SCORE OF THE YEAR

  • Phantom Thread, music by Jonny Greenwood
  • The Post, music by John Williams
  • The Shape of Water, music by Alexandre Desplat
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi, music by John Williams
  • War for the Planet of the Apes, music by Michael Giacchino

COMPOSER OF THE YEAR

  • Alexandre Desplat
  • Michael Giacchino
  • Daniel Pemberton
  • Benjamin Wallfisch
  • John Williams

BREAKTHROUGH COMPOSER OF THE YEAR

  • George Kallis
  • Michael Abels
  • Anne-Kathrin Dern
  • Alejandro Vivas
  • Christopher Willis

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DRAMA FILM

  • Phantom Thread, music by Jonny Greenwood
  • All the Money in the World, music by Daniel Pemberton
  • Darkest Hour, music by Dario Marianelli
  • Murder on the Orient Express, music by Patrick Doyle
  • The Post, music by John Williams

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A COMEDY FILM

  • The Death of Stalin, music by Christopher Willis
  • Downsizing, music by Rolfe Kent
  • Knock, music by Cyrille Aufort
  • Paddington 2, music by Dario Marianelli
  • Their Finest, music by Rachel Portman

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ACTION/ADVENTURE/THRILLER FILM

  • A Cure for Wellness, music by Benjamin Wallfisch
  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, music by Henry Jackman
  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, music by Daniel Pemberton
  • Plan de Fuga, music by Pascal Gaigne
  • The Rendezvous, music by Austin Wintory

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

  • War for the Planet of the Apes, music by Michael Giacchino
  • Get Out, music by Michael Abels
  • The Shape of Water, music by Alexandre Desplat
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi, music by John Williams
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, music by Alexandre Desplat

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ANIMATED FILM

  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, music by Theodore Shapiro
  • Coco, music by Michael Giacchino
  • The Emoji Movie, music by Patrick Doyle
  • Ferdinand, music by John Powell
  • Loving Vincent, music by Clint Mansell

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DOCUMENTARY

  • Mully, music by Benjamin Wallfisch
  • Blue Planet II, music by Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea, and David Fleming
  • Boston, music by Jeff Beal
  • Earth: One Amazing Day, music by Alex Heffes
  • Jane, music by Philip Glass

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR TELEVISION

  • The Orville, music by Bruce Broughton, John Debney, Joel McNeely, and Andrew Cottee
  • Alias Grace, music by Jeff Danna and Mychael Danna
  • Game of Thrones, music by Ramin Djawadi
  • Onna Jôshu Naotora, music by Yôko Kanno
  • Tiempos de Guerra, music by Federico Jusid

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A VIDEO GAME OR INTERACTIVE MEDIA

  • Rime, music by David García Díaz
  • Deformers, music by Austin Wintory
  • Divide, music by Chris Tilton
  • Get Even, music by Olivier Deriviére
  • Valkyria: Azure Revolution, music by Yasunori Mitsuda

BEST NEW RELEASE, RE-RELEASE OR RE-RECORDING OF AN EXISTING SCORE

  • Ben-Hur, music by Miklós Rózsa; The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. De Wald; album art direction by James Fitzpatrick, Gareth Bevan, and Nic Finch (Tadlow)
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind, music by John Williams; album produced by Mike Matessino; liner notes by Mike Matessino; album art direction by Jim Titus (La-La Land)
  • Damnation Alley, music by Jerry Goldsmith; album produced by Nick Redman and Mike Matessino; liner notes by Julie Kirgo; album art direction by Kay Marshall (Intrada)
  • Duel in the Sun, music by Dimitri Tiomkin; The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. De Wald; album art direction by Jim Titus (Tadlow/Prometheus)
  • E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, music by John Williams; album produced by Mike Matessino and Bruce Botnick; liner notes by Mike Matessino; album art direction by Jim Titus (La-La Land)

BEST FILM MUSIC COMPILATION ALBUM

  • Captains Courageous: The Franz Waxman Collection, music by Franz Waxman; album produced by Douglass Fake; liner notes by Frank K. De Wald; album art direction by Kay Marshall and Joe Sikoryak (Intrada)
  • Debbie Wiseman: Live at the Barbican, music by Debbie Wiseman; The Orchestra of the Guildhall School conducted by Debbie Wiseman; album produced by Debbie Wiseman, Reynold Da Silva, David Stoner, and Pete Compton; liner notes by Debbie Wiseman; album art direction by Stuart Ford (Silva Screen)
  • John Williams and Steven Spielberg: The Ultimate Collection, music by John Williams; album produced by Laura Zsaka and Jamie Richardson; liner notes by Jon Burlingame; album art direction by Amelia Tubb (Sony Classical)
  • Thriller, music by Jerry Goldsmith; The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick and Leigh Phillips; liner notes by Jon Burlingame; album art direction by Matthew Wright and Nic Finch (Tadlow)
  • The Wild Wild West, music by Various Composers; album produced by Jon Burlingame; liner notes by Jon Burlingame; album art direction by Jim Titus (La-La Land)

FILM MUSIC RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR

  • La-La Land Records, MV Gerhard and Matt Verboys
  • Caldera Records, Stephan Eicke
  • Intrada Records, Douglass Fake and Roger Feigelson
  • Quartet Records, José M. Benitez
  • Tadlow Music, James Fitzpatrick

FILM MUSIC COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR

  • “End Credits” from War for the Planet of the Apes, music by Michael Giacchino
  • “Finale” from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, music by John Williams
  • “Growing Up in Londinium” from King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, music by Daniel Pemberton
  • “Justice” from Murder on the Orient Express, music by Patrick Doyle
  • “Love” from The Boss Baby, music by Hans Zimmer, Steve Mazzaro, and Conrad Pope