Jul 13

2017 Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

via Film Music Reporter

The nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Here are the music-related categories:

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

The Crown – Hyde Park Corner – Music by Rupert Gregson-Williams
House of Cards – Chapter 63 – Music by Jeff Beal
Planet Earth II – Islands – Music by Jacob Shea & Jasha Klebe
A Series of Unfortunate Events – A Bad Beginning – Music by James Newton Howard
Taboo – Episode 1 – Music by Max Richter
Victoria – Doll 123 – Music by Martin Phipps, Ruth Barrett & Natalie Holt

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

Fargo – Aporia – Music by Jeff Russo
FEUD: Bette and Joan – Pilot –  Music by Mac Quayle
Five Came Back – The Price Of Victory – Music by Jeremy Turner
O.J. Made in America – Part 3 –  Music by Gary Lionelli
Suite Francaise – Music by Rael Jones
The White Helmets – Music by Patrick Jonsson

Original Main Title Theme Music:

FEUD: Bette and Joan – Theme by Mac Quayle
Genius – Theme by Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe
The Good Fight – Theme by David Buckley
Stranger Things – Theme by Michael Stein & Kyle Dixon
Victoria – Theme by Martin Phipps
Westworld – Theme by Ramin Djawadi

Original Music and Lyrics:

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – When Will Josh & Friends Leave Me Alone? / Song Title: Tap That Ass – Music & Lyrics by Adam Schlesinger, Lyrics by Rachel Bloom & Jack Dolgen
Duck The Halls: A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special / Song Title: Jing-A-Ling-A-Ling –  Music & Lyrics by Christopher Willis, Lyrics by Darrick Bachman & Paul Rudish
Jimmy Kimmel Live –Jessica Chastain/Willie Nelson/Hunter Hayes / Song Title: The Ballad of Claus Jorstad (Devil Stool) – Music & Lyrics by Jonathan Kimmel & Barry Greenberg
Saturday Night Live – Host: Casey Affleck / Song Title: Last Christmas – Music by Eli Brueggemann, Lyrics by Chancelor Johnathan Bennett, Kenan Thompson & Will Stephen
13th  – Song Title: Letter to the Free – Music & Lyrics by Robert Glasper & Karriem Riggins
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Kimmy’s Roommate Lemonades! / Song Title: Hell No – Music by Jeff Richmond, Lyrics by Tina Fey & Sam Means

Oustanding Music Direction: 

American Epic – The American Epic Sessions – Bernard MacMahon, Duke Erikson, Jack White & T Bone Burnett
Joshua Bell: Seasons Of Cuba (Live From Lincoln Center) – David Lai
Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute To The Music Of The Bee Gees – Rickey Minor
Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Starring Lady Gaga – Michael Bearden
Taking The Stage: African American Music And Stories That Changed America – Rickey Minor
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet To Come – Tom Scott

Outstanding Music Supervision:

Better Call Saul – Sunk Costs – Thomas Golubic
Big Little Lies – You Get What You Need – Susan Jacobs
Girls – Tour – Manish Raval, Jonathan Leahy & Tom Wolfe
Master of None – Amarsi Un Po – Zach Cowie & Kerri Drootin
Stranger Things – Nora Felder

For the full list of nominations, visit Emmys.com. The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (including all music categories) will be presented on September 9 & 10 and the main awards ceremony will take place on September 17 at the Microsoft Theatre L.A. LIVE.