GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

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Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

 

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)
 
winner
Hildur Guðnadóttir, Simon Goff

Joker

Hildur Guðnadóttir, composer; Hildur Guðnadóttir & Sam Slater, producers; Simon Goff, Daniel Kresco, Tim Machiafava, Antonio Pulli & Alex Vengeur, engineers/mixers (Hildur Guðnadóttir)

nominees

Kamasi Washington

Becoming

1917

John Williams

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Max Richter

Ad Astra

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner
Hildur Guðnadóttir, Simon Goff

Chernobyl

Hildur Guðnadóttir, composer; Sam Slater, producer; Francesco Donadello, Simon Goff & Antonio Pulli, engineers/mixers

nominees

Avengers: Endgame

Ramin Djawadi

Game Of Thrones: Season 8

Hans Zimmer

The Lion King

Mary Poppins Returns

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner

Black Panther

Ludwig Göransson, composer; Ludwig Göransson, producer; Chris Fogel, engineer/mixer

nominees

Hans Zimmer

Blade Runner 2049

Coco

Alexandre Desplat

The Shape Of Water

John Williams

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner

La La Land

Justin Hurwitz, composer; Justin Hurwitz, producer; Nicholai Baxter, engineer/mixer (Justin Hurwitz)

nominees

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Arrival

Hans Zimmer

Dunkirk

Ramin Djawadi

Game Of Thrones: Season 7

Pharrell Williams
,
Hans Zimmer

Hidden Figures

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner
John Williams

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

John Williams, composer; John Williams, producer; Shawn Murphy, engineer/mixer (John Williams)

nominees

Ennio Morricone

Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight

Alva Noto

The Revenant

Stranger Things Volume 1

Stranger Things Volume 2

Bridge Of Spies

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner
Antonio Sanchez, Alejandro González Iñárritu

Birdman

Antonio Sanchez, composer; Alejandro González Iñárritu & Antonio Sanchez, producers (Antonio Sanchez)

nominees

Alexandre Desplat

The Imitation Game

Hans Zimmer

Interstellar

Jóhann Jóhannsson

The Theory Of Everything

Whiplash

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner
Alexandre Desplat, Wes Anderson, Simon Rhodes

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Alexandre Desplat, composer; Wes Anderson & Randall Poster, producers; Simon Rhodes, engineer/mixer (Alexandre Desplat)

nominees

Christophe Beck

Frozen

Gone Girl

Gravity

Saving Mr. Banks

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner
Simon Rhodes

Skyfall

Thomas Newman, composer; Bill Bernstein & Thomas Newman, producers; Simon Rhodes, engineer/mixer (Thomas Newman)

nominees

Alexandre Desplat

Argo

Craig Armstrong

The Great Gatsby

Mychael Danna

Life Of Pi

John Williams

Lincoln

Alexandre Desplat

Zero Dark Thirty

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner
Alan Moulder

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, composers; Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, producers; Blumpy & Alan Moulder, engineers/mixers (Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross)

nominees

Hans Zimmer

The Dark Knight Rises

Hugo

Austin Wintory

Journey

John Williams

The Adventures Of Tintin - The Secret Of The Unicorn

Ludovic Bource

The Artist

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner
Alexandre Desplat

The King's Speech

Alexandre Desplat, composer; Alexandre Desplat, producer (Alexandre Desplat)

nominees

Black Swan

Alexandre Desplat

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2

The Shrine

Daft Punk

Tron Legacy

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Randy Newman, David Boucher

Toy Story 3

Randy Newman, composer; David Boucher, engineer/mixer (Randy Newman)

nominees

Hans Zimmer

Inception

Hans Zimmer

Sherlock Holmes

Danny Elfman

Alice In Wonderland

Avatar

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

Up

Michael Giacchino, composer; Dan Wallin, engineer/mixer (Various Artists)

nominees

Alexandre Desplat

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (Disc 1)

Nicholas Hooper

Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince

Danny Elfman

Milk

Star Trek

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
James Newton Howard, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe

The Dark Knight

James Newton Howard & Hans Zimmer, composers; Lorne Balfe, Alex Gibson, James Newton Howard & Hans Zimmer, producers (Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard)

nominees

Jonny Greenwood

There Will Be Blood

Wall-E

John Williams

Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull

Ramin Djawadi

Iron Man

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

Ratatouille

Michael Giacchino, composer (Various Artists)

nominees

Babel

James Newton Howard

Blood Diamond

The Departed

John Powell

Happy Feet

Pan's Labyrinth

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
John Williams

Memoirs Of A Geisha

John Williams, composer; Shawn Murphy, engineer/mixer (Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma & John Williams)

nominees

Hans Zimmer

Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest

The Chronicles Of Narnia - The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

