‘Black Panther,’ ‘Insecure’ among nominees for GMS Awards

or the fourth year in a row, this annual event will be hosted at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.


The Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) has unveiled the list of nominees for its 9th annual award show taking place on Wednesday, February 13th at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The event will celebrate the highest achievements in music supervision, recognizing exemplary work in 18 categories representing movies, television, games, advertising and trailers.

This year’s motion picture nominees include “A Star Is Born,” “Bohemian Rhapsody, “Mary Poppins Returns,” “Green Book,” “Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” and “Love, Simon,”  among others while television categories include acclaimed series “13 Reasons Why,” “Black-ish,” and “This Is Us.”

Film trailer nominations include “Godzilla: King Of Monsters,” “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Dumbo,” “Widows.

“It has been a tremendous year for music-driven projects, and music supervisors have been at the forefront of some of this year’s most exciting work,” said Thomas Golubić, President of the Guild of Music Supervisors. “We are very excited to honor our nominees for their dynamic and innovative contributions to narrative storytelling in film, television, ads, promos, trailers and games. It’s going to be a fantastic show.”

For the fourth year in a row, this annual event will be hosted at The Theatre at Ace Hotel and will feature live music performances, including this year’s featured Spotlight Artist, King Princess, Spotify’s RISE artist and vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer whose debut EP Make My Bed was released this year to widespread critical praise, and has been streamed more than 220 million times to date.

Industry legend Joel Sill will receive the organization’s prestigious Legacy Award for his creative contribution to music in film. Sill’s body of work includes Forrest Gump, The Goonies, Blade Runner, The Color Purple, and My Cousin Vinny.

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