HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Music Supervisors Guild Awards: ‘King Richard,’ ‘Encanto,’ Among Nominees
Article written by Hilary Lewis of The Hollywood Reporter
The Guild of Music Supervisors has announced the nominees for its 12th annual awards ceremony, recognizing work across film, TV, games, documentaries, advertising and trailers.
Several films landed two nominations, including recently announced Oscar nominees Encanto and King Richard as well as The Harder They Fall, Flag Day and To All the Boys: Always and Forever.
Other film nominees, broken down by budget for titles under and over $25 million, under $10 million and under $5 million, include Being the Ricardos, The Tender Bar, Annette, Barb and Star Go to Vista del Mar, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Passing, Red Rocket, The Worst Person in the World, Zola and Tick, Tick…Boom!
The category of best song written or recorded for a film includes Oscar nominees “Be Alive,” performed by Beyoncé, from King Richard and “Dos Oruguitas,” written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, from Encanto as well as The Harder They Fall’s “Guns Go Bang,” performed by Jay-Z and Kid Cudi, Flag Day‘s “My Father’s Daughter,” written by Eddie Vedder and Glen Hansard; and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings‘ “Fire in the Sky,” performed by Anderson .Paak.
On the TV side, with categories broken up by genre, Sex Education landed two nods. Other TV series nominated for their music supervision include The Crown, Lovecraft Country, The White Lotus and Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.
The 12th annual Music Supervisors Guild Awards ceremony, which will take place virtually on March 20, will honor 13-time Oscar nominee Diane Warren and music industry veteran, spending a total of 30 years at Disney Studios, Mitchell Leib.