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2021 Guild of Music Supervisors Awards Announced

The Guild of Music Supervisors hosted its 11th annual award ceremony virtually this year, honoring outstanding achievement in the craft of music supervision in film, television, documentaries, games, advertising, and trailers. 

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards
Guild of Music Supervisors Awards

Los Angeles, CA (April 16, 2021)—The Guild of Music Supervisors hosted its 11th annual award ceremony virtually this year, honoring outstanding achievement in the craft of music supervision in film, television, documentaries, games, advertising, and trailers.

Industry legend Quincy Jones and Maureen Crowe, the founding president of the Guild of Music Supervisors, crowned the evening as Jones received this year’s Icon Award, and Crowe received the Legacy Award. Music legend Stevie Wonder gave a heartfelt tribute to Jones. The celebration continued as Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell surprised viewers and presented an award at the ceremony.

Celebrity presenters and those who offered tributes to the honorees for the evening included Debbie Allen, Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige, Connie Britton, Michael Chiklis, Jacob Collier, Kevin Costner, Bryan Cranston, Clive Davis, Gloria & Emilio Estefan, Tony Hawk, Marin Hinkle, Regina King, Savan Kotecha, Jay Landers, John Legend, Michael Levine, Michael McDonald, Neil Meron, Rickey Minor, Eva Noblezada, Folake Olowofoyeku, Kenny Ortega, Dean Pitchford, Lionel Richie, Tony Shalhoub, Robin Thicke, Diane Warren, and Paul Williams. Andra Day, Celeste, Darius de Haas and Angelica Garcia performed.

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The complete winners list for the 11th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards is as follows:

 

FILM

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Over $25 Million

Tom MacDougall – Soul

 

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $25 Million

Dawn Sutter Madell – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

 

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $10 Million

Susan Jacobs – Promising Young Woman

 

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $5 Million

Dondrea Erauw, Michael Perlmutter – The Cuban

 

Best Song Written and/or Recorded for a Film

“Hear My Voice” from The Trial of The Chicago 7

Writer: Celeste Waite, Daniel Pemberton

Performed By: Celeste

Music Supervisor: Peter Afterman, Alison Litton

 

TELEVISION

Best Music Supervision – Television Drama

Liza Richardson – Watchmen – Season 1

 

Best Music Supervision – Television Comedy or Musical – THREE-WAY TIE

Manish Raval, Alison Rosenfeld, Tom Wolfe – High Fidelity – Season 1

Kier Lehman – Insecure – Season 4

Robin Urdang – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Season 3

 

Best Music Supervision – Reality Television

Meryl Ginsberg – The Masked Singer – Season 3

 

Best Music Supervision – Television Movie

Warren Fischer, Laura Webb, Lindsay Wolfington – To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

 

Best Song Written and/or Recorded for Television

Title: “The Way It Used to Be”

Songwriters: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross

Artists: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Program: Watchmen

Episode: #106 “This Extraordinary Being”

Music Supervisor: Liza Richardson

 

DOCUMENTARIES

Best Music Supervision for a Documentary

Aminé Ramer – Crip Camp

 

Best Music Supervision in a Docuseries

Rudy Chung – The Last Dance

 

TRAILERS

Best Music Supervision in a Trailer

Mike Lynn – Judas And the Black Messiah

 

ADVERTISING

Best Music Supervision in Advertising (Synch)

Andy Hamm – Apple “A Journey Into The Valley Of Fire – Shot on iPhone”

 

Best Music Supervision in Advertising (Original Music)

Mike Ladman – Hennessy “Maurice And the Black Bear School”

 

VIDEO GAMES

Best Music Supervision in a Video Game

Eric Kalver, Brandon Young – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2

 

Guild of Music Supervisors • www.gmsmediaconference.com

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