2020 / 2021 VOTING, NOMINEE, & AWARDS TIMELINE:

Friday, January 15, 2021 Submission portal closed (extended from 12/31)

Monday, March 1, 2021 - Voting Opens

Monday, March 15, 2021 - Voting Closes

Sunday, April 11, 2021 - Virtual 11th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards

2021 Nominees Announcement 

11TH ANNUAL GMS AWARDS NOMINEES

 

FILM

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Over $25 Million
Jonathan Leahy - Bill & Ted Face The Music
Becky Bentham - Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
Julia Michels - Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
Tom MacDougall - Soul
Angela Leus - Trolls World Tour

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $25 Million

Season Kent - Happiest Season
Linda Cohen - The High Note
Dan Wilcox - I’m Your Woman
Kevin Edelman - I Still Believe
Dawn Sutter Madell - Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $10 Million

Tracy McKnight - The Half Of It
Liz Gallacher - Military Wives
Robin Urdang - Palm Springs
Susan Jacobs - Promising Young Woman

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $5 Million

Jessica Moore - Babyteeth
Gerry Cueller, Greg Danylyshyn - Burden
Dondrea Erauw, Michael Perlmutter - The Cuban
Javier Nuño, Joe Rodríguez - I’m No Longer Here (Ya No Estoy Aquí)
Adèle Ho, Graham Kurzner - Yellow Rose

Best Song Written and/or Recorded for a Film

“Turntables” from All In: The Fight for Democracy
Writer: George “George 2.0” A. Peters II, Janelle “Django Jane” Monáe, Nathaniel Irvin III
Performed By: Janelle Monáe
Music Supervisor: Andrew Gross

“Love Myself” from The High Note
Writer: Greg Kurstin, Sarah Aarons 
Performed By: Tracee Ellis Ross
Music Supervisor: Linda Cohen

“Make It Work” from Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
Writer: John Stephens
Performed By: Forest Whitaker, Anika Noni Rose 
Music Supervisor: Julia Michels

 

“Carried Me with You” from Onward
Writer: Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth
Performed By: Brandi Carlile
Music Supervisor: Tom MacDougall

 

“Hear My Voice” from The Trial of Chicago 7
Writer: Celeste Waite, Daniel Pemberton
Performed By: Celeste
Music Supervisor: Peter Afterman, Alison Litton

 

TELEVISION

Best Music Supervision - Television Drama

Ashley Neumeister – American Soul – Season 2
Thomas Golubić – Better Call Saul – Season 5
Amanda Krieg Thomas, Alexis Martin Woodall, Ryan Murphy – Hollywood – Season 1
Sarah Bromberg, Stephanie Diaz-Matos – P-Valley – Season 1
Liza Richardson – Watchmen – Season 1

 

Best Music Supervision - Television Comedy or Musical
Andrea von Foerster – Daybreak – Season 1

Manish Raval, Alison Rosenfeld, Tom Wolfe – High Fidelity – Season 1
Kier Lehman – Insecure – Season 4
Robin Urdang – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Season 3
Matt Biffa – Sex Education – Season 2

 

Best Music Supervision - Reality Television

Robin Kaye, Ashley Viergever – American Idol – Season 4
Cathy Duncan – America’s Most Musical Family – Season 1
Matthew Hearon-Smith – Legendary – Season 1
Meryl Ginsberg – The Masked Singer – Season 3

 

Best Music Supervision - Television Movie

Mandi Collier, Frankie Pine – Patsy & Loretta
Liz Gallacher – The Sleepover
Marius de Vries – Stargirl
Warren Fischer, Laura Webb, Lindsay Wolfington – To All the
Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

 

Best Song Written and/or Recorded for Television

Title: “Build It Up”
Songwriter: Ingrid Michaelson
Artist: Ingrid Michaelson
Program: Little Fires Everywhere
Episode: #108 “Find a Way”
Music Supervisor: Mary Ramos

 

Title: “Memorized”
Songwriters: Taylor Goldsmith, Siddhartha Khosla
Artist: Blake Stadnik
Program: This Is Us
Episode: #401 “Strangers”
Music Supervisors: Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe

 

Title: “One Less Angel”
Songwriters: Thomas Mizer, Curtis Moore
Artist: Darius de Haas
Program: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Episode: #301 “Strike Up the Band”
Music Supervisor: Robin Urdang

 

Title: “The Way It Used to Be”
Songwriters: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
Artists: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Program: Watchmen
Episode: #106 “This Extraordinary Being”
Music Supervisor: Liza Richardson

 

Title: “The Whole of the Moon”
Songwriter: Michael Scott
Artist: Fiona Apple
Program: The Affair
Episode: #511
Music Supervisor: Michael Hill

 

DOCUMENTARIES

Best Music Supervision for a Documentary
Liz Gallacher - Belushi
Aminé Ramer - Crip Camp
Ian Neil - Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan
Chris Robertson - Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President
Ed Gerrard - Mr. Soul!

 

Best Music Supervision in a Docuseries
Jon Ernst - Cheer
Willa Yudell - Helter Skelter: An American Myth
Rudy Chung - The Last Dance
Dan Wilcox - Street Food: Latin America

 

TRAILERS

Best Music Supervision in a Trailer
Mike Lynn - Judas And The Black Messiah
Brian Murphy - Jungleland
Gregory Sweeney - Land
Chase Casanova - Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Mike Lynn - Pieces of A Woman

 

 

ADVERTISING

Best Music Supervision in Advertising (Synch)

David Lapinsky - Procter & Gamble "The Choice"
Andy Hamm - Apple "A Journey Into The Valley Of Fire - Shot on iPhone"
Mike Ladman - New York Times "Life Needs Truth"
Mike Ladman - Facebook "Never Lost"
Andrew Kahn, Morgan Thoryk - Zillow "The Real Value of Home"

Best Music Supervision in Advertising (Original Music)

Rebecca Grierson - JaxJox "The All-In-One Interactive Studio"
Andrew Kahn, Morgan Thoryk - Xfinity Mobile "Go Your Own Way"
Jessie Kalikow - Apple - "The Magic Of Mini feat. Tierra Whack"
Jonathan Wellbelove - Apple iPhone 12 Pro - "Make Movies Like The Movies"
Mike Ladman - Hennessy "Maurice And The Black Bear School"

 

VIDEO GAMES

Best Music Supervision in a Video Game

Karyn Rachtman, Otis Rachtman - BEYOND BLUE
Eric Craig, Przemysław “Malik” Malicki, Brian McNelis, Krzysztof Ostrowski - Cyberpunk 2077
Raphaella Lima, Cybele Pettus, Steve Schnur - FIFA 21
Eric Kalver, Brandon Young - Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2
Mary Ramos - Wasteland 3