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‘La La Land’ Scores Three Hollywood Music in Media Nominations

La La Land” has scored a leading three Hollywood Music in Media Awards nominations for Justin Hurwitz’s score, and two songs performed by stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.

Stone, who plays an actress in the film, performed “Audition,” written by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul. Gosling sang “City of Stars,” also written by Hurwitz, Pasek, and Paul.

Other nominees for the original score award are Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka for “Lion”; Henry Jackman for “Birth of a Nation”; Mica Levi for “Jackie”; Nicholas Britell for “Moonlight”; and Rupert Gregson-Williams for “Hacksaw Ridge.”

The other four nominees for original song are “Dancing With Your Shadow” for “Po,” written by Burt Bacharach and performed by Sheryl Crow; “Down With Mary” for “Too Late,” written and performed by John Hawkes; “The Rules Don’t Apply” for “Rules Don’t Apply,” written by Eddie Arkin and Lorraine Feather, and performed by Lily Collins; and “Runnin’ for “Hidden Figures, written and performed by Pharrell Williams.

The 2016 HMMA event will be held at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Education Through Music – Los Angeles. Past honorees include Smokey Robinson, Glen Campbell, Dave Mason, Christopher Young, and John Debney.

The winners are determined by music-media industry professionals comprised of select members of the Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL), The Television Academy, the AMPAS Music Branch, NARAS, performing rights organizations, film music journalists, and music executives.

Here are all the 2016 Hollywood Music in Media visual media nominees.

ORIGINAL SCORE – FEATURE FILM
• Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka (Lion)
• Henry Jackman (Birth of a Nation)
• Justin Hurwitz (La La Land)
• Mica Levi (Jackie)
• Nicholas Britell (Moonlight)
• Rupert Gregson-Williams (Hacksaw Ridge)

ORIGINAL SCORE – SI-FI/FANTASY FILM
• Bear McCreary (10 Cloverfield Lane)
• David Wingo (Midnight Special)
• John Debney (The Jungle Book)
• John Ottman (X-Men: Apocalypse)
• Jóhann Jóhannsson (Arrival)
• Michael Giacchino (Doctor Strange)

ORIGINAL SCORE – ANIMATED FILM
• Alexandre Desplat (The Secret Life of Pets)
• Hans Zimmer and Richard Harvey (The Little Prince)
• Heitor Pereira (Angry Birds)
• Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mark Mancina, Opetaia Foa’i ( Moana)
• Michael Giacchino (Zootopia)
• Thomas Newman (Finding Dory)

ORIGINAL SCORE – DOCUMENTARY
• Crystal Grooms Mangano (Asperger’s Are Us)
• Mark Adler (Command and Control)
• Nick Cave and Warren Ellis (MARS)
• Ryan Miller (Tig)
• Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Gustavo Santaolalla, Mogwai ( Before the Flood)

ORIGINAL SCORE – INDEPENDENT FILM
• Atti Pacsay (The Carer)
• Isaias Garcia (Quarries)
• Nicolas Techer (The Roots of Men)
• Mark Isham (Mr. Church)
• Scott Glasgow (The Curse Of Sleeping Beauty)

ORIGINAL SCORE – SHORT
• Alan Williams (The Lion and the Mouse)
• Christoph Zirngibl (Refugee Blues)
• Manel Gil-Inglada  (EVO)
• Mariano Saulino (The Talk)
• Pablo Croissier (Lookouts)
• Sam Cardon (Overwatch: The Last Bastion)

SONG – FEATURE FILM
• “Audition”  (La La Land) Written by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, performed by Emma Stone
• “City of Stars” (La La Land) Written by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, performed by Ryan Gosling
• “Dancing with Your Shadow” (PO) Written by Burt Bacharach, performed by Sheryl Crow
• “Down With Mary” (Too Late) Written & performed by John Hawkes
• “Rules Don’t Apply” (Rules Don’t Apply) Written by Eddie Adkins and Lorraine Feather, performed by Lily Collins
• “Runnin’” (Hidden Figures) Written and performed by Pharrell Williams

SONG – ANIMATED FILM
• “Can’t Stop The Feeling” (Trolls) Written by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback. Performed by Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick
• “Faith” (Sing) Written by Ryan Tedder, Stevie Wonder, Francis Farewell Starlight; Performed by Stevie Wonder feat. Ariana Grande
• “The Great Beyond” (Sausage Party) Written by Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, Seth Rogan, Evan Goldberg. Performed by Sausage Party Cast
• “Try Everything” (Zootopia) Written by Sia, Mikkel Storleer Erikse n and Tor Erik Hermansen. Performed by Shakira
• “We Know the Way” (Moana) Written by Mark Mancina, Opetaia Foa’i, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Performed by Lin-Manuel Miranda

