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Nicholas Britell's Score For "Moonlight" Among Winners At Hollywood Music in Media Awards
A scene from "Moonlight" (photo courtesy of A24 Films)
  • HOLLYWOOD, Calif.
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The Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) announced its winners in film, TV, videogames, commercials and trailers during a gala ceremony on Thursday evening. Taking the Best Original Score for a Feature Flm was Nicholas Britell for Moonlight. Best Song for a Feature distinction went to “City of Stars” in La La Land, written by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and performed by Ryan Gosling.

The winners are determined by music-media industry professionals comprised of select members of the Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL), The Television Academy, the AMPAS Music Branch, NARAS, performing rights organizations, film music journalists, and music executives.

Here’s a full rundown of winners:

MUSIC IN VISUAL MEDIA WINNERS

ORIGINAL SCORE – FEATURE FILM
Nicholas Britell (Moonlight)

ORIGINAL SCORE – SI-FI/FANTASY FILM
John Debney (The Jungle Book)

ORIGINAL SCORE – ANIMATED FILM
Alexandre Desplat (The Secret Life of Pets)

ORIGINAL SCORE – DOCUMENTARY
Mark Adler (Command and Control)

ORIGINAL SCORE – INDEPENDENT FILM
Scott Glasgow (The Curse Of Sleeping Beauty)

ORIGINAL SCORE – SHORT
Mariano Saulino (The Talk)

SONG – FEATURE FILM
“City of Stars” (La La Land) Written by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, performed by Ryan Gosling

SONG – ANIMATED FILM
“Can’t Stop The Feeling” (Trolls) Written by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback. Performed by Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick

SONG – SCIFI/FANTASY FILM
“Just Like Fire” (Alice Through the Looking Glass) Written by Pink, Max Martin, Shellback and Oscar Holter. Performed by Pink

SONG – DOCUMENTARY
“A Minute to Breathe” (Before the Flood) Written and performed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
Suicide Squad – Various Artists (Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records)

MAIN TITLE – TV SHOW / DIGITAL SERIES
Victor Reyes (The Night Manager)

ORIGINAL SCORE – TV SHOW / MINI SERIES
Alex Heffes (Roots)

ORIGINAL SCORE – VIDEO GAME
Derek Duke, Neal Acree, Sam Cardon, Cris Velasco (Overwatch)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – TELEVISION
Nora Felder (Stranger Things)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – FILM
Jojo Villanueva (Sing)

SONG/SCORE – MOBILE VIDEO GAME
Jesper Kyd, Lorne Balfe, Brian Tyler, main theme arranger: Jeff Broadbent – Assassin’s Creed Identity (Ubisoft)

INDEPENDENT MUSIC VIDEO
Jon Mullane – Born Beautiful

SONG/SCORE – TRAILER
Layal Watfeh – Slums of India

SONG/SCORE – COMMERCIAL ADVERTISEMENT
Adrian L. Hernandez – B-52: Three Generations

SPECIAL FEATURE – HONORABLE MENTION
Jon Mullane – Shine On
Phil Celia – In the Family Room: The Phil Celia Band

 

MUSIC GENRE WINNERS

Adult Contemporary/AAA
Erik Odsell

Alternative
Ships Have Sailed

Americana/Folk/Acoustic
Sunshine Stills

Blues
Devin Leigh

Christian/Gospel
HizWill

Contemporary Classical/Instrumental
Nicola Lerra

Country
Randall Cohen & Gregory Martindale

Dance
NJ Taylor

EDM (Electronic Dance Music)
David Longoria

Holiday
Jennifer Thomas

Jazz
Suzanne Grzanna

Lyricist
Debra Gussin

New Age/Ambient
Tina Guo and Peter Kater

Pop
Ty Waters

Producer/Production
Don Cromwell

R&B/Soul
Andy Vargas

Rap/Hip Hop
Big Greg

Reggae
Kranium

Rock
Cold Roses

Singer-Songwriter
Hudson Henry

Vocal (Female)
Malynda Hale

Vocal (Male)
Diego Garcia

World
Damien Dubois

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