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BMI Congratulates its 2020 Daytime Emmy Winners

Posted in News on July 27, 2020
Pictured are BMI composers Alan Menken and Vivek Maddala.
Pictured are BMI composers Alan Menken and Vivek Maddala.

The final winners of the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards were announced last night with BMI composers and lyricists taking three out of the four music categories. BMI congratulates all of the winners and sends a special note to Vivek Maddala, who is celebrating his third win in a row for Outstanding Music Direction And Composition for The Tom & Jerry Show, and to Alan Menken, who is now one of only 16 EGOT (Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar, Tony) winners in the world. Along with this new Emmy, Menken’s resume also includes 8 Oscars, 1 Tony and 11 GRAMMYS.

Here’s the full list of BMI affiliates who won last night’s prestigious awards. Congratulations once again!

OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION AND COMPOSITION
The Tom & Jerry Show – (Boomerang) Composers: Vivek Maddala, Steve Morrell

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SONG
“The Bad Guys?” from Brainwashed By Toons (YouTube) - Composer: Gregory James Jenkins / Lyricists: Neil Garguilo, Dwayne Colbert, Hughie Stone Fish

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SONG IN A CHILDREN’S, YOUNG ADULT OR ANIMATED PROGRAM
“Waiting in the Wings” from Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure (Disney Channel) - Composer: Alan Menken