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Composer Jeff Beal Leads BMI’s Emmy Nominees

Posted in News on July 13, 2006
Versatile composer Jeff Beal, who picked up three nominations for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, leads the list of BMI nominees, scoring two of his nods for the music to the epic HBO series, Rome. The 2003 double Emmy Award winner also earned a mention for Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) with The Water Is Wide.

Other notable BMI nominees include Ed Shearmur, with a nomination for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music for Showtime's Masters of Horror; Joel Goldsmith, who will compete against Beal for the Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) Emmy with "Grace Under Pressure" from the Sci Fi channel's Stargate: Atlantis; and David Foster, who will try to add another trophy to his mantle with an Outstanding Music Direction nod for Andrea Bocelli's PBS special, Amore Under the Desert Sky (Great Performances).

BMI composer Brad Hatfield shows off his Daytime Emmy trophy
  In related news, BMI congratulates TV composer Brad Hatfield, who recently scored a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Original Song. "Sunshine," which Hatfield co-wrote with Michael Kisur, was featured on the long-running soap opera, The Young and the Restless

BMI's 2006 Primetime Emmy Award nominees:

Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)

Richard Band
"Dreams In the Witch House"
Masters Of Horror
Showtime

Jeff Beal
"Triumph"
Rome
HBO

Joel Goldsmith
"Grace Under Pressure"
Stargate: Atlantis
Sci Fi

Christopher Lennertz
"Pilot"
Supernatural
The WB

Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Dramatic Underscore)

Normand Corbell (SOCAN)
Human Trafficking * Part 1
Lifetime Television

Paul Haslinger
Sleeper Cell
Showtime

Jeff Beal
The Water Is Wide
CBS

Outstanding Music Direction

David Foster
Andrea Bocelli: Amore Under the Desert Sky (Great Performances)
PBS

Rob Mathes
The Kennedy Center Honors
CBS

Outstanding Music And Lyrics


Greg O'Connor
"A Wonderfully Normal Day"
MADtv * Episode 1111
FOX

Jim Wise
"A Wonderfully Normal Day"
MADtv * Episode 1111
FOX

Outstanding Main Title Theme Music


Amin Bhatia
Get Ed
Disney

Edward Shearmur
Masters of Horror
Showtime

Jeff Beal
Rome
HBO
 

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