The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced the 2016 Golden Globe nominees, and they include some big names in music. In the category of Best Original Score, Ennio Morricone and Ryuichi Sakamoto are both nominated (the latter with collaborators Alva Noto and Bryce Dessner of The National), for their scores for The Hateful Eight and The Revenant, respectively. Other nominees in the category include Carter Burwell’s score for Carol, Alexandre Desplat’s score for The Danish Girl and Daniel Pemberton’s score for Steve Jobs.
In the category of Best Original Song, Brian Wilson leads the pack, with his song “One Kind of Love” from Love & Mercy. Other nominees include Sam Smith’s “Writing’s On the Wall” from Spectre; Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me Like You Do” from Fifty Shades of Grey; Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again” for Furious 7; and Sumi Jo’s “Simple Song #3” from Youth was also nominated.
See the full list of nominees here.
Jeff Terich is the founder and editor of Treble. He's been writing about music for 20 years and has been published at American Songwriter, Bandcamp Daily, Reverb, Spin, Stereogum, uDiscoverMusic, VinylMePlease and some others that he's forgetting right now. He's still not tired of it.