James Newton Howard

  1. Madonna, Mary J. Blige, Bret McKenzie Nominated For World Soundtrack Awards

    August 13, 2012 2:54 PM EDT Songs performed by Madonna, Mary J. Blige and Academy Award winner Bret McKenzie are in contention for the World Soundtrack Awards 2012 handed out at the Ghent International Film Festival. The World Soundtrack Academy hands out awards in three cat ...

  2. 'Juno,' 'Dark Night,' 'Wall-E' Win Grammys

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack for "Juno" was the first winner at the 51st annual Grammy Awards, taking home the trophy for best compilation soundtrack. Meanwhile, James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer won best score soundtrack for "The Dark Knight.& ...

  3. Update: 'Slumdog Millionaire' Up For Three Oscars In Music Categories

    January 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST "Slumdog Millionaire" leads the way in the Oscar music categories, with songs "Jai Ho" and "O Saya" nominated for best achievement in music written for motion pictures (best song) and A.R. Rahman nominated for achieve ...

  4. Video Games, Commercials And Keynotes Take Stage As F&TV Conference Closes

    November 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Panel: Shoot Presents Music For Commercials And Beyond Harvesting creativity in the right fashion was the topic of the second day of the Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music conference, on the "Shoot Presents Music For Commerc ...

  5. Lifetime Honor For Badalamenti At World Soundtrack Awards

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Hollywood film composers James Newton Howard and Angelo Badalamenti were among those honored at the World Soundtrack Awards, held in association with the Ghent Film Festival in Belgium. But they and fellow composers at the event expressed ...

  6. Zimmer, Howard To Perform At 'Dark Knight' Premiere

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard will perform together live for the first time prior to the world premiere of Warner Bros.' "The Dark Knight" on July 14. The premiere will be held at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square IMAX theater in N ...

  7. 'Dark Knight' Score Set For Release

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "The Dark Knight Original Motion Picture Soundtrack," featuring the film's score by Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard, will be released on July 15 on Warner Bros. Records. The soundtrack will be released in four different versions ...

  8. 'Enchanted' Dominates Oscar Song Category

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Songs from the film "Enchanted" dominated the best original song category nominees for the 2008 Academy Awards, which were announced this morning (Jan. 22). Three of the five nods, all with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Sc ...

  9. Scene & Heard

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Composers Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard recent- ly emerged from their own bat caves with a looming, gothic swell of a score for the Warner Bros. film "Batman Begins," which opens June 15. Read M Composers Hans Zimmer and James Newt ...