Emmy music contenders

Music for Screens: Summer 2011

Nominees for music composition, music direction, main title music, and original music and lyrics.

Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
• “Mildred Pierce” – Part Five, Carter Burwell
• “The Pillars Of The Earth” – Anarchy, Trevor Morris
• “Any Human Heart” (Part 2) – Dan Jones
• “Sherlock: A Study in Pink” – David Arnold and Michael Price
• “Thurgood” – Rob Mathes

Outstanding Music Composition for a Series
• “Family Guy” (“Road to the North Pole”) – Ron Jones
• “American Masters” (“John Muir In The New World”) – Garth Neustadter
• “The Simpsons” (“Treehouse Of Horror XXI”) – Alf H. Clausen
• “Family Guy” (“And Then There Were Fewer”) – Walter Murphy
• “30 Rock” (“100”) – Jeff Richmond

Outstanding Music Direction
• “83rd Annual Academy Awards” – William Ross
• “Hitman Returns: David Foster and Friends” – David Foster
• “The Kennedy Center Honors” – Rob Mathes and Rob Berman
• “An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka Khan” – Ricky Minor
• “Harry Connick Jr., In Concert On Broadway” – Harry Connick Jr.
• “2011 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony” – Paul Shaffer

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
• “The Borgias” – Trevor Morris
• “Mildred Pierce” – Carter Burwell
• “Episodes” – Mark Thomas
• “Any Human Heart” – Dan Jones
• “The Kennedys” – Sean P. Callery
• “Camelot” – Jeff Danna and Mychael Danna

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics
• “Family Guy” – Road To The North Pole (“Christmastime Is Killing Us”)
• “Saturday Night Live” – Host: Jeff Bridges (“I Just Had Sex”)
• “Robert Klein: Unfair & Unbalanced — (“An American Prayer”)
• “Saturday Night Live” – Host: Justin Timberlake (Justin Timberlake monologue)
• “Saturday Night Live” – Host: Tina Fey (“Jack Sparrow”)
• “Saturday Night Live” – Host: Justin Timerberlake (“3-Way (The Golden Rule)”)

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