Often times with all the Rihannas, Biebers, Gagas and Taylor Swifts running around on Grammy night, it’s easy for the indie artists to get lost in the shuffle. Fortunately with the help of Stephen Colbert, the Best Alternative Music Album category got some love on mainstream television (though let’s face it, as indie artists go Vampire Weekend, The Black Keys, and Arcade Fire are pretty well known).
Where is the love, though for the soundtracks, scores and songs written for films or television? Right here, my friends, right here….
The nominations for the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced yesterday and were – let’s face it – fairly predictable, and sorely lacking in noms for Community. Check out the nominees in the music categories below – including some streaming clips and tracks where I could get ‘em. Watch the broadcast on Sunday Aug 29 8pm ET / 5pm PT to see who wins…
Outstanding Composition for A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score)
The Pacific (Part 10) – Music by Blake Neely, Geoff Zanelli and Hans Zimmer (HBO)
When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (Hallmark Hall Of Fame Presentation) – Music by Lawrence Shragge (CBS)
Temple Grandin – Music by Alex Wurman (HBO)
You Don’t Know Jack – Music by Marcelo Zarvos (HBO)
Blessed Is The Match – Music by Todd Boekelheide (PBS)
Georgia O’Keeffe – Music by Jeff Beal (Lifetime)