Hans Zimmer

The Da Vinci Code

John Williams

Munich

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
Craig Armstrong

Ray

Craig Armstrong, composer; Craig Armstrong, David Donaldson & Taylor Hackford, producers; Geoff Foster, engineer/mixer (Various Artists)

nominees

The Aviator

The Incredibles

Million Dollar Baby

John Williams

Star Wars Episode III - Revenge Of The Sith

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

The Lord Of The Rings - The Return Of The King

Howard Shore, composer; Howard Shore, producer; John J. Kurlander, engineer/mixer (Howard Shore)

nominees

John Williams

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

Angels In America

Danny Elfman

Big Fish

Jon Brion

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner

The Lord Of The Rings - The Two Towers

Howard Shore, composer; Howard Shore, producer; Peter Cobbin, engineer/mixer (Howard Shore)

nominees

John Williams

Catch Me If You Can

John Williams

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

Philip Glass

The Hours

Randy Newman

Seabiscuit

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner

The Lord Of The Rings - The Fellowship Of The Ring

Howard Shore, composer; Howard Shore, producer; John J. Kurlander, engineer/mixer (Howard Shore)

nominees

Randy Newman

Monsters, Inc.

Danny Elfman

Spider-Man

A Beautiful Mind

John Williams

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Tan Dun

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Tan Dun, composer; Steven Epstein & Tan Dun, producers (Tan Dun)

nominees

John Williams

A. I. - Artificial Intelligence

Chocolat

Mark Isham

Men Of Honor

Danny Elfman

Planet Of The Apes

Cliff Martinez

Traffic

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

American Beauty

Thomas Newman, composer; Bill Bernstein & Thomas Newman, producers (Thomas Newman)

nominees

The Cider House Rules (Album)

Randy Newman

Toy Story 2 (Album)

Lisa Gerrard
,
Hans Zimmer

Gladiator (Album)

Jon Brion

Magnolia (Album)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
Randy Newman

A Bug's Life

Randy Newman, composer (Randy Newman)

nominees

Nicola Piovani

Life Is Beautiful (La Vita È Bella) - M/P Score (Album)

Shakespeare In Love - M/P Score (Album)

John Williams

Star Wars Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace

John Corigliano

The Red Violin - M/P Score (Album)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
John Williams

Saving Private Ryan

John Williams, composer (John Williams)

nominees

Gabriel Yared

City Of Angels (Track)

Lalo Schifrin

Rush Hour (Album)

John Williams

Amistad

Ennio Morricone

Bulworth

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Gabriel Yared

The English Patient

Gabriel Yared, composer (Gabriel Yared)

nominees

Danny Elfman

Men In Black - Main Theme (Track)

Dave Grusin

Selena (Album)

John Williams

Seven Years In Tibet

John Williams

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Independence Day

David Arnold, composer (David Arnold)

nominees

Get Shorty - Instrumental Tracks

Ennio Morricone

The Star Maker

Unstrung Heroes

Elliot Goldenthal

Defile And Lament (From A Time To Kill) (Track)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Hans Zimmer

Crimson Tide

Hans Zimmer, composer (Hans Zimmer)

nominees

Elliot Goldenthal

Batman Forever (Album)

Wynton Marsalis

Buggy Ride (Track)

Ed Wood - Main Title

Dave Grusin

The Cure - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
John Williams

Schindler's List

John Williams, composer (John Williams)

nominees

Hans Zimmer

The Lion King (Album)

The Shawshank Redemption (Single)

Ennio Morricone

Wolf

Little Buddha (Album)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Alan Menken

Aladdin

Alan Menken, composer (Various Artists)

nominees

Mark Isham

A River Runs Through It (Album)

John Williams

Jurassic Park

Elmer Bernstein

The Age Of Innocence (Album)

Dave Grusin

The Firm (Album)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
Alan Menken

Beauty And The Beast

Alan Menken, composer (Various Artists)

nominees

John Williams

Hook

Arturo Sandoval

Mambo Caliente (Track)

Eric Clapton

Rush (Album)

Theme From Northern Exposure

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
John Barry

Dances With Wolves

John Barry, composer (John Barry)

nominees

Randy Newman

Avalon (Album)

Randy Newman

Awakenings (Album)

Danny Elfman

Edward Scissorhands (Album)

Dave Grusin

Havana (Album)

Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

Glory

James Horner, composer (James Horner & The Boys Choir of Harlem)

nominees

Danny Elfman

Dick Tracy Original Score (Album)

Hans Zimmer

Driving Miss Daisy - End Titles (Track)

