Today, BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc) announced its 36th annual Film, TV & Visual Media Awards celebrating the top-performing composers in film, TV and visual media of the previous year. Among the honorees, which were revealed across BMI’s social media and digital platforms, are Hildur Guðnadóttir who received two BMI awards for her work on Todd Phillips’ Joker, for which she previously won an Academy Award, BAFTA, Critics’ Choice, Golden Globe and GRAMMY Award. Icelandic composer Atli Örvarsson received the most awards this year with a total of five crystals for his work on NBC’s Chicago P.D., Chicago Med, and Chicago Fire, as well as the CBS crime dramas FBI and FBI Most Wanted. Three composers were honored with three awards: Brian Tyler  for Hawaii Five-0, Magnum P.I. and  Yellowstone, Mac Quayle for 9-1-1 , 9-1-1: Lone Star and American Horror Story, and Tyler Bates for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum and Netflix’s The Punisher.

Mike Post received a BMI TV Award for his work on Magnum P.I. and a BMI Spotlight Award in recognition of his renowned work on the longest running drama in TV history, Law & Order: SVU. Over his career, the multiple GRAMMY and Emmy-winning composer whose other credits include  L.A. Law, Law & Order, NYPD Blue, Hill Street Blues, The A-Team, Doogie Howser, MD, Murder One, Quantum Leap and Wiseguy, has racked up an impressive 55 BMI TV Awards, making him the most successful composer in BMI television history.

To honor the achievements of these top composers, BMI created a special page on its website, where fans can watch exclusive video content, including messages by Guðnadóttir, Örvarsson, Tyler, Quayle, Bates and Post and learn more about the composers behind the top-grossing films, top network television series and highest-ranking cable network and streamed media programs.

Other prominent composers honored include John Williams (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker), Thomas Newman (1917, Castle Rock), Alexandre Desplat (Little Women, The Secret Life of Pets 2), Blake Neely (You, The Flash), Danny Elfman (Dolittle, Men in Black: International), Kris Bowers (When They See Us), Nathan Barr (Sneaky Pete, The Son), Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan), Alan Menken (Aladdin), Theodore Shapiro (Spies in Disguise), Mychael Danna & Jeff Danna (The Addams Family), Harry Gregson-Williams (Catch 22), David Arnold (Good Omens), Mark Mothersbaugh (Disenchantment), Siddhartha Khosla (Runaways, This Is Us), Rob Simonsen (Blue Bloods), Dominic Lewis (The Man in the High Castle), Sean Callery (Bull), as well as numerous first time BMI Awards winners Anna Drubich (Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark), Nate Heller (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood), Sonya Belousova (The Romanoffs), Chris Westlake (Castle Rock), Dominik Scherrer (The Widow), among many others. Click here for a full list of winners.