County crooners, pop stars, Pixar tune gurus and sweet singers compete for Oscar gold.
John Barry, the English composer who won five Oscars for such films as "Out of Africa" and "Dances With Wolves" but who was best-known for James Bond themes like "Goldfinger" and "Thunderball," died…
When it comes to Oscar's original score category, is there such a thing as momentum for potential nominees?
Seventy-seven original scores have qualified for Academy Award consideration, according to the list mailed this week to the 236 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' music…
The scores for four contenders for Academy Awards have run afoul of music-branch rules and are being Sdisqualified from Oscar consideration.
DVD label Twilight Time launches next month with a unique angle and business model that caters to the niche market that loves old film music.
No Academy group has tinkered more with its rules than the music branch. Over the years, categories have been added and subtracted, and the award titles have changed repeatedly.
"What music should accompany a 14-year-old girl bent on avenging her father's murder in the Old West?," says composer Carter Burwell of "True Grit."
For "Alice in Wonderland" -- their 13th film together -- composer Danny Elfman and director Tim Burton had a tougher time than usual.
"Never Let Me Go" needed music that was as delicately balanced as the storytelling.
Ronni Chasen was remembered as a brilliant publicist, as well as a loyal and funny friend, at a memorial service Sunday morning at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City. The crowd easily numbered…