1. James Newton Howard

    James Newton Howard

    3 Albums, 0 Songs

    • The Last Airbender
    • The Prince of Tides
    • The Great Debaters
  2. 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 ...

  3. UMPG EXPANSION: LIGHTS! ACTION!

    March 02, 2011 1:00 PM EST 0 0 Universal Music Publishing Group Inks Deals To Expand Its Film/TV Assets As sliding music sales shrink mechanical income for publishers, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) is looking to expand its foothold in film and TV music. In a move that bul ...

  4. Early Grammys Honor Film, Latin Music

    February 08, 2009 4:58 PM EST 0 0 0 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.&qu ...

  5. '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.& ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Springsteen, Gabriel Snag Golden Globes Noms

    December 11, 2008 11:11 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Miley Cyrus and Beyonce Knowles are among the music-related nominees for the 2009 Golden Globe awards. The ceremony will be broadcast live Jan. 11 on NBC. Springsteen was nominated in the best original song category ...

  8. The Men Behind 'Defiance': Ed Zwick & J.N. Howard

    The Men Behind 'Defiance': Ed Zwick & J.N. Howard

    November 20, 2008 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Director Edward Zwick (Blood Diamond) and composer James Newton Howard (Michael Clayton) discuss their collaboration on the upcoming film Defiance, about the largest rescue of Jews by Jews during World War II. With Billboard senior editor Ann Donahu ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Nas Dethrones Lil Wayne Atop Billboard 200

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 One rapper replaces another atop The Billboard 200 this week, as Nas' untitled Def Jam album dethrones Lil Wayne's Cash Money/Universal set "Tha Carter III." Nas' album sold 187,000 copies in the Unit One rapper replaces ano ...

  12. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nas courts controversy with the name (and content) of his new album, John Mellencamp strips things down with producer T Bone Burnett and the Hold Steady pushes itself forward in this week's Hot Produc Rapper David Banner's "The Greate ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. '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 ...

  15. 'Enchanted' Dominates Oscar Song Category

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 A Songs from the film "Enchanted&qu ...

  16. '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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Dynamic Duo Scores Big With 'Batman Begins'

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pointing to Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Newman's joint credit on "The Egyptian" in 1954, James Newton Howard notes that such collaborations between prominent film composers are rare. Pointing to Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Newman' ...

  19. 'Ray,' Foxx Nab Oscar Nominations

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Ray" and its star Jamie Foxx were among those honored today (Jan. 25) with nominations for the 77th annual Academy Awards. The Ray Charles biopic will compete for a best picture Oscar while Foxx is c "Ray" and its star Jamie Fox ...

  20. Elton Plans 'World Idol' Appearance

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elton John will perform on the Jan. 1 results episode of the "World Idol" competition. Elton John will perform on the Jan. 1 results episode of the "World Idol" competition. As previously reported , the competition between winner ...

  21. Eastwood: Soundtracks Should Have Score Focus

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Actor/producer/director Clint Eastwood bemoaned the fact that film soundtracks have moved away from conventional scoring to the use of songs during his keynote speech at the Hollywood Reporter/Billboa Actor/producer/director Clint Eastwood bemoaned ...

  22. Belgian Film Fest To Host World Soundtrack Awards

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Academy Award winners John Williams, Hans Zimmer, and Rachel Portman will compete with Carter Burwell and Yann Tiersen for the composer of the year prize in the inaugural World Soundtrack Awards. The Academy Award winners John Williams, Hans Zimmer, ...