The 11th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMAs) were held virtually and prerecorded. The awards honored composers, songwriters and music supervisors for excellence in music for film, television, and video games. Winners included Diane Warren, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste, James Newton Howard, Ludwig Gorannson, Emile Mosseri and Ben Wallfisch. Netflix and Universal tied with the most wins in the film categories with three nominations each. Legendary songwriter and producer David Foster presented The HMMA Career 

 

Achievement honor to Kenny Loggins who gave a special performance. Other presenters included Colin Hay (who presented Outstanding Music Documentary winner THE BEE GEES: HOW DO YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART.) Other presenters included composer guild presidents Starr Parodi, Alliance for Women Film Composers (AWFC) and Ashley Irwin, Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL) along with past winners including composer Michael Abels (US). Past HMMA winners who went on to Oscar wins in music categories include scores for JOKER, BLACK PANTHER, SHAPE OF WATER, GRAVITY and songs from A STAR IS BORN and LA LA LAND. Historically, a high percentage of HMMA score and song nominees have gone on to be Oscar shortlisted or nominated.

 Outstanding Song category winners' acceptance speeches included: (studio feature) “Io Si (Seen)” from THE LIFE AHEAD Diane Warren (Independent feature) - "Everybody Cries" THE OUTPOST Rita Wilson, Rod Lurie, Larry Groupe (documentary) - "Never Break" from GIVING VOICE, John Legend Outstanding Score Category winners' acceptance speeches included Score (studio film) – NEWS OF THE WORLD James Newton Howard Score (independent film) – MINARI - Emile Mosseri Score (Animation) – SOUL Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste Score (Sci-Fi / Fantasy) – TENET – Ludwig Göransson Score (Horror) – THE INVISIBLE MAN – Benjamin Wallfisch Special Live Performances included: Starr Parodi performing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" on her studio's 1928 Steinway, originally used in WIZARD OF OZ scoring sessions and for the song Kris Bowers performing with Andra Day on Nat King Cole's Steinway at Capitol Records "Unforgettable" where the song was originally recorded Celeste performing "Hear My Voice" from THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 Rita Wilson performing from her studio, "Everybody Cries" from THE OUTPOST Laura Pausini performing "Io Si (Seen)” from THE LIFE AHEAD Kenny Loggins performing "I'm Alright" OUTSTANDING SCORE – FEATURE FILM NEWS OF THE WORLD (Universal Pictures / Netflix) - James Newton Howard DA 5 BLOODS (Netflix) - Terence Blanchard THE LIFE AHEAD (LA VITA DAVANTI A SE) (Netflix) - Gabriel Yared MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM (Netflix) - Branford Marsalis MANK (Netflix) - Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross THE MIDNIGHT SKY (Netflix) - Alexandre Desplat PIECES OF A WOMAN (Netflix) - Howard Shore THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 (Netflix) - Daniel Pemberton OUTSTANDING SCORE – INDEPENDENT FILM MINARI (A24) - Emile Mosseri THE 24TH (Vertical Entertainment) - Alex Heffes AMMONITE (Neon) - Dustin O'Halloran, Volker Bertelmann THE GLORIAS (LD Entertainment / Roadside Attractions) - Elliot Goldenthal SHIRLEY (Neon) - Tamar-kali WILD MOUNTAIN THYME (Bleecker Street