1. 'The Hateful Eight' Wins Best Original Score at the 2016 Oscars

    February 28, 2016 5:42 PM EST year-old spaghetti western composer Ennio Morricone  will be taking home his first Oscar on Sunday, after six career nominations, for his original score from Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight . 2016 Oscars: See Our Complete Coverage The ...

  2. Los Angeles Italia Fest to Honor Lady Gaga, Diane Warren

    February 21, 2016 3:30 PM EST Diane Warren and Lady Gaga , who are nominated for the best original song Oscar for “Til It Happens to You” from the documentary The Hunting Ground , are among a rich lineup of Oscar nominees who will be honored at Sunday's (Feb. 21) opening ...

  3. Ennio Morricone's 'Hateful Eight' Score Gets New Rendition by Pianist Lang Lang: Watch

    February 19, 2016 4:59 AM EST 0 0 0 In the run-up to the Academy Awards on Feb. 28, world-renowned concert pianist Lang Lang has recorded a new rendition of Oscar-nominated composer Ennio Morricone’s original score for The Hateful Eight . The film's director Quentin Tarantino spe ...

  4. Ennio Morricone to Get Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    February 17, 2016 5:37 AM EST 0 0 0 Academy Award winning composer Ennio Morricone will be honored with the 2,574th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Feb. 26. He will get honored in the category of live performance/theatre. Ennio Morricone Accepts Golden Globe For 'The Hatefu ...

  5. Ennio Morricone to Be Honored at Special Golden Globes Ceremony in Rome

    January 28, 2016 5:23 AM EST 0 0 0 Italian composer Ennio Morricone will be presented with his third Golden Globe for best original score for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight during a special ceremony at the Bulgari flagship store in Rome on Saturday. Lorenzo Soria, president of ...

  6. Composer Ennio Morricone on Returning to His Western Roots With 'The Hateful Eight' and Why He Has No Plans to Retire at 87

    January 08, 2016 4:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight  (released Dec. 25 by The Weinstein Company) is the first western that legendary Italian film ­composer Ennio Morricone has scored in decades. But anyone expecting the spooky, avant-garde soundtracks he did ...

  7. Comic-Con 2015: Quentin Tarantino Reveals Ennio Morricone Will Score 'The Hateful Eight'

    July 11, 2015 7:17 PM EDT Veteran composer Ennio Morricone is set to score The Hateful Eight , his first Western music project in over 40 years. Quentin Tarantino's Glorious Film Soundtracks Quentin Tarantino -- who is directing the film -- made the announcement at ...

  8. Ennio Morricone Regrets Not Writing Music for Clint Eastwood

    December 19, 2014 11:35 AM EST The legendary composer says he turned down the chance out of respect for Sergio Leone. Celebrated Italian film composer Ennio Morricone has revealed that he regrets turning down the chance of writing music for Clint Eastwood . Speaking to the BBC ...

  9. Ennio Morricone Cancels North American Tour Dates

    May 19, 2014 11:50 AM EDT Italian composer Ennio Morricone has canceled three North American tour dates because of ongoing health concerns, reports Variety . The legendary 85-year-old maestro, whose prolific legacy includes classics "The Good The Bad and the Ugly" ...

  10. Italian Composer Ennio Morricone: I'll Never Work With Tarantino Again

    March 15, 2013 7:43 PM EDT ROME – Ennio Morricone, the prolific Italian composer and conductor who has written many of the most recognizable film scores in history, says he will never again work with director Quentin Tarantino because he "places music in his films wi ...

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  12. Brad Paisley 'This Is Country Music': Track-By-Track Review

    May 24, 2011 11:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country Music has sometimes been described as three chords and the truth, but leave it to Brad Paisley to demonstrate just how much more expansive the genre can be on his new album, "This is Country Music." Produced by his longtime collabo ...

  13. Bjork, Morricone Accept 2010 Polar Music Prize

    August 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Italian composer Ennio Morricone and Icelandic singer Bjork have received the 2010 Polar Music Prize from Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf. The musicians accepted their awards at a ceremony in Stockholm. Each award is worth 1 million kronor ($13 ...

  14. Morricone, Bjork Share Sweden's Polar Music Prize

    May 17, 2010 7:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Italian composer Ennio Morricone and Icelandic singer Bjork have won the 2010 Polar Music Prize. They will be invited to accept the award, which includes 1 million kronor ($130,000) each in prize money, at a ceremony in Stockholm later this year. Th ...

