BMI Movie Music Tops Golden Globe Nominees List

Posted in News on December 15, 2006

Movie music from celebrated BMI film composers and pop songwriters made the list of nominees for the 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Dec. 14 in Los Angeles. Winners will be announced during the live NBC broadcast Jan. 15, 2007, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Gustavo Santaolalla Sheryl Crow Seal

Among the Best Original Score contenders was 2006 Golden Globe winner Gustavo Santaolalla, who picked up a nomination for his score to the Brad Pitt thriller, Babel. Composers Alexandre Desplat (SACEM) and Clint Mansell rounded out the score category, with the music to The Painted Veil and The Fountain, respectively.

Pop superstars Seal and Sheryl Crow also made the nominees list, with Seal's "A Father's Way" from Will Smith's The Pursuit of Happyness earning a nod for Best Original Song. Crow, who wrote the music and lyrics to "Try Not to Remember" from Home of the Brave, is also up for Best Original Song.

Additional Best Original Song entries include the Anne Preven co-write "Listen" from the highly anticipated Dreamgirls soundtrack, and "Never Gonna Break My Faith" from Bobby, with music and lyrics co-written by Eliot Kennedy (PRS).