Angelo Badalamenti

Twin Peaks - Soundtrack

Alan Menken

The Little Mermaid - Original Motion Picture (Album)

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner
Dave Grusin

The Fabulous Baker Boys

Dave Grusin, composer (Dave Grusin)

nominees

Danny Elfman

Batman (Album)

Field Of Dreams (Album)

John Williams

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

Peter Gabriel

Passion (Music From The Motion Picture "The Last Temptation Of Christ") (Album)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
David Byrne

The Last Emperor

David Byrne, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Cong Su, composers (David Byrne, Cong Su & Ryuichi Sakamoto)

nominees

John Williams

Empire Of The Sun

Maurice Jarre

Fatal Attraction (Motion Picture) (Album)

Joe Jackson

Tucker: The Man And His Dream (Album)

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Album)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner
Ennio Morricone

The Untouchables

Ennio Morricone, composer (Ennio Morricone)

nominees

An American Tail (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album)

Henry Mancini

The Glass Menagerie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album) (Album)

Mark Knopfler

The Princess Bride (Album)

John Williams

The Witches Of Eastwick

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 

nominees

Maurice Jarre

A Passage To India (Album)

Lindsey Buckingham
,
Eric Clapton
,
Chris Hayes

Back To The Future (Album)

Jon Anderson
,
David Foster
,
Jay Graydon
,
Richard Marx
,
John Parr
,
Billy Squier

St. Elmo's Fire (Album)

Maurice Jarre

Witness (Album)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner
Prince

Purple Rain

Lisa Coleman, Wendy Melvoin, John L. Nelson & Prince, composers (Prince & The Revolution)

nominees

Against All Odds (Album)

Footloose (Album)

Ghostbusters (Album)

Yentl

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 

nominees

George Fenton
,
Ravi Shankar

Gandhi (Album)

John Williams

Star Wars - The Return Of The Jedi

Vince Dicola
,
Barry Gibb
,
Robin Gibb

Stayin' Alive (Album)

Dave Grusin

Tootsie Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Album)

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner
John Williams

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

John Williams, composer (John Williams)

nominees

Dave Grusin

On Golden Pond (Music And Orignal Dialogue From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album)

Randy Newman

Ragtime (Music From The Motion Picture) (Album)

Carl Davis

The French Lieutenant's Woman (Original Soundtrack Recording) (Album)

Henry Mancini

Victor/Victoria (Original Soundtrack Recording) (Album)

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
John Williams

Raiders Of The Lost Ark

John Williams, composer (John Williams)

nominees

Lionel Richie

Endless Love (Album)

John Morris

The Elephant Man

Gilbert Becaud
,
Richard Rodney Bennett
,
Neil Diamond

The Jazz Singer (Album)

Dolly Parton

9 To 5 (Album)

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner
John Williams

The Empire Strikes Back

John Williams, composer (John Williams)

nominees

Anthony Evans
,
GRAMMYs
,
Paul McCrane

Fame (Album)

Paul Simon

One Trick Pony (Album)

Stephanie Andrews
,
Michael Sembello
,
Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder's Journey Through The Secret Life Of Of Plants (Album)

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
John Williams

Superman

John Williams, composer (John Williams)

nominees

Alien

Carmine Coppola
,
Francis Ford Coppola

Apocalypse Now (Album)

Alan Parsons
,
Carole Bayer Sager
,
Eric Woolfson

Ice Castles (Album)

Paul Williams

The Muppet Movie (Album)

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner
John Williams

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

John Williams, composer (John Williams)

nominees

John Tartaglia

Battlestar Galactica

Holocaust: The Story Of The Family Weiss (Album)

Chris Bennett
,
Giorgio Moroder
,
Oliver Stone

Midnight Express

Henry Mancini

Revenge Of The Pink Panther (Album)

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner
John Williams

Star Wars

John Williams, composer (John Williams)

nominees

Rupert Holmes
,
Kenny Loggins
,
Leon Russell
,
Barbra Streisand
,
Paul Williams

A Star Is Born (Album)

Bill Conti

Rocky (Album)

The Spy Who Loved Me (Album)

Joe Brooks

You Light Up My Life (Album)

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner
Norman Whitfield

Car Wash

Norman Whitfield, composer (Various Artists)

nominees

The Omen

Dave Grusin

3 Days Of The Condor (Album)

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

Alex North

Rich Man, Poor Man (Album)

Taxi Driver

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner
John Williams

Jaws

John Williams, composer (John Williams)

nominees

Richard Rodney Bennett

Murder On The Orient Express (Album)

Henry Gibson

Nashville (Album)

