Tuesday, 18 July 2017 17:06

Emmy Noms Announced, "Music Supervision" Category Debuts Featured

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Music got it's due, and then some, in the nominations for the 2017 Emmy Awards. In addition to the usual sonic categories of musical composition, musical direction, original music and lyrics, and theme music, the recognition of music supervision made it's long overdue debut.

Congratulations to the Television Academy for filling that void, and to all the nominees who worked incredibly hard to distinguish themselves in a field that's more crowded than ever.  We at MusicSupervision101 are especially proud to note that "Music Supervision" nominee Thomas Golubić is profiled in the new 2nd edition of the "Music Superivsion" textbook.

This year's ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 17th at 8 PM Eastern on CBS. The full list of music-related nominees follows -- to see all nominees visit Variety.

Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)

Rupert Gregson-Williams ("The Crown" — "Hyde Park Corner")

Jeff Beal ("House of Cards" — "Chapter 63")

Jacob Shea, Jasha Klebe ("Planet Earth II" — "Islands")

James Newton Howard ("A Series of Unfortunate Events" — "A Bad Beginning")

Max Richter ("Taboo" — "Episode 1")

Martin Phipps, Ruth Barrett, Natalie Holt ("Victoria (Masterpiece)" — "Doll 123")


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

Jeff Russo ("Fargo" — "Aporia")

Mac Quayle ("FEUD: Bette and Joan" — "Pilot")

Jeremy Turner ("Five Came Back" — "The Price of Victory")

Gary Lionelli ("OJ: Made in America" — "Part 3")

Rael Jones ("Suite Française")

Patrick Jonsson ("The White Helmets")


Music Direction

Bernard MacMahon, Duke Erikson, Jack White, T Bone Burnett ("American Epic" — "The American Epic Sessions")

David Lai ("Joshua Bell: Seasons of Cuba (Live from Lincoln Center)")

Rickey Minor ("Stayin' Alive: A Grammy Salute to The Music of The Bee Jees")

Michael Bearden ("Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Starring Lady Gaga")

Rickey Minor ("Taking the Stage: African American Music And Stories That Changed America")

Tom Scott ("Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet To Come")


Original Music and Lyrics

Adam Schlesinger, Rachel Bloom, Jack Dolgen ("Crazy Ex Girlfriend" — "We Tapped That Ass")

Christopher Willis, Darrick Bachman, Paul Rudish ("Duck the Halls: A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special" — "Jing-A-Ling-A-Ling")

Jonathan Kimmel, Gary Greenberg ("Jimmy Kimmel Live" — "The Ballad of Claus Jorstad (Devil Stool)")

Eli Brueggemann, Chancelor Johnathan Bennett, Kenan Thompson, Will Stephen ("Saturday Night Live" — "Last Christmas")

Common, Robert Glasper, Karriem Riggins ("13th" — "Letter to the Free")

Jeff Richmond, Tina Fey, Sam Means ("Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" — "Hell No")


Original Main Title Theme Music

Mac Quayle ("FEUD: Bette and Joan")

Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe ("Genius")

John David Buckley ("The Good Fight")

Michael Stein, Kyle Dixon ("Stranger Things")

Martin Phipps ("Victoria (Masterpiece)")

Ramin Djawadi ("Westworld")


Music Supervision

Thomas Golubic ("Better Call Saul" — "Sunk Costs")

Susan Jacobs ("Big Little Lies" — "You Get What You Need")

Manish Raval, Jonathan Leahy, Tom Wolfe ("Girls" — "Goodbye Tour")

Zach Cowie, Kerri Drootin ("Master of None" — "Amarsi Un Po")

Nora Felder ("Stranger Things" — "Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street")

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