Grammy Awards 61st edition – Nominees

The last month of the year comes loaded of nominations for different awards, and in this case, are the well-known Grammy Awards that have just been announced yesterday December 7th. These awards, that are celebrating their 61st edition, are held annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences granting excellence in recording achievements.


61st edition - Grammy Awards


Divided into a total of 84 very varied categories, we could highlight the section “Music for Visual Media” with the following nominations:

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Deadpool 2
  • The Greatest Showman
  • Lady Bird
  • Stranger Things


Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

  • Ludwig Göransson – Black Panther
  • Benjamin Wallfisch & Hans Zimmer – Blade Runner 2049
  • Michael Giacchino – Coco
  • Alexandre Desplat – The Shape of Water
  • John Williams – Star Wars: The Last Jedi


Best Song Written For Visual Media

  • Kendrick Duckworth, Solána Rowe, Alexander William Shuckburgh, Mark Anthony Spears, Anthony Tiffith – All The Stars (Black Panther)
  • Sufjan Stevens – Mystery Of Love (Call Me By Your Name)
  • Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez – Remember Me (Coco)
  • Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper – Shallow (A Star Is Born)
  • Benj Pasek, Justin Paul – This Is Me (The Greatest Showman)

Additionally, the following categories also had the participation of film music composers:

Best Instrumental Composition

  • Terence Blanchard – Blut Und Boden (Blood And Soil) (BlacKkKlansman)
  • Jeremy Kittel – Chrysalis
  • Alan Silvestri – Infinity War (Avengers: Infinity War)
  • John Powell, John Williams – Mine Mission (Solo: A Star Wars Story)
  • Alexandre Desplat – The Shape Of Water (The Shape Of Water)


Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

  • Randy Waldman & Justin Wilson – Batman Theme (Tv)
  • Mark Kibble – Change The World
  • John Powell – Madrid Finale
  • Alexandre Desplat – The Shape Of Water
  • John Daversa – Stars And Stripes Forever


The complete list of nominees can be found at the following link:


The ceremony will be held on Sunday, February 10th, 2019 -8:00 pm at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live by CBS Television Network. And finally, indicate that the dates for the Grammys of 2020 and 2021 are already set: Sunday 26/1/2020 and Sunday 31/1/2021 in Los Angeles.