'La La Land,' Justin Timberlake Among Guild of Music Supervisors Awards 2017 Nominees

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Stone (left) and Gosling in 'La La Land.'

The Seventh Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards will take place Feb. 16 at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.

The awards recognize outstanding music supervisors in 14 categories, representing movies, television, games and trailers. Among the supervisors receiving multiple nominations are Steven Gizicki, Julia Michels, Julianne Jordan, Joel C. High, Dave Jordan, Lindsey Wolfington, JoJo Villanueva, Becky Bentham, Heather Guibert, PJ Bloom and Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe and Jonathan Leahy.

Gary LeMel, the former president of music at Warner Bros. film studio, will receive the second Music Supervisors Legacy Award. During his 23 years at WB, LeMel worked on more than 500 films, including the Batman franchise, The Big Chill and The Bodyguard. Outgoing president of Walt Disney Music received the inaugural Music Supervisors Legacy Award last year.

FILM NOMINATIONS

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILMS BUDGETED OVER 25 MILLION DOLLARS
John Houlihan for Deadpool
Steven Gizicki for La La Land
Jojo Villanueva for Sing
Becky Bentham for Sