top of page

The Hollywood Music In Media Awards chose its winners

The Hollywood Music In Media Awards™ (HMMA) recognizes and honors the music of all visual mediums (film, TV, movie trailers, video games, commercials, etc. - sound identity music blog sound branding audio branding marketing advertising

The Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) recognizes and honors the music of all visual mediums (film, TV, movie trailers, video games, commercials, etc.), the talented individuals responsible for creating, producing and placing it and the music of artists, both mainstream and independent, from around the globe.

The HMMA, the main awards event, has taken place on Thursday November 17th at Hollywood’s historic Fonda Theater.

The HMMA nominations are selected by an advisory board and selection committee which includes journalists, music executives, songwriters and composers.

The winners are determined by music-media industry professionals comprised of select members of the Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL), The Television Academy, the AMPAS Music Branch, NARAS, performing rights organizations, film music journalists, and music executives.

Here just a little taste: Nominees and winners of Best Song/Score - Commercial Advertisement and Trailer.

They declare:

The HMMA does not select nominees or winners based on record label affiliation, sales, radio play or popularity

Here is the complete list of winners, what do you think? Let's take a look at some of the industry’s finest talent…

ORIGINAL SCORE – FEATURE FILM Nicholas Britell (Moonlight)


ORIGINAL SCORE – ANIMATED FILM Alexandre Desplat (The Secret Life of Pets)

ORIGINAL SCORE – DOCUMENTARY Mark Adler (Command and Control)

ORIGINAL SCORE – INDEPENDENT FILM Scott Glasgow (The Curse Of Sleeping Beauty)

ORIGINAL SCORE – SHORT Mariano Saulino (The Talk)

SONG – FEATURE FILM “City of Stars” (La La Land) Written by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, performed by Ryan Gosling

SONG – ANIMATED FILM “Can’t Stop The Feeling” (Trolls) Written by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback. Performed by Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick

SONG – SCIFI/FANTASY FILM “Just Like Fire” (Alice Through the Looking Glass) Written by Pink, Max Martin, Shellback and Oscar Holter. Performed by Pink

SONG – DOCUMENTARY “A Minute to Breathe” (Before the Flood) Written and performed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

SOUNDTRACK ALBUM Suicide Squad – Various Artists (Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records)

MAIN TITLE – TV SHOW / DIGITAL SERIES Victor Reyes (The Night Manager) ORIGINAL SCORE – TV SHOW / MINI SERIES Alex Heffes (Roots) ORIGINAL SCORE – VIDEO GAME Derek Duke, Neal Acree, Sam Cardon, Cris Velasco (Overwatch)



SONG/SCORE – MOBILE VIDEO GAME Jesper Kyd, Lorne Balfe, Brian Tyler, main theme arranger: Jeff Broadbent – Assassin’s Creed Identity (Ubisoft)

INDEPENDENT MUSIC VIDEO Jon Mullane – Born Beautiful

SONG/SCORE – TRAILER Layal Watfeh – Slums of India

SONG/SCORE – COMMERCIAL ADVERTISEMENT Adrian L. Hernandez – B-52: Three Generations

SPECIAL FEATURE – HONORABLE MENTION Jon Mullane – Shine On Phil Celia – In the Family Room: The Phil Celia Band


Adult Contemporary/AAA Erik Odsell

Alternative Ships Have Sailed

Americana/Folk/Acoustic Sunshine Stills

Blues Devin Leigh

Christian/Gospel HizWill

Contemporary Classical/Instrumental Nicola Lerra

Country Randall Cohen & Gregory Martindale

Dance NJ Taylor

EDM (Electronic Dance Music) David Longoria

Holiday Jennifer Thomas

Jazz Suzanne Grzanna

Lyricist Debra Gussin

New Age/Ambient Tina Guo and Peter Kater

Pop Ty Waters

Producer/Production Don Cromwell

R&B/Soul Andy Vargas

Rap/Hip Hop Big Greg

Reggae Kranium

Rock Cold Roses

Singer-Songwriter Hudson Henry

Vocal (Female) Malynda Hale

Vocal (Male) Diego Garcia

World Damien Dubois


Recent Posts 
Search by tag
Non ci sono ancora tag.
Follow us
  • Instagram - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle
  • YouTube - Black Circle
  • LinkedIn - Black Circle
bottom of page