co-op / Song Title: Holiday Party (I Did A Little Cocaine Tonight) – Music by Eli Bolin, Lyrics by Josh Mulaney & Seth Meyers
Flight Of The Conchords: Live In London – Song Title: Father & Son – Music by Bret McKenzie & Jemaine Clement
Saturday Night Live – Host: James McAvoy / Song Title: The Upper East Side – Music by Eli Brueggemann, Lyrics by Bryan Tucker & Leslie Jones
Song of Parkland – Song Title: Beautiful Things Can Grow – Music by Mark Sonnenblick, Lyrics by Ashley Paseltiner & Molly Reichard

Oustanding Music Direction: 

Aretha! A Grammy Celebration For The Queen Of Soul – Rickey Minor
Fosse/Verdon – “Life Is a Cabaret” – Alex Lacamoire
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé – Beyoncé Knowles-Carter & Derek Dixie
Q85: A Musical Celebration For Quincy Jones – Part 1 – Greg Phillinganes
Saturday Night Live – “Host: Adam Sandler” – Lenny Pickett, Leon Pendarvis & Eli Brueggemann
The Oscars – Rickey Minor

Outstanding Music Supervision:

Better Call Saul – Something Stupid – Thomas Golubić
Fosse/Verdon – Life Is A Cabaret – Steven Gizicki
Quincy – Jasper Leak
Russian Doll – Nothing In This World Is Easy – Brienne Rose
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – We’re Going To The Catskills! – Robin Urdang, Amy Sherman-Palladino & Daniel Palladino

For the full list of nominations, visit Emmys.com. The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (including all music categories) will be presented on September 14 & 15 and the main awards ceremony will take place on September 22 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

  1. Tom de Ruiter says:

    Hope the following win:

    Ramin Djawadi – The Long Night
    David Arnold – Good Omens
    Steven Price – Our Planet (Main Title)
    Steven Price – Our Planet
    Saturday Night Live
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel