Music Supervisors Announce Awards

The Guild of Music Supervisors handed out its seventh annual awards recognizing outstanding music supervisors in 14 categories, representing movies, television, games and trailers.
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Los Angeles, CA (February 21, 2017)—The Guild of Music Supervisors handed out its seventh annual awards recognizing outstanding music supervisors in 14 categories, representing movies, television, games and trailers.

Gary LeMel, the former president of music at Warner Bros. film studio, received the second Music Supervisors Legacy Award. During his 23 years at WB, LeMel worked on more than 500 films, including the Batman franchise, The Big Chill and The Bodyguard. Outgoing president of Walt Disney Music received the inaugural Music Supervisors Legacy Award last year.

The complete list of winners is as follows:

Best Music Supervision for Films Budgeted Over $25 Million
Steven Gizicki for La La Land

Best Music Supervision for Films Budgeted Under $25 Million
Chris Douridas for Captain Fantastic

Best Music Supervision for Films Budgeted Under $10 Million
Howard Paar for 20th Century Women

Best Music Supervision for Films Budgeted Under $5 Million
Joel C. High for Of Mind and Music

Best Song/Recording Created for a Film
“City of Stars” performed by Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone (La La Land)
Steven Gizicki (supervisor)
Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul (songwriters)

Best Music Supervision in a Television Drama
Nora Felder for Stranger Things (Season 1)

Best Music Supervision in a Television Comedy
Stephanie Diaz-Matos for The Get Down (Season 1)

Best Music Supervision in a Docuseries or Reality Television
Clyde Lieberman and Jill Meyers for The Voice (Season 10)

Best Music Supervision in a Television Limited Series or Movie
PJ Bloom for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Song/Recording Created for Television
“Set Me Free” performed by Herizen Guardiola (Feat. Nile Rodgers & The Americanos) (The Get Down: Episode 105)

Best Music Supervision for a Documentary
Iain Cooke and Ian Neil for Oasis: Supersonic

Music Supervision for Trailers
Lana Bui and Naaman Snell for Suicide Squad (Trailer #2 “Rhapsody”)

Music Supervision for Video Games
Cybele Pettus for FIFA 17

Best Use of Music by a Music House
Sam Spiegel (Squeak-E Clean) for Kenzo The New Fragrance

Best Use of Music by a Brand
Apple iPhone 7 "Dive"

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards
www.gmsawards.com