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Daft Punk, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bieber & More Nominated For Film Soundtrack & Score Related Grammys

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist December 1, 2011 at 1:41PM

Hey, the Oscars aren't the only awards show in town for movie lovers. Granted, it's the biggest and glitziest, but if you're a movie fan looking to keep track of which films are winning what, the Grammys are on the way, and they've announced their nominations for the 54th awards ceremony. Soundtrack/score hounds will be pleased.
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Daft Punk Justin Bieber Zooey Deschanel

Hey, the Oscars aren't the only awards show in town for movie lovers. Granted, it's the biggest and glitziest, but if you're a movie fan looking to keep track of which films are winning what, the Grammys are on the way, and they've announced their nominations for the 54th awards ceremony. Soundtrack/score hounds will be pleased.

Granted, we're not sure at all how the eligibility process works and why movies as old as "Tangled" and as recent as "Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2" can run against each other, but whatever. Anyway, while byzantine Academy rules kept Clint Mansell's "Black Swan" out of contention last year, it can compete here, facing two entries from Alexandre Desplat ('Deathly Hallows' and the Oscar nominated "The King's Speech"), Daft Punk's "Tron: Legacy" and, suprisingly, Ryan Shore's score for genre flick "The Shrine" (yeah, we never heard of it either -- trailer below). Okay, so he's Howard Shore's nephew, so maybe it's not all that shocking.

In the Best Song category (which is also shared with television work, hence the inclusion of a "Family Guy" song) we have a completely random batch of tunes, ranging from Cher's "You Haven't Seen The Last Of Me" from "Burlesque" to Justin Bieber's "Born To Be Somebody" from "Never Say Never" to Zooey Deschanel's "So Long" from "Winnie The Pooh." 

How will this reflect the Oscar nominees? Probably not at all, as the rules and regulations for both are hugely different. But nice to see some of these composers get shine outside of Academy circles. The Grammys will air on February 12th, when every hipster in Brooklyn will be watching to see if Bon Iver wins something so they can call him a sellout. Nominees below and a bunch of clips from some of the nominated films and songs.

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

Black Swan (Clint Mansell) – Sony Classical/Fox Music
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (Alexandre Desplat) – WaterTower Music
The King's Speech (Alexandre Desplat) – Decca
The Shrine (Ryan Shore) – Screamworks
Tron Legacy (Daft Punk) – Walt Disney Records

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Visual Media

Boardwalk Empire: Volume 1 - Elektra
Burlesque - Christina Aguilera – RCA Records
Glee: The Music – Volume 4 - Columbia Records
Tangled - Walt Disney Records
True Blood: Volume 3 - WaterTower Music

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

"Born to Be Somebody" (From Never Say Never) –Diane Warren, songwriter (Justin Bieber), Track from: Never Say Never The Remixes
"Christmastime is Killing UP" (From Family Guy) – Ron Jones, Seth MacFarlane & Danny Smith, songwriters (Danny Smith, Ron Jones & Seth MacFarlane)
"I See the Light" (From Tangled)– Alan Menken & Glenn Slater, songwriters (Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi), Track from: Tangled
"So Long" (From Winnie the Pooh)– Zooey Deschanel, songwriter (Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward), Track from: Winnie The Pooh
"Where the River Goes" (From Footloose) – Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Drew Pearson & Anne Preven, songwriters (Zac Brown), Track from: Footloose
"You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" (From Burlesque) – Diane Warren, songwriter (Cher), Track from: Burlesque

This article is related to: Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bieber, Cher, Daft Punk, Clint Mansell, Alexandre Desplat, Black Swan, Tangled, The King's Speech, Winnie The Pooh, Burlesque, Footloose


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