Media) - Amelia Warner OUTSTANDING SCORE – ANIMATED FILM SOUL (Walt Disney Studios) - Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste THE CROODS: A NEW AGE (Universal Pictures) - Mark Mothersbaugh ONWARD (Walt Disney Studios) - Mychael Danna, Jeff Danna SHAUN THE SHEEP: FARMAGEDDON (Netflix) - Tom Howe WOLFWALKERS (GKIDS Films) - Bruno Coulais OUTSTANDING SCORE – SCI-FI/FANTASY TENET (Warner Bros. / HBO Max) - Ludwig Göransson THE NEW MUTANTS (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Disney+) - Mark Snow THE OLD GUARD (Netflix) - Volker Bertelmann, Dustin O'Halloran PALM SPRINGS (Neon) - Matthew Compton WONDER WOMAN 1984 (Warner Bros. / HBO Max) - Hans Zimmer OUTSTANDING SCORE - HORROR FILM THE INVISIBLE MAN (Universal Pictures) - Benjamin Wallfisch ANTEBELLUM (Lionsgate Films) - Nate Wonder, Roman GianArthur THE DARK AND THE WICKED (RLJE Films / Shudder) - Tom Schraeder THE EMPTY MAN (Walt Disney Studios) - Christopher Young, Lustmord SWALLOW (IFC Films) - Nathan Halpern OUTSTANDING SCORE – DOCUMENTARY DAVID ATTENBOROUGH: A LIFE ON OUR PLANET (Netflix) - Steven Price ATHLETE A (Netflix) - Jeff Beal CRIP CAMP (Netflix) - Bear McCreary JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE (Magnolia Pictures / Participant) - Tamar-kali RISING PHOENIX (Netflix) - Daniel Pemberton OUTSTANDING SONG – FEATURE FILM "Io Si (Seen)" from THE LIFE AHEAD (LA VITA DAVANTI A SE) - Written by Diane Warren, Laura Pausini, Niccolň Agliardi. Performed by Laura Pausini (Netflix) "Fight for You" from JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH - Written by H.E.R., Dernst Emile II, Tiara Thomas. Performed by H.E.R. (Warner Bros. / HBO Max) "Hear My Voice" from THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 - Written by Daniel Pemberton, Celeste. Performed by Celeste (Netflix) "Húsavík (Hometown)" from EUROVISION SONG CONTEST: THE STORY OF FIRE SAGA - Written by Savan Kotecha, Rickard Göransson, Fat Max Gsus. Performed by Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Molly Sandén (Netflix) "The Plan" from TENET - Written by Jacques Webster II, Ebony Naomi Oshunrinde, Ludwig Göransson. Performed by Travis Scott (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment / HBO Max) "Poverty Porn" from THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION - Written by Radha Blank, Khrysis. Performed by RadhaMUSPrime (Netflix) "Speak Now" from ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI - Written by Leslie Odom Jr., Sam Ashworth. Performed by Leslie Odom Jr. (Amazon Studios) "Tigress & Tweed" from THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY - Written by Raphael Saadiq, Andra Day. Performed by Andra Day (Hulu) OUTSTANDING SONG – INDEPENDENT FILM "Everybody Cries" from THE OUTPOST - Written by Rod Lurie, Larry Groupé, Rita Wilson. Performed by Rita Wilson (Screen Media Films) "I'll Be Singing" from WILD MOUNTAIN THYME - Written by Amelia Warner, John Patrick Shanley. Performed by Sinéad O'Connor (Bleecker Street Media) "Rain Song" from MINARI - Written by Emile Mosseri, Stefanie Hong. Performed by Yeri Han (A24) "Staring At A Mountain" from NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS - Written by Sharon van Etten. Performed by Sharon Van Etten (Focus Features / HBO Max) OUTSTANDING SONG – ANIMATED FILM "Just Sing" from TROLLS WORLD TOUR - Written by Max Martin, Justin Timberlake, Ludwig Göransson, Sarah Aarons (Universal Studios) "Carried Me With