2020 Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: July 28, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

emmysThe nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Here are the music-related categories:

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

Euphoria – Bonnie and Clyde – Music by Labrinth
Ozark -All In – Music by Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans
Succession – This Is Not for Tears – Music by Nicholas Britell
The Crown – Aberfan – Music by Martin Phipps
The Mandalorian – Chapter 8: Redemption – Music by Ludwig Goransson

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

Hollywood – Hooray For Hollywood: Part 2 – Music by Nathan Barr
Little Fires Everywhere – The Spider Web – Music by Mark Isham and Isabella Summers
Mrs. America – Reagan – Music by Kris Bowers
Unorthodox – Part 1 – Music by by Antonio Gambale
Watchmen – It’s Summer And We’re Running Out Of Ice – Music by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

Original Main Title Theme Music:

Carnival Row – Theme by Nathan Barr
Defending Jacob – Theme by Olafur Arnalds
Hollywood – Theme by Nathan Barr
Unorthodox – Theme by Antonio Gambale
Why We Hate – Theme by Laura Karpman
Wu-Tang Clan: An American Saga – Theme by The RZA

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

Becoming – Music by Kamasi Washington
Home – Maine – Music by Amanda Jones
McMillions – Episode 1 – Music by Pinar Troprak & Alex Kovacs
Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem And Madness – Not Your Average Joe – Music by Mark Mothersbaugh, John Enroth & Albert Fox
Why We Hate – Tools & Tactics – Music by Laura Karpman

Outstanding Music and Lyrics:

Euphoria – “And Salt The Earth Behind You / Song Title: All For Us” – Music & Lyrics by Labrinth
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver – “Episode 629 / Song Title: Eat Sh!t, Bob” – Music by David Dabbon, Lyrics by Joanna Rothkopf, Jill Twiss & Seena Vali
Little Fires Everywhere – “Find A Way / Song Title: Build It Up” – Music & Lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson
The Black Godfather – “Song Title: Letter to My Godfather” – Music & Lyrics by Pharrell Williams & Chad Hugo
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “Strike Up The Band / Song Title: One Less Angel” – Music & Lyrics by Thomas Mizer & Curtis Moore
This Is Us – “Strangers / Song Title: Memorized” – Music & Lyrics by Siddhartha Khosla, Music & Lyrics
Watchmen – “This Extraordinary Being / Song Title: The Way It Used To Be” – Music & Lyrics by Trent Reznor

Outstanding Music Direction:

Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute To Prince – Sheila E., Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
Saturday Night Live – “SNL At Home #1” – Benny Pickett, Eli Brueggemann & Leon Pendarvis
Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show Starring Jennifer Lopez And Shakira – Adam Wayne Blackstone
The Kennedy Center Honors – Rickey Minor
The Oscars – Rickey Minor

Outstanding Music Supervision:

Better Call Saul – “The Guy For This” – Thomas Golubić
Euphoria – “And Salt The Earth Behind You” – Jen Malone & Adam Leber
Insecure – “Lowkey Movin’ On” – Kier Lehman
Killing Eve – “Meetings Have Biscuits” – Catherine Grieves & David Holmes
Stranger Things – “Chapter Three: The Case Of The Missing Lifeguard” – Nora Felder
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “It’s Comedy Or Cabbage” – Robin Urdang, Amy Sherman-Palladino & Daniel Palladino
Watchmen – “This Extraordinary Being” – Liza Richardson

For the full list of nominations, visit Emmys.com. The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (including all music categories) will be presented as a virtual event taking place over several nights this September.

  1. liamdude5 says:

    The shows that deserve to win in order of category listed:
    •The Mandalorian
    •Little Fires Everywhere
    •Defending Jacob
    •Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem And Madness
    •Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
    •Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute To Prince