Bruce Broughton was honored with ASCAP's Henry Mancini Award and Dennis McCarthy received ASCAP's Golden Note Award at the performing rights organization's annual Film/TV Music Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday night (June 24).
Broughton was recognized by ASCAP president and chairman Paul Williams and ASCAP CEO John LoFrumento for his contributions towards film and television music, including the scores to Oscar-nominated "Silverado" and "Tombstone," and the theme from TV's "JAG." Previous winners of the Henry Mancini Award include Quincy Jones, Randy Newman, and Carter Burwell.
McCarthy received the Golden Note Award, which is presented to composers, artists, and songwriters, by David Grossman - who worked with McCarthy at Paramount - and ASCAP's Special Consultant for Film & Television Music Nancy Knutsen. McCarthy's work includes scoring for "Twilight Zone," "MacGyver" and the "Star Trek" series. Previous winners of the Golden Note Award include Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder and Garth Brooks.
Introduced at this year's event was the Top Video Game Award, recognizing the significance of video games to the television and film composer community. The award went to composers Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe for their work on the top-selling video game of the past year, "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2."