Category: Awards

Williams Receives Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal

John Williams was announced as the recipient of the Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal – one of the highest honours in music, recognising outstanding musicianship since 1870 – as part of the 2020 RPS Awards Presentation on 18 November. John…

Williams Wins Five IFMCA Awards

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2019 IFMCA AWARDS; JOHN WILLIAMS REIGNS SUPREME WITH MULTIPLE AWARDS HONORING HIS FINAL STAR WARS SCORE, THE RISE OF SKYWALKER FEBRUARY 20, 2020 — The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces…

Williams Wins 25th Grammy

John Williams has won the Grammy Award in the Best Instrumental Composition category for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite, the Recording Academy announced. The piece, recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by William Ross, is heard within the…

Williams Receives 52nd Academy Award Nomination

John Williams has received his 52nd Academy Award nomination for his score to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, it was announced on Monday. Williams’ score has been nominated along with Joker by Hildur Guðnadóttir, Little Women by Alexandre Desplat, Marriage…

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Receives BAFTA Nomination

Williams’ score for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is among the nominees for this year’s British Academy Film Awards, which will take place on Sunday, February 2. Newman, Giacchino, Desplat and Guđnadóttir are the other nominees in the Original Score category: BEST ORIGINAL SCORE 1917…