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BMI Congratulates the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominees

Posted in News on July 23, 2013
BMI composer Nathan Barr
BMI composer Nathan Barr

Broadcast Music, Inc. congratulates the composers nominated in the Creative Arts categories of the 65th Annual Emmy Awards. The annual awards show, which celebrates excellence in national primetime programming, will air September 22, 2013, on CBS, from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, with the awards in the Creative Arts categories being presented on September 15.

BMI composer Nathan Barr was nominated twice this year in the same category, Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music, for his work on The Americans on FX Networks and Hemlock Grove, Netflix’s new original series. Composer David Schwartz is also nominated for his work on an original Netflix series, the newly revived Arrested Development. Schwartz clinched a nod in the Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) category. Composers Sarah Jane Buxton and Kate York are nominated in the Outstanding Original Music & Lyrics category for their collaborative work on ABC’s hit show Nashville, as is the legendary Alan Menken for his music on ABC’s The Neighbors. Composers Mychael Danna and Anton Sanko received Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score) nods for their music on World Without End (ReelzChannel) and Ring of Fire (Lifetime), respectively. Rob Mathes and William Ross are both nominated for Outstanding Music Direction; Mathes for The Kennedy Center Honors on CBS and Ross for The Oscars on ABC.

Join us in congratulating the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards nominees in the following categories:

Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)

Show: Arrested Development - “Flight of The Phoenix”
Network: Netflix
Nominee: David Schwartz

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

Show: Ring of Fire
Network: Lifetime
Nominee: Anton Sanko

Show: World Without End - “Medieval Life and Death”
Network: ReelzChannel
Nominee: Mychael Danna

Outstanding Music Direction

Show: The Kennedy Center Honors
Network: CBS
Nominee: Rob Mathes

Show: The Oscars
Network: ABC
Nominee: William Ross

Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics

Song: “Nothing In This world Will Ever Break My Heart Again”
Show: Nashville - “I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive”
Network: ABC
Nominees: Sarah Jane Buxton and Kate York

Song: “More or Less the Kind of Thing You May or May Not Possibly See on Broadway”
Show: The Neighbors - “Sing Like a Larry Bird”
Network: ABC
Nominee: Alan Menken

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music

Show: The Americans
Network: FX Networks
Nominee: Nathan Barr

Show: Hemlock Grove
Network: Netflix
Nominee: Nathan Barr