1. Want To Create a Film Score? Four Things You Need to Know

    June 16, 2017 12:35 PM EDT John Debney , 60, is one of two dozen composers who peel back the curtain on writing movie music in Score , a documentary from first-time director Matt Schrader opening in theaters on June 16. The Oscar-nominated mastermind behind the music for The Passion of the Christ , The Jungle Book and…

  2. 'The Jungle Book' Composer John Debney Talks Scoring Disney's New Film, Director Jon Favreau's Secret Musical Talent

    April 15, 2016 9:43 PM EDT Scoring Disney’s new fantasy adventure The Jungle Book was a “large and wonderful process,” said John Debney. It was also a dream come true for the composer.  “Emotionally, it means more to me than any other movie I’ve done,” said Debney, who has scored more than 70 films, including Elf,…

  3. Emmys 2015: 'House of Cards,' 'Sons of Anarchy,' 'Tyrant' & More Composers React to Nominations

    July 16, 2015 7:30 PM EDT Thursday morning’s (July 14) Emmy nominations were music to more than 2 dozen composers’ ears who heard their names called in the Television Academy’s multiple music categories. One of Transparent ’ s 11 nominations goes to Dustin O’Halloran for outstanding original main title theme. O…

  4. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners…

  5. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners…

  6. Brooks & Dunn, Wyclef Salute 'Everyone's Hero'

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn, Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik and former "American Idol" contestant Paris Bennett will be featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox animated film, "Everyo Brooks & Dunn, Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik and former …

  7. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Carlos Rivolta, the Argentine-born bassist of Spanish band Dusminguet, is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Composer John Debney is honored with the Henry Mancini Award at…

  8. 36th annual Gospel Music Association Music Awards

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The complete list of 36th annual Gospel Music Association Music Awards winners, handed out April 13 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Below is the complete list of 36th annual Gospel Music Association Music Awards winners, handed out April 13 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.…