Hollywood Music in Media Awards Announces Film and Other Visual Media Award Winners


The Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) announced the WINNERS in the Film and All Music for Visual Media categories. Film winners in the sheet music, song, screen performance and other genre music categories include: DON’T LOOK UP, DUNE, NO TIME TO DIE, CODA, RESPECT, PARALLEL MOTHERS and C’MON C ‘ MY. The winning composers include many Oscar winners and nominees including Hans Zimmer, Nicholas Britell, Alberto Iglesias, Rachel Portman, Mychael Danna and Marco Beltrami. The songwriter winners are Adam Levine and Savan Kotecha, Billie Eilish, Finneas and Rufus Wainwright. CODA won two awards: Outstanding Song for the independent film “Beyond The Shore” and Outstanding On-Screen Musical Performance of a Song (Original or Pre-existing), for Amelia Jones as Ruby singing and signing “Both Sides Now », By Joni Mitchell, during his audition for the Berklee School of Music. Non-cinematic award winners included for the outstanding TV soundtrack of Netflix’s hit Korean-language show SQUID GAMES with an acceptance speech from Seoul, Korea, by composer Jung Jae-il. Film studio winners by the numbers: MGM 4, Apple 3, Paramount 2, Sony Pictures Classics 2, Netflix 1, Warner Bros. 1, A24 1, Discovery 1 and Focus Features 1. For television, Netflix received the most awards.

The awards were presented on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. (PST). The HMMAs honor composers, songwriters, music supervisors and filmmakers for their work in music for film, television, and video games.

Hollywood Music in Media Awards ™ (HMMA) is the premier awards organization to honor original music (song and score) in all visual media around the world. HMMA nominations have historically been representative of the nominees and winners of the Golden Globes, Oscars, Grammys and Emmys that occur months later. The Hollywood Music in Media Awards will feature musical performances, celebrity presenters, tributes to music industry icons, awards for songwriters, songwriters and artists and the new category, Outstanding On-Screen Performance in a movie. The new category recognized an exceptional song (original or pre-existing performance). This award will be presented to the on-screen artist.

Past HMMA winners who went on to win Oscars include Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste for SOUL, Hildur Guðnadóttir for JOKER, Ludwig Goransson for BLACK PANTHER, Alexandre Desplat for SHAPE OF WATER, songs from JUDAS & THE BLACK MESSIAH, LA LA LAND, A STAR IS BORN and more. HMMA voters consist of selected journalists, Oscar, Grammy, Golden Globe and Emmy voters. For a list of winners and nominees in all categories, click here.


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