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Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score

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Winners & Nominees
La La LandJustin Hurwitz, La La Land, Winner, ArrivalJóhann Jóhannsson, Arrival, Nominee, LionDustin O'Halloran - Volker Bertelmann, Lion, Nominee, Hidden FiguresPharrell Williams - Hans Zimmer - Benjamin Wallfisch, Hidden Figures, Nominee, MoonlightNicholas Britell, Moonlight, Nominee, The Hateful EightEnnio Morricone, The Hateful Eight, Winner, Steve JobsDaniel Pemberton, Steve Jobs, Nominee, The RevenantRyuichi Sakamoto - Alva Noto, The Revenant, Nominee, The Danish GirlAlexandre Desplat, The Danish Girl, Nominee, CarolCarter Burwell, Carol, Nominee, The Theory of EverythingJóhann Jóhannsson, The Theory of Everything, Winner, BirdmanAntonio Sánchez, Birdman, Nominee, The Imitation GameAlexandre Desplat, The Imitation Game, Nominee, InterstellarHans Zimmer, Interstellar, Nominee, Gone GirlTrent Reznor - Atticus Ross, Gone Girl, Nominee, All Is LostAlex Ebert, All Is Lost, Winner, 12 Years a SlaveHans Zimmer, 12 Years a Slave, Nominee, GravitySteven Price, Gravity, Nominee, Mandela: Long Walk to FreedomAlex Heffes, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Nominee, The Book ThiefJohn Williams, The Book Thief, Nominee, Life of PiMychael Danna, Life of Pi, Winner, Cloud AtlasTom Tykwer - Reinhold Heil - Johnny Klimek, Cloud Atlas, Nominee, LincolnJohn Williams, Lincoln, Nominee, ArgoAlexandre Desplat, Argo, Nominee, Anna KareninaDario Marianelli, Anna Karenina, Nominee

The Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score is one of several categories presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), an organization of journalists who cover the United States film industry, but are affiliated with publications outside North America, since its institution in 1947. Since the 5th Golden Globe Awards (1947), the award is presented annually, except from 1953 to 1958. The nominations from 1947 and 1948 are not available. The first Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score went to Max Steiner for his compositional work on Life with Father.

John Williams is the artist with the most nominations (25); those resulted in 4 wins. Dimitri Tiomkin had the same number of wins, but out of only 5 nominations. Other notable achievers include Maurice Jarre (10 nominations, 4 wins) and Alan Menken (5 nominations, 3 wins). Artists like Jerry Goldsmith (9 nominations) and Michel Legrand (7 nominations) were nominated several times, but never received the award. Dmitri Tiomkin, Alan Menken and Howard Shore are the only composers to win two consecutive awards. Additionally, Dimitri Tiomkin received Special Achievement Awards for his services to film music in 1955 and 1957, as did Hugo Friedhofer in 1958. The most recent recipient of this award was Justin Hurwitz for the film La La Land.



  • "†" indicates an Academy Award-winning score.
  • "‡" indicates an Academy Award-nomination.
  • "§" indicates a Golden Globe Award-winning score that was not nominated for an Academy Award.
  • References

    Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score Wikipedia