FILM SCORE OF THE YEAR

  • Arrival, music by Jóhann Jóhannsson
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, music by James Newton Howard
  • La La Land, music by Justin Hurwitz
  • Nocturnal Animals, music by Abel Korzeniowski
  • La Tortue Rouge [The Red Turtle], music by Laurent Perez Del Mar

COMPOSER OF THE YEAR

  • Michael Giacchino
  • Alexandre Desplat
  • James Newton Howard
  • Justin Hurwitz
  • Fernando Velázquez

BREAKTHROUGH COMPOSER OF THE YEAR

  • Justin Hurwitz
  • Chad Cannon
  • Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein
  • Simon Franglen
  • Daniel Hart

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DRAMA FILM

  • Nocturnal Animals, music by Abel Korzeniowski
  • Ah-Ga-Ssi [The Handmaiden], music by Jo Yeong-Wook
  • High-Rise, music by Clint Mansell
  • The Light Between Oceans, music by Alexandre Desplat
  • Moonlight, music by Nicholas Britell

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A COMEDY FILM

  • La La Land, music by Justin Hurwitz
  • Eddie The Eagle, music by Matthew Margeson
  • Hail, Caesar!, music by Carter Burwell
  • The Nice Guys, music by John Ottman And David Buckley
  • Swiss Army Man, music by Andy Hull and Robert McDowell

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ACTION/ADVENTURE/THRILLER FILM

  • Xi You Ji Zhi: Sun Wukong San Da Baigu Jing [The Monkey King 2], music by Christopher Young
  • Elle, music by Anne Dudley
  • The Jungle Book, music by John Debney
  • The Magnificent Seven, music by James Horner and Simon Franglen
  • Nerve, music by Rob Simonsen

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A FANTASY/SCIENCE FICTION/HORROR FILM

  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, music by James Newton Howard
  • Arrival, music by Jóhann Jóhannsson
  • Bellerofonte [Dark Waves], music by Alexander Cimini
  • Doctor Strange, music by Michael Giacchino
  • The Neon Demon, music by Cliff Martinez

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ANIMATED FILM

  • La Tortue Rouge [The Red Turtle], music by Laurent Perez Del Mar
  • Kubo and the Two Strings, music by Dario Marianelli
  • Moana, music by Mark Mancina
  • The Secret Life of Pets, music by Alexandre Desplat
  • Zootopia, music by Michael Giacchino

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DOCUMENTARY

  • Järven Tarina [Tale of a Lake], music by Panu Aaltio
  • Paper Lanterns, music by Chad Cannon
  • Planet Earth II, music by Hans Zimmer, Jasha Klebe, and Jacob Shea
  • Les Saisons [Seasons], music by Bruno Coulais
  • Spain in a Day, music by Alberto Iglesias

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A TELEVISION SERIES

  • Game of Thrones, music by Ramin Djawadi
  • The Night Manager, music by Víctor Reyes
  • Penny Dreadful, music by Abel Korzeniowski
  • Stranger Things, music by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein
  • Westworld, music by Ramin Djawadi

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A VIDEO GAME OR INTERACTIVE MEDIA

  • Abzû, music by Austin Wintory
  • The Banner Saga 2, music by Austin Wintory
  • The Dwarves, music by Benny Oschmann
  • The Last Guardian, music by Takeshi Furukawa
  • ReCore, music by Chad Seiter

BEST RE-RELEASE/RE-RECORDING OF AN EXISTING SCORE

  • The Ten Commandments, music by Elmer Bernstein; album produced by Douglass Fake and Roger Feigelson; liner notes by Frank K. De Wald; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Intrada)
  • The Blue Max, music by Jerry Goldsmith; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. De Wald; album art direction by Matthew Wright (Tadlow)
  • Chinatown, music by Jerry Goldsmith; album produced by Douglass Fake and Roger Feigelson; liner notes by Jeff Bond; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Intrada)
  • Gojira [Godzilla], music by Akira Ifukube; conducted by Kaoru Wada; album produced by Nominee To Be Determined; liner notes by Kaoru Wada and Masaru Hayakawa; album art direction by Nominee To Be Determined (King)
  • The Thief of Bagdad, music by Miklós Rózsa; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. De Wald; album art direction by Jim Titus (Tadlow/Prometheus)

BEST COMPILATION ALBUM

  • The John Williams Jurassic Park Collection, music by John Williams; album produced by Mike Matessino; liner notes by Mike Matessino; album art direction by Jim Titus (La-La Land)
  • Archipielago: A Film Music Retrospective, music by Alberto Iglesias; album produced by José María Benítez; liner notes by Alex Sánchez and Alberto Iglesias; album art direction by Nacho B. Govantes (Quartet)
  • The Cinema of Quincy Jones, music by Quincy Jones; album produced by Stéphane Lerouge; liner notes by Stéphane Lerouge, Toots Thielemans, and Alexandre Desplat; album art direction by Jerome Witz-Gilles Guerlet (Écoutez Le Cinéma)
  • Early Works, music by Abel Korzeniowski; album produced by Stephan Eicke and John Elborg; liner notes by Gergely Hubai; album art direction by Luis Miguel Rojas (Caldera)
  • Epic Hollywood: The Music of Miklós Rózsa, music by Miklós Rózsa; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. De Wald; album art direction by Barry Weekley (Tadlow)

FILM MUSIC RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR

  • Intrada Records, Douglass Fake and Roger Feigelson
  • La-La Land Records, Mv Gerhard and Matt Verboys
  • Quartet Records, José María Benítez
  • Tadlow Music, James Fitzpatrick
  • Varèse Sarabande, Robert Townson

FILM MUSIC COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR

  • “Epilogue” from La La Land, music by Justin Hurwitz
  • “Light of the Seven” from Game Of Thrones, music by Ramin Djawadi
  • “Montage” from Swiss Army Man, music by Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
  • “Night on the Yorktown” from Star Trek Beyond, music by Michael Giacchino
  • “The Master of the Mystic End Credits” from Doctor Strange, music by Michael Giacchino