Congratulations to the 48th Grammy Award Nominees


The Society of Composers & Lyricists congratulates all of the Grammy Award nominees, including many who are SCL members. The nominees in the Film/TV/Visual Media and Composing fields are:

Field 22 – Film/TV/Visual Media
Category 81 – Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
(Award to Composer(s) for an original score created specifically for, or as a companion to, a current legitimate motion picture, television show or series or other visual media.)

• The Aviator
Howard Shore, composer

• The Incredibles
Michael Giacchino, composer
[Walt Disney Records]

• Million Dollar Baby
Clint Eastwood, composer
[Varèse Sarabande Records]

• Ray
Craig Armstrong, composer
[Atlantic/Rhino/WMG Soundtracks]

• Star Wars Episode III – Revenge Of The Sith
John Williams, composer
[Sony Classical /Sony Music Soundtrax]

Field 22 – Film/TV/Visual Media
Category 82 – Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
(A Songwriter(s) award. For a song (melody & lyrics) written specifically for a motion picture, television or other visual media, and released for the first time during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parenthesis.) Singles or Tracks only.)

• Believe Glen Ballard & Alan Silvestri, songwriters (Josh Groban)
Track from: The Polar Express
[Warner Sunset/Reprise; Publishers: Warner Olive Music, Aerostation Corp., Universal-MCA Music Publishing, Jobanala Music.]

• Cold Wind
The Arcade Fire, songwriters (The Arcade Fire)
Track from: Six Feet Under Volume 2 – Everything Ends
[Astralwerks/EMI; Publisher: Copyright Control/SOCAN.]

• Million Voices
Jerry Duplessis, Andrea Guerra & Wyclef Jean, songwriters (Wyclef Jean)
Track from: Hotel Rwanda
[Commotion Records; Publishers: Huss-Zwing Publishing, Sony/ATV Publishing, Te-Bass Music, Mott Street Music.]

• Square One
Tom Petty, songwriter (Tom Petty)
Track from: Elizabethtown
[RCA/ Vinyl Films; Publisher: Adria K Music.]

• Wonka’s Welcome Song
John August & Danny Elfman, songwriters (Danny Elfman)
Track from: Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
[Warner Sunset; Publishers: Warner-Barham Music, Little Maestro Music.]

Field 23 – Composing/Arranging
Category 83 – Best Instrumental Composition
(A Composer’s Award for an original composition (not an adaptation) first released during the Eligibility Year. Singles or Tracks only.)

• Anakin’s Betrayal
John Williams, composer (John Williams & The London Symphony Orchestra and
London Voices)
Track from: Star Wars Episode III – Revenge Of The Sith – Soundtrack
[Sony Classical /Sony Music Soundtrax]

• The Ferry Scene
John Williams, composer (John Williams)
Track from: War Of The Worlds – Soundtrack

• The Incredits
Michael Giacchino, composer (Various Artists)
Track from: The Incredibles – Soundtrack
[Walt Disney Records]

• Into The Light
Billy Childs, composer (Billy Childs Ensemble)
Track from: Lyric
[Lunacy Music/Artistshare]