You" from ONWARD - Written by Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth. Performed by Brandi Carlile (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Disney+) "Feel the Thunder" from THE CROODS: A NEW AGE - Written by Alana Haim, Danielle Haim, Este Haim and Ariel Rechtshaid. Performed by HAIM (Universal Pictures) "Free" from THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN - Written by Diane Warren. Performed by Charlie Puth (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Disney+) "Rocket to the Moon" from OVER THE MOON - Written by Christopher Curtis, Marjorie Duffield, Helen Park. Performed by Cathy Ang (Netflix) "Stand for Hope - When I Stand with You" from TWO BY TWO: OVERBOARD! - Written by Eímear Noone. Performed by Sibéal (Entertainment One) OUTSTANDING SONG – DOCUMENTARY "Never Break" from GIVING VOICE - Written by John Legend, Nasri Atweh, Benjamin Hudson McIldowie, Greg Wells, John Stephens. Performed by John Legend. (Netflix) "The Future" from THE WAY I SEE IT - Written by Aloe Blacc. Performed by Aloe Blacc (Focus Features) "How Can I Tell You?" From NASRIN - Written by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty. Performed by Angélique Kidjo (Virgil Films & Entertainment) "Only The Young" from MISS AMERICANA - Written by Taylor Swift, Joel Little. Performed by Taylor Swift (Netflix) "See What You've Done" from BELLY OF THE BEAST - Written by Mary J. Blige, Nova Wav, DJ Camper. Performed by Mary J. Blige (PBS) "Turntables" from ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY - Written by Janelle Monáe. Performed by Janelle Monáe (Amazon) OUTSTANDING SCORE – INDEPENDENT FILM (FOREIGN LANGUAGE) BLIZZARD OF SOULS (DVESELU PUTENIS) (Access - A / Pandastorm) - Lolita Ritmanis ALL AGAINST ALL (Fivia) - Kristian Sensini BLACK BEACH (eOne Films Spain) - Arturo Cardelus SUMMER KNIGHT (China Film Administration) - Min He ZERŘ (Nemesis Media) - Ricardo Curto OUTSTANDING SCORE – TV MOVIE / STREAMED EVIL EYE (Amazon Prime Video) - Ronit Kirchman BAD EDUCATION (HBO) - Michael Abels BAD HAIR (Hulu) - Kris Bowers CLOUDS (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Disney+) - Brian Tyler FEARLESS - A NETFLIX ORIGINAL (Netflix) - Anne-Kathrin DernSYLVIE'S LOVE (Amazon Studios) - Fabrice Lecomte OUTSTANDING MUSIC DOCUMENTARY / SPECIAL PROGRAM THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART - Produced by Jeanne Elfant Festa, Mark Monroe, Nigel Sinclair. Directed by Frank Marshall (HBO Documentary Films / HBO Max) COACHELLA: 20 YEARS IN THE DESERT - Produced by Chris Perkel, Raymond Leon Roker and Paul Tollett. Directed by Chris Perkel (YouTube Originals) THE GO GO'S - Produced by Eimhear O'Neill, Corey Russell, Trevor Birney. Directed by Alison Ellwood (ShowTime Networks) MISS AMERICANA - Produced by Morgan Neville, Christine O'Malley and Caitrin Rogers. Directed by Lana Wilson (Netflix) SONG EXPLODER - Produced by Caryn Capotosto, Bryan Younce. Directed by Nicola Marsh & Morgan Neville (Netflix) OUTSTANDING SCORE – TV SHOW/LIMITED SERIES THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT (Netflix) - Carlos Rafael Rivera BRIDGERTON (Netflix) - Kris Bowers THE CROWN (Netflix) - Martin Phipps LOVECRAFT COUNTRY (HBO / HBO Max) - Laura Karpman, Raphael Saadiq STAR TREK: DISCOVERY (CBS / CBS All Access) - Jeff Russo TED LASSO (Apple TV+) - Tom Howe, Marcus Mumford OUTSTANDING SCORE - DOCUMENTARY TV SERIES BELUSHI (Showtime) - Tree Adams