Some big names were in the winner’s circle for the seventh annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards last night. Among the composers taking home the hardware were Oscar winners Alexandre Desplat and Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross along with Justin Timberlake, John Debney and Nicholas Britell.
Britell took the Original Score – Dramatic Feature prize for Moonlight, Debney scooped the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film award for The Jungle Book, and Desplat drew the Animated Film trophy for The Secret Life of Pets. Timberlake shared the Song – Animated Film prize with co-writers Max Martin and Shellback for “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” the global chart-topper from Trolls, and Nine Inch Nails frontman Reznor and his frequent collaborator Ross scoring the Song – Documentary hardware for “A Minute to Breathe” from Before the Flood.
The awards, which honors music composition in film, TV, video games, commercials and trailers, were doled Thursday night at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. Ron Pearson hosted the ceremony, and performers included singer-songwriters Melissa Manchester and Melanie.
Here is a partial list of film and TV winners at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards:
ORIGINAL SCORE – DRAMATIC FEATURE
Nicholas Britell, Moonlight
ORIGINAL SCORE – SCI-FI/FANTASY FILM
John Debney, The Jungle Book
ORIGINAL SCORE – ANIMATED FILM
Alexandre Desplat, The Secret Life of Pets
SONG – DRAMATIC FEATURE
“City of Stars,” from La La Land; written by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, performed by Ryan Gosling
SONG – ANIMATED FIL
“Can’t Stop the Feeling,” from Trolls; written by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback. Performed by Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick
SONG – DOCUMENTARY
“A Minute to Breathe,” from Before the Flood; written and performed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
MAIN TITLE – TV SHOW / DIGITAL SERIES
Victor Reyes, The Night Manager
ORIGINAL SCORE – TV SHOW / MINI SERIES
Alex Heffes, Roots