SONG – SCIFI/FANTASY FILM
• “Just Like Fire” (Alice Through the Looking Glass) Written by Pink, Max Martin, Shellback and Oscar Holter. Performed by Pink
• “Scars” (Allegiant) Written and performed by Tove Lo
• “Sledgehammer” (Star Trek Beyond) Written by Sia Furler, Robyn Fenty and Jesse Shatkin, performed by Rihanna
• “Sucker for Pain” (Suicide Squad) Written and performed by Lil Wayne, Wiz Kahlifa, Imagine Dragons, Ty Dolla Sign and Logic , featuring X Ambassadors
• “Wish That You Were Here” (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children) Written and Performed by Florence and the Machine

SONG – DOCUMENTARY
• “A Minute to Breathe” (Before the Flood) Written and performed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
• “Flicker” (Audrie & Daisy) Written and performed by Tori Amos
• “Letter to the Free” (13th) Written and performed by Common
• “MARS” (MARS) Written & Performed by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
• “The Empty Chair” (Jim: The James Foley Story) Written by J. Ralph and Sting, performed by Sting
• “Words” (Tig) Written and performed by Sharon Van Etten

SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
• Deadpool – Various Artists (Milan Records)
• How to Be Single – Various Artists (Watertower Records)
• Sing – Various Artists (Republic Records)
• Suicide Squad  – Various Artists  (Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records)
• The Nice Guys ­ – Various Artists  (Lakeshore Records)
• Trolls ­ – Various Artists  (RCA)

MAIN TITLE – TV SHOW / DIGITAL SERIES
• Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad (Marvel’s Luke Cage) Netflix
• Hans Zimmer (The Crown) Netflix
• Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein (Stranger Things) Netflix
• Rodrigo Amarante (Narcos) Netflix
• Victor Reyes (The Night Manager) AMC

ORIGINAL SCORE – TV SHOW / MINI SERIES
• Alex Heffes and Phillip Miller (Roots) History Channel
• Jeff Russo (Fargo) FX
• James Newton Howard (All the Way) HBO
• Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein (Stranger Things) Netflix
• Mac Quayle (Mr. Robot) USA
• Sean Callery (Minority Report) Fox

ORIGINAL SCORE – VIDEO GAME
• Akihiko Narita (Resident Evil 6)
• Austin Wintory (ABZU)
• Derek Duke and Neal Acree (Overwatch)
• Jason Graves (Far Cry: Primal)
• Jonathan Wandag (Song of the Deep)
• Russell Brower, Neal Acree, Sam Carton, Edo Guidotti, Glenn Stafford (World of Warcraft: Legion)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – TELEVISION
• Jack Dolgen (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
• Jennifer Ross (Empire)
• Meghan Currier, Randall Poster (Vinyl)
• Nora Felder (Stranger Things)
• Robin Urdang (Younger)
• Stephanie Diaz-Matos, Leon Doyle Bromell (The Get Down)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – FILM
• Dave Jordan, Jojo Villanueva (Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life)
• Gabe Helfer  (Suicide Squad)
• John Houlihan (Deadpool)
• Jojo Villanueva (Sing)
• Julianne Jordan, Julia Michels, Justin Timberlake (Trolls)
• Steven Gizicki, Jason Ruder (La La Land)

SONG/SCORE – MOBILE VIDEO GAME
• Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe – Ngame (Tencent Games)
• Jesper Kyd, Lorne Balfe, Brian Tyler, main theme arranger: Jeff Broadbent – Assassin’s Creed Identity (Ubisoft)
• Nima Fakhrara – 1979 Revolution (iNK Stories)
• Ryan Richko, additional music by Joona Latti – Memory Match and Catch (Squish Studios)
• Van Zeng – Eternal Arena (Net Ease Games)

SONG/SCORE – TRAILER
• Blizzard Entertainment, Neal Acree – Overwatch: Dragons
• Layal Watfeh – Slums of India
• Luigi Pulcini – Deserted

SONG/SCORE – COMMERCIAL ADVERTISEMENT
• Adrian L. Hernandez – B-52: Three Generations
• Evan Roth – Samsung
• Ivan Capillas – Juntos, podemo s
• Ivan Ruiz Serrano – Thomas Edison: Nancy’s Son
• Rory Gardiner – Xarelto
• Stefano Sacchi – Park Lane Ala Moana

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