SEVENTH ANNUAL GUILD OF MUSIC SUPERVISORS AWARDS
FEBRUARY 16, 2016 AT THE THEATRE AT ACE HOTEL IN LOS ANGELES

 

The Seventh Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards was held on Feb. 16 at the Theater at the Ace Hotel in Lost Angeles.

Recognizing outstanding music supervisors in 15 categories, representing movies, television, games, and trailers. A number of new categories were added this year, including best music supervision in a documentary, best song/recording created for a film, and best original song/recording created for television.

Performances included Aurora, “Deadpool” contributors Teamheadkick, and Interscope artist Jacob Banks.

Complete sponsor list included at the bottom of this page. 

FILM (7th Annual)

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILMS

BUDGETED OVER 25 MILLION DOLLARS

John Houlihan for Deadpool

WINNER: Steven Gizicki for La La Land

Jojo Villanueva for Sing

Becky Bentham for Sing Street

Julia Michels and Julianne Jordan for Trolls

 

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILMS

BUDGETED UNDER 25 MILLION DOLLARS

Julia Michels for Bad Moms

WINNER: Chris Douridas for Captain Fantastic

Karen Elliott for Florence Foster Jenkins

Linda Cohen and Zohran Kwame Mamdani for Queen of Katwe

Gabe Hilfer for Sausage Party

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILMS

BUDGETED UNDER 10 MILLION DOLLARS

WINNER: Howard Paar for 20th Century Women

Joel C. High for Boo! A Madea Halloween

Jason Markey for Edge of Seventeen

Dave Jordan & Jojo Villanueva for Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

Ed Gerrard for Miles Ahead

 

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILMS

BUDGETED UNDER 5 MILLION DOLLARS

Robin Urdang for Elvis & Nixon

Rob Lowry for The Intervention

WINNER: Joel C. High for Of Mind and Music

BEST SONG/RECORDING CREATED FOR A FILM  

Can’t Stop The Feeling!” performed by Justin Timberlake (Trolls)

Julia Michels and Julianne Jordan (Supervisors)

Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, Karl Johan Schuster  (Songwriters)

 

WINNER:  City of Stars performed by Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone (La La Land)

Steven Gizicki (Supervisor)

Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul (Songwriters)

 

 Drive It Like You Stole It” performed by Ferdia Walsh-Peelo (Sing Street)

Becky Bentham (Supervisor)

Gary Clark (Songwriter)

 

 “Heathens” performed by Twenty One Pilots (Suicide Squad

Season Kent and Gabe Hilfer (Supervisors)

Tyler Joseph (Songwriter)

 

 “Just Like Fire” performed by P!nk (Alice Through The Looking Glass)

Mitchell Leib and Kaylin Frank (Supervisors)

Alecia Moore, Max Martin, Karl Johan Schuster, Oscar Holter (Songwriters)

TELEVISION (7th Annual)

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN A TELEVISION DRAMA

Thomas Golubić and Yvette Metoyer for Halt and Catch Fire (Season 3)  

Heather Guibert for Rosewood (Season 1)

WINNER: Nora Felder for Stranger Things (Season 1) 

Liza Richardson and Frank Palazzolo for The Leftovers (Season 2)

Lindsay Wolfington for The Royals (Season 2)

  

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN A TELEVISION MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Jen Ross and Dave Jordan for Empire (Season 2)

Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe, and Jonathan Leahy for Girls (Season 5)

Kevin Edelman for Jane the Virgin (Season 2)

Zach Cowie and Kerri Drootin for Master of None (Season 1)

WINNER: Stephanie Diaz-Matos for The Get Down (Season 1)

 

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN A DOCUSERIES OR REALITY TELEVISION

Meryl Ginsberg for America’s Got Talent (Season 11) 

Robin Kaye for American Idol: The Farewell Season (Season 15)

Carrie Hughes for Follow the Rules (Season 1)

Matthew Hearon-Smith for Noisey (Season 1) 

WINNER: Clyde Lieberman and Jill Meyers for The Voice (Season 10)

 

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN A TELEVISION LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Madonna Wade-Reed for American Crime (Season 2)

PJ Bloom for American Horror Story: Hotel

Tony Scudellari for Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?