  15. Hayley Westenra Teams With Morricone

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT New Zealand-born soprano Hayley Westenra will team up with veteran Italian composer and conductor Ennio Morricone for her forthcoming classical studio album, set for international release in October 2010. The album will feature new songs written b ...

  16. Quentin Tarantino's Glorious Film Soundtracks

    August 21, 2009 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's the critical night for the heroine of your comedic-noir-World War II film, the evening when she unspools her plan to burn the leaders of the Third Reich to a crisp during a premiere at her Parisian movie theater. As the director, the quest ...

  17. Quentin Tarantino's Glorious Film Soundtracks

    August 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It's the critical night for the heroine of your comedic-noir-World War II film, the evening when she unspools her plan to burn the leaders of the Third Reich to a crisp during a premiere at her Parisian movie theater. As the director, the que ...

  18. Ex-'Idol' Hudson Wins Best Supporting Actress

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former "American Idol" contestant Jennifer Hudson won the best supporting actress Oscar last night (Feb. 25) for her role in the hit film "Dreamgirls." Hudson, who had never acted before, thanked her Former "American Idol&qu ...

  19. Ennio Morricone / Feb. 3, 2007 / New York (Radio City Music Hall)

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Since 1961, Ennio Morricone has scored, by some counts, over 400 films, with many of his works considered iconic. And yet somehow the legendary Italian composer has never won an Oscar. This year, with Since 1961, Ennio Morricone has scored, by some ...

  20. 'Dreamgirls' Snares Multiple Golden Globe Nods

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The film adaptation of the musical "Dreamgirls" snared a host of nominations for the 64th Golden Globe Awards. Beyonce Knowles is nominated for best actress in a comedy or musical for her role in the The film adaptation of the musical &quo ...

  21. Morrissey Moving On To Germany, Carnegie Hall

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The good news for Morrissey fans? The artist isn't done touring in support of his latest Sanctuary album, "Ringleader of the Tormentors," having just confirmed a five-date run in Germany that will beg The good news for Morrissey fans? ...

  22. KAADA, "Music for Moviebikers"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's too bad Norwegian sound clasher Kaada wasn't making music 40 or 50 years ago, because he would've given Ennio Morricone and John Barry a serious run for their money. It's too bad Norwegian sound clasher Kaada wasn't mak ...

  23. If You Like You Can Buy The 'Ring'

    April 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Morrissey returns to a thicker, more rock-driven sound on his ninth solo album, "Ringleader of the Tormentors," due this week via Attack/Sanctuary. Morrissey returns to a thicker, more rock-driven sound on his ninth solo album, "Ringl ...

  24. Morrissey Rocks, Revels In Rome On New Album

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Morrissey returns to a thicker, more rock-driven sound on his ninth solo album, "Ringleader of the Tormentors," due April 3 in the U.K. and a day later in North America via Attack/Sanctuary. Morrissey returns to a thicker, more rock-driven ...

  25. New Morrissey CD Has 'No Links' To Past

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Firstly, the musicianship is outstanding," the artist enthused. "Secondly, the songs are very strong, which is a great thing to be able to say this far down the line." Morrissey says his new album , "Ringleaders of the Torm ...

  26. A Look At The Week's Top New Releases

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing the debut album from red-hot teenage newcomer Chris Brown, the second set of the year from Latin star Shakira, the sophomore album from U.K. rockers the Darkness and more. The latest live album from Dave Matthews Band, "Weekend on th ...

  27. Morrissey Eyeing March For New Album

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Morrissey is mixing his next studio album in Rome with producer Tony Visconti, according to a post from the artist on the fan site True to You. Morrissey is mixing his next studio album in Rome with Tony Visconti, who also produced, according to a p ...

  28. Ennio Morricone Gets Compiled By Ipecac

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Renowned movie composer Ennio Morricone will be celebrated this fall with a new double-disc compilation, "Crime and Dissonance." Renowned movie composer Ennio Morricone will be celebrated this fall with a new double-disc compilation, " ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Ennio Morricone, Head Automatica, Dr. John

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Ennio Morricone, Head Automatica, Dr. John Legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone will be celebrated with Milan's Sept. 30 release of a four-disc boxed set, "io." The package will feature a disc of "Film Music" f ...