Category: Awards

John Williams Receives Lifetime Contribution to Hollywood Award

‘Made In Hollywood Honors’ event honors renowned composer for works including L.A.-scored Star Wars: The Force Awakens Entertainment industry VIPs, local union officials and political leaders celebrated this year’s Oscar-nominated films made in California at the Made In Hollywood Honors Oscar…

Williams Receives Four IFMCA Nominations

Press Release: INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED; OCTOGENARIAN VETERANS JOHN WILLIAMS AND ENNIO MORRICONE LEAD THE FIELD, MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS FOR MICHAEL GIACCHINO, LATE JAMES HORNER FEBRUARY 4, 2016. The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its…

Williams Wins 22nd Grammy

John Williams received his 22nd Grammy Award last night for the track “The Book Thief”, from the original soundtrack album of the same title. The track had been nominated for Best Instrumental Composition at this year’s Grammys, presented for albums…

Williams Premieres ‘Book Thief’ Suite

NEW UPDATE: Listen to the full performance and interview with John Williams (audio only): See also: Video report (22-second John Williams segment starting at 4:53) LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Williams and Jill Scott were among the artists who brought…

‘The Book Thief’ Nominated for the Saturn Awards

John Williams’ score for The Book Thief has been nominated for the Saturn Awards, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films. The other nominees in the music category are Oz The Great and Powerful by Danny Elfman,…

Williams Receives 49th Oscar Nomination

John Williams has received his 49th Academy Award nomination for his score to The Book Thief, it was announced this morning in Hollywood. Williams’ score has been nominated along with Gravity by Steven Price, Her by William Butler and Owen Pallett, Philomena by…

‘The Book Thief’ Gets BAFTA Nomination

John Williams’ The Book Thief has received a nomination by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) for Best Original Film Music, the only category in which the movie was nominated. The other nominees are 12 Years a Slave…

Williams Receives 63rd Grammy Nomination

John Williams’ score for Lincoln has been nominated in the “Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media” category for the 2013 Grammy Awards (for albums albums released between Oct. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30, 2013). Argo, The Great Gatsby, Life of…