WINNER: PJ Bloom for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

 

BEST SONG/RECORDING CREATED FOR TELEVISION

Powerful" performed by Jussie Smollett and Alicia Keys (Empire: Episode 210)

Jen Ross and Dave Jordan (Supervisors)

JR Rotem, Talay Riley, Alexander Izquierdo, Jussie Smollett (Songwriters)

 

 WINNER: Set Me Free” performed by Herizen Guardiola (Feat. Nile Rodgers & The Americanos) (The Get Down: Episode 105)

Stephanie Diaz-Matos (Supervisor)

Louie Rubio, Alexander Shultz, Raja Kumari, Baz Luhrmann, Elliott Wheeler(Songwriters)

 

Life On Mars” performed by Aurora (Girls: Episode 505)

Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe, and Jonathan Leahy (Supervisors)

David Bowie (Songwriter)

 

 “Does She Love" performed by Gabrielle Dennis (Rosewood: Episode 119)

Heather Guibert (Supervisor)

Gabriel Mann, Rebecca Kneubuhl, Jeannie Lurie (Songwriters)

 

 “Half Light" performed by Banners (The Royals: Episode 210)

Lindsay Wolfington (Supervisor)

Daniel Smith, Justin Parker (Songwriters)

DOCUMENTARY (7th Annual)

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR A DOCUMENTARY 

WINNER: Iain Cooke and Ian Neil for Oasis: Supersonic

Mirna Maddox for Tower

Gary Welch for I Called Him Morgan

Dan Wilcox for Gleason  

Heather Kreamer for Where To Invade Next

TRAILERS (7th Annual)

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR TRAILERS

Toddrick Spalding for The Accountant (Teaser #1)

Jordan Silverberg for The Lego Batman Movie (Teaser #1 “Batcave”)  

WINNER: Lana Bui and Naaman Snell for Suicide Squad (Trailer #2 “Rhapsody”)  

Danny Exum for Kubo and the Two Strings (Trailer #1)

Marcy Bulkeley for The Girl on The Train (Trailer #1) 

VIDEO GAMES (7th Annual)

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN A VIDEO GAME

Steve Schnur for Battlefield 1

Brandon Young and Katie Byam for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

WINNER: Cybele Pettus for FIFA 17

Maya Halfon and Kyle Hopkins for Forza Horizon 3

Jonathan Mayer and Scott Hanau for Uncharted 4

ADVERTISING (7th Annual)

BEST USE OF MUSIC BY A MUSIC HOUSE

Marmoset for Secret “Ladies Room” 

Ring the Alarm for Lincoln “Crafted”

Peter Gannon (Walker) for Heinz "Weiner Stampede”

WINNER: Sam Spiegel (Squeak-E Clean) for Kenzo The New Fragrance

Dawn Sutter Madell (Agoraphone) for Audi "Commander"

Beth Urdang and Brienne Rose (Noiseracket) for Spotify “Moving”

BEST USE OF MUSIC BY A BRAND

WINNER: Apple iPhone 7 "Dive"

Nike “Unlimited Together”

LG / HitRECord LG V20 "Everyday, Spectacular”

GUILD OF MUSIC SUPERVISORS

LEGACY AWARD:  GARY LEMEL

This award will be presented to film music icon Gary LeMel, who as President of Music at both Columbia Pictures and Warner Bros. Studios, shifted pop culture many times over with films such as “A Star Is Born”, “The Big Chill”, “Ghostbusters”, “The Bodyguard”, “The Matrix”, “The Hangover”, the “Batman” franchise, the “Harry Potter” and “Ocean’s Eleven” series and nearly 500 other films.  

Also a film producer, Gary worked with Martin Scorsese on a Frank Sinatra Biopic in 2011.  Gary is also known to be an amazing philanthropist, having held leadership positions at the City Of Hope Cancer Hospital, the TJ Martel Cancer Foundation, Phoenix House and the NARAS Musician Assistance Program.