THE DEVIL NEXT DOOR (Netflix) - Antonio Pinto, Eduardo Aram LENOX HILL (Netflix) - Uri Frost MCMILLION$ (Netflix) - Pinar Toprak NIGHT ON EARTH (Netflix) - Edmund Butt TIGER KING: MURDER, MAYHEM AND MADNESS (Netflix) - Mark Mothersbaugh, John Enroth, Albert Fox, Robert Mothersbaugh OUTSTANDING MAIN TITLE THEME – TV SHOW/LIMITED SERIES HOLLYWOOD (Netflix) - Nathan Barr HUNTERS (Amazon) - Trevor Gureckis MARVEL'S 616 (Disney) - Jeremy Turner P-VALLEY (Starz!) - Terrica Alexander aka Jucee Froot, Katori Hall THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT (Netflix) - Carlos Rafael Rivera THE WITCHER (Netflix) - Sonya Belousova & Giona Ostinelli OUTSTANDING SONG – TV SHOW/LIMITED SERIES "All For Us" from EUPHORIA - Written by Timothy Lee McKenzie aka Labrinth. Performed by Zendaya & Labrinth (HBO / HBO Max) "The Eddy" from THE EDDY - Written by Glen Ballard, Randy Kerber. Performed by The Eddy featuring Joanna Kulig on vocals. (Netflix) "One Less Angel" from THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL - Written by Thomas Mizer, Curtis Moore. Performed by Darius de Haas (Amazon Prime Video) "Out There" from SEVEN WORLDS, ONE PLANET - Written by Sia, Hans Zimmer, Christopher Braide. Performed by Sia (BBC America) "Toss A Coin To Your Witcher" from THE WITCHER - Written by Sonya Belousova, Giona Ostinelli, Jenny Klein. Performed by Joey Batey (Netflix) "Tulsa, 1921 - Catch the Fire" from LOVECRAFT COUNTRY - Written by Laura Karpman, Raphael Saadiq. Performed by Janai Brugger (HBO / HBO Max) OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – FILM Bonnie Greenberg - THE LIFE AHEAD (LA VITA DAVANTI A SE) (Netflix) Angela Leus - TROLLS WORLD TOUR (Universal Studios) Guy C. Routte - THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION (Netflix) Linda Cohen - THE HIGH NOTE (Focus Features) Lynn Fainchtein - THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY (Hulu) Sue Jacobs - PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN (Focus Features) Tom MacDougall - SOUL (Walt Disney Studios) OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – TELEVISION Angela Vicari - THE EDDY (Netflix) Gabe Hilfer - OZARK (Netflix) Jen Malone - THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY (Netflix) Matt Biffa - SEX EDUCATION (Netflix) Nora Felder & Heather Guibert - BETTER THINGS SEASON 4 (FX Networks) Stephanie Diaz-Matos, Sarah Bromberg - P-VALLEY (Starz!) OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – VIDEO GAME Square-Enix Sound Division - FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE Alex Hackford, Peter Scaturro, Keith Leary - GHOST OF TSUSHIMA Sam Marshall, Marc Senasac, Jonathan Mayer - CONCRETE GENIE Scott Hanau, Alex Hackford, Rob Goodson - MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: MILES MORALES Scott Hanau, Rob Goodson, Scott Shoemaker - THE LAST OF US PART II OUTSTANDING SCORE – SHORT FILM (ANIMATED) MIME YOUR MANNERS - Corey Wallace AURA - Sturdivant Adams SCRIBBLINGS - Nolan Markey STICKS AND STONES - Daniel Markovich THE WRONG ROCK - Grant Kirkhope TO GERARD - Layla Minoui OUTSTANDING SCORE - SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION) IMAGINE SYMPHONY LIVE - Chris Thomas A BATHROOM ON DRAKE - Dave Catalano DEFENSELESS - J. M. Quintana Cámara MY PEOPLE, MY COUNTRY - Zhiyi Wang THE FIRST COLOR - Annie Rosevear THE WATER WALKER - Jay Wadley, Trevor Gureckis, Adam Weiss (Found Objects) OUTSTANDING SCORE – VIDEO GAME MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: MILES MORALES - John Paesano ASSASSIN'S CREED VALHALLA - Jesper Kyd, Sarah Schachner, Einar Selvik GHOST OF TSUSHIMA - Ilan Eshkeri & Shigeru Umebayashi HADES - Darren Korb MARVEL'S AVENGERS - Bobby Tahouri ORI AND THE WILL OF THE WISPS - Gareth Coker STAR WARS: SQUADRONS - Gordy Haab THE LAST OF US PART II - Gustavo Santaolalla, Mac Quayle OUTSTANDING SONG – VIDEO GAME "The Baddest" from LEAGUE OF LEGENDS - Written by Riot Music Team and Bekuh BOOM; Vocals by SOYEON of (G)I-DLE, MIYEON of (G)I-DLE, Bea Miller, and Wolftyla "In the Blood" from HADES. Written by Darren Korb. Performed by Darren Korb and Ashley Barrett "Weeping Dawn" from BALDUR'S GATE 3 - Written by Borislav Slavov. Performed by Vesela Delcheva and Budapest Studio Orchestra "Renegade" from ARKNIGHTS OST - Written by Jason Walsh. Performed by Substantial and X.ARI "I'm Ready" from MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: MILES MORALES - Written by Jaden Smith, Josiah Bell, Omarr Rambert, Alex Hackford. Vocals by Jaden Smith "The Way of the Ghost" from GHOST OF TSUSHIMA - Written by Ilan Eshkeri, Jenny Plant. Vocal by Clare Uchima "BB's Theme" from DEATH STRANDING - Written by Ludvig Forssell. Vocal by Jenny Plant OUTSTANDING SONG/SCORE – MOBILE VIDEO GAME CALL OF DUTY: MOBILE - Wilbert Roget, II; Guillaume Roussel and additional artists GAME FOR PEACE - Theme by Brian Tyler, Score by Austin Wintory, Inon Zur, Wells Zhang, Jon Everist, Jeff Broadbent, Dan Martinez, Edwin Wendler, Jason Walsh Obadiah Brown-Beach, Steven Grove, David Westbom GARENA FREE FIRE - Nobuko Toda, Ludvig Forssell HONOR OF KINGS - Edouard Brenneisen, Daniel James and additional artists KINGDOM CRAFT - Lei Huang, Matthew Carl Earl MYTHGARD - John Robert Matz OUTSTANDING SOUNDTRACK ALBUM PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN (Capitol Records) ASSASSIN'S CREED VALHALLA (Lakeshore Records) BILL & TED: FACE THE MUSIC (TenThousand Projects) JINGLE JANGLE: A CHRISTMAS JOURNEY (Atlantic Records) ONWARD (Walt Disney Records) SOUL (Walt Disney Records) THE EDDY (Sony Classical) MUSIC VIDEO (INDEPENDENT) The National Parks - Wildflower Carla Patullo - Apotheke Hooked Like Helen - Liar Jamie Alimorad - Brighter Days JayQ The Legend - Body Talk Remix Olivia Rox - Galileo Riotron - Dark Highway The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus - Is This The Real World? Wouter Kellerman and Mzansi Youth Choir - The Climb LIVE CONCERT FOR VISUAL MEDIA Shawn Mendes: Live in Concert (Netflix) SONG/SCORE – TRAILER DUNE trailer - Music Supervisor/Music Director: Stephanie Koury. Music Score by Hans Zimmer. Eclipse written by Roger Waters. SONG/SCORE – COMMERCIAL ADVERTISEMENT "Enigma (Give a Bit of Mmh to Me)" Kinder Bueno - TV commercial: Song written by Rainer Pietsch & Amanda Lear. Produced & composed by Jake Warren. Performed by Alice Ella. MAIN TITLE – TV SHOW (FOREIGN LANGUAGE) DOFAAT BEIRUT - Amir Hedayah (Lebanon) ORIGINAL SONG – SHORT FILM "Brave" from THE GREAT ARTIST - Written by Jon Altham, Pia Toscano, Matthew Postlethwaite. Vocal by Pia Toscano SPECIAL CITATION THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES - Streaming special benefitting MusiCares Press Contact: Lana Lay desk@costacomm.com Costa Communications, Inc. 323-650-3588 SOURCE Hollywood Music in Media Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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