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BMI Congratulates its 2017 Academy Award Nominees

Posted in News on January 24, 2017
Pictured (clockwise from top left): Mica Levi, Justin Hurwitz, Dustin O’Halloran, Thomas Newman
Pictured (clockwise from top left): Mica Levi, Justin Hurwitz, Dustin O’Halloran, Thomas Newman

BMI’s extraordinary composers and songwriters received several nods for this year’s Oscars, taking four out of five nominations for Best Original Score and three out of five for Best Original Song. The highly anticipated and prestigious ceremony will take place February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, airing live on ABC at 7 p.m. ET and 4 p.m. PT.

Congratulations to all for this stellar achievement! Here are the BMI nominees:

Best Original Score

Justin Hurwitz - La La Land

Thomas Newman - Passenger

Dustin O’Halloran - Lion

Mica Levi (PRS) - Jackie


Best Original Song

Justin Hurwitz - “Audition” (The Fools Who Dream) - La La Land

Justin Hurwitz: “City Of Stars” - La La Land

Sting: “The Empty Chair” - Jim: The James Foley Story