Henry Mancini

The Return Of The Pink Panther

The Wind And The Lion

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

The Way We Were

Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman & Marvin Hamlisch, composers (Barbra Streisand)

nominees

Herbie Hancock

Death Wish (Album)

QB VII

Serpico - (Motion Picture) (Album)

The Three Musketeers

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner
Neil Diamond

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Neil Diamond, composer (Neil Diamond)

nominees

Last Tango In Paris

George Martin
,
Paul McCartney

Live And Let Die (Album)

Bob Dylan

Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid (Album)

Taj Mahal

Sounder (Album)

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner
Nino Rota

The Godfather

Nino Rota, composer (Nino Rota)

nominees

Quincy Jones

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Richard Rodney Bennett

Nicholas And Alexandra (Album)

Superfly (Album)

Manuel De Sica

The Garden Of The Finzi Continis (Album)

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner
Isaac Hayes

Shaft

Isaac Hayes, composer (Isaac Hayes)

nominees

Bless The Beasts And Children (Album)

Elton John

Friends (Album)

Francis Lai

Love Story (Album)

Maurice Jarre

Ryan's Daughter (Album)

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner
George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

Let It Be

nominees

M*A*S*H*

The Sterile Cuckoo (Album)

Airport (Album)

Henry Mancini
,
Johnny Mercer

Darling Lili (Album)

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner
Burt Bacharach

Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid

Burt Bacharach, composer (Burt Bacharach)

nominees

Quincy Jones

Mackenna's Gold (Album)

Henry Mancini

Me, Natalie

Quincy Jones

The Lost Man (Album)

George Harrison
,
John Lennon
,
George Martin
,
Paul McCartney

Yellow Submarine

11th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1968)
 
winner
Dave Grusin, Paul Simon

The Graduate

Dave Grusin & Paul Simon, composers (Simon And Garfunkel)

nominees

The Odd Couple (Album)

André Previn

Valley Of The Dolls (Album)

Charles Strouse

Bonnie And Clyde

Lalo Schifrin

The Fox

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner
Lalo Schifrin

Mission: Impossible

Lalo Schifrin, composer (Lalo Schifrin)

nominees

Burt Bacharach

Casino Royale (Album)

Doctor Doolittle (Album)

Quincy Jones

In The Heat Of The Night (Album)

Don Black
,
Ron Grainer

To Sir With Love (Album)

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner
Maurice Jarre

Dr. Zhivago

Maurice Jarre, composer (Maurice Jarre)

nominees

Sonny Rollins

Alfie - Original Music From The Score

Alex North

Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Henry Mancini

Arabesque (Motion Picture)

John Barry

Born Free

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner

The Sandpiper

Johnny Mandel, composer (Robert Armbruster Orchestra)

nominees

George Harrison
,
John Lennon
,
Paul McCartney

Help! (Motion Picture) (Album)

Lalo Schifrin

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (Television Show) (Album)

Jacques Demy

The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg

Zorba The Greek (Motion Picture) (Album)

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner

Mary Poppins

Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman, composers (Julie Andrews & Dick Van Dyke)

nominees

John Barry

Goldfinger

Jimmy Van Heusen

Robin And The Seven Hoods (Motion Picture) (Single)

Henry Mancini

The Pink Panther (Motion Picture) (Album)

John Lennon
,
Paul McCartney

A Hard Day's Night (Motion Picture) (Album)

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner

Tom Jones

John Addison, composer (John Addison)

nominees

Alex North

Cleopatra (Album)

Maurice Jarre

Lawrence Of Arabia (Album)

Riz Ortolani

Mondo Cane (Album)

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner
Henry Mancini

Breakfast At Tiffany's

Henry Mancini, composer (Henry Mancini)

nominees

John Williams

Checkmate

Nino Rota

La Dolce Vita (Motion Picture)

Louis Armstrong
,
Duke Ellington

Paris Blues (Motion Picture) (Album)

Dimitri Tiomkin

The Guns Of Navarone (Motion Picture) (Album)

3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1960)
 
winner

Exodus

Ernest Gold, composer (Ernest Gold)

nominees

Miklos Rozsa

Ben Hur (Motion Picture) (Album)

Henry Mancini

Mr. Lucky (TV) (Album)

The Apartment (Motion Picture) (Album)

Nelson Riddle

The Untouchables (Television) (Album)

2nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1959)
 
winner
Duke Ellington

Anatomy Of A Murder

Duke Ellington, composer (Duke Ellington)

nominees

Henry Mancini

More Music From Peter Gunn (TV Show) (Album)

Pete Kelly's Blues (TV Show)

The Music From M Squad (TV Show) (Album)

The Nun's Story (Motion Picture) (Album)