This past Saturday in Belgium, another great composer, Alexandre Desplat [pictured] was named Composer of the Year at the tenth Annual World Soundtrack Awards. Desplat's work includes The Queen, Julie & Julia, The Ghost Writer, The Twilight Saga: New Moon and The Fantastic Mr. Fox (best original film score winner). Ryan Bingham and T-Bone Burnett took home the award for Best Original Song Written for Film for Crazy Heart's "The Weary Kind," while A Single Man composer Abel Korzeniowski was named Discovery of the Year, and the film's score won the Public Choice Award.
The ceremony's Lifetime Achievement Award went to frequent James Bond composer John Barry (Out of Africa, Dances With Wolves). Check out the clip: