June 9, 2020 at 4:08 pm #1203524460
What’s everyone’s predictions for the music categories?
Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)
Music Composition for a Limited Series or Movie
Original Main Title Theme Music
Original Music and Lyrics
AMY ADAMS- Best Actress
The Boys in the Band- Jim Parsons/ScreenplayJune 10, 2020 at 12:05 am #1203524927
I am bad at anything below the line, but regarding Original Dramatic Score, I will put my two cents in:
– Westworld is a lock, I would say. They love Ramin, who outdid himself once again in the third season. He has so many episodes he could choose from. Succession (Nicholas Britell) is probably a lock too, but he did miss last year.
– The Crown was nominated for its first season, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see it miss here. Did anyone really love this new score?
– The Handmaid’s Tale finally broke through last year for Adam Taylor, who I think will retain his spot. He was nominated at the first-ever Society of Composers & Lyricists Awards, and his season 3 score is perhaps his best work yet. “The Ruins of a Memorial” and “Refugee” really stick out.
Beyond that, I have no idea who to mention. I guess The Morning Show could be in the hunt (though I hated that score), as well as last year’s nominee This Is Us.
Oscar FYC -- Give Viola Davis her second Oscar!June 10, 2020 at 3:47 am #1203525057
Considering Succession won Title Theme Music last year and got nominated at Society of Composers & Lyricists Awards I’d arguably say it’s a lock.
FYC OSCARS : VANESSA KIRBY FOR "PIECES OF A WOMAN", AMANDA SEYFRIED FOR "MANK", CHADWICK BOSEMAN FOR "MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM", PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN (BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY).June 10, 2020 at 5:22 am #1203525125
I don’t know if all of them are eligible for music supervision, but here are my predictions.
Better Call Saul
Big Little Lies
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Spoiler: This is UsJune 10, 2020 at 5:42 am #1203525146
I wonder if ABC will submit mixedish for the title song. It uses Mariah Carey’s “In The Mix”June 10, 2020 at 8:20 am #1203525482
Clinton Shorter, The ExpanseJune 18, 2020 at 2:44 pm #1203541177
uh Euphoria music anyone?! both labrinth and music supervision are the best parts of the show
so oooover maisel
better call saul westworld yawnnnnn
Normal People? High Fidelity?June 18, 2020 at 3:01 pm #1203541194
Just give it all to Succession.June 18, 2020 at 3:13 pm #1203541217
Music Supervision: Euphoria
Original Music: Euphoria (All for Us)
Music Composition for a Limited Series: Watchmen, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (!)
Music Composition for a Series: Mr. Robot, Mac Quayle
Original Main Title Theme: His Dark MaterialsJune 18, 2020 at 4:04 pm #1203541321
The Mandalorian….Ludwig Göransson, composer
His music for the show is distinctive, perfect for the theme and setting.June 19, 2020 at 9:26 am #1203542334
For those saying Succession is going to miss music composition, this video explains why that isn’t the case :
FYC OSCARS : VANESSA KIRBY FOR "PIECES OF A WOMAN", AMANDA SEYFRIED FOR "MANK", CHADWICK BOSEMAN FOR "MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM", PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN (BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY).June 19, 2020 at 10:32 am #1203542466
I wonder if ABC will submit mixedish for the title song. It uses Mariah Carey’s “In The Mix”
I’m sure they did. It’s a high profile title song. Hope it scores a nomination! If Crazy Ex-Girlfriend was able to get in last year for a new Sung title song for its final season, I don’t see why this can’t.
Most of the competition in this category will be instrumental works.June 20, 2020 at 1:40 pm #1203543905
Reznor and Ross are 100% winning for Watchmen.
Both Succession and Westworld will get nominated, I hope Westworld wins.June 20, 2020 at 2:24 pm #1203543938
Amazon has season 4 of The Expanse (Clinton Shorter; he did District 9’s music along with House of Lies) samples for you to try out, if you wish:
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