The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the first wave of nominees for the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards, divided in three categories:
- Film Composer of the Year
- Best TV Composer
- Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film
The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards gala and concert that will be held on Wednesday October 19th, during the closing night of the Ghent International Film Festival.
This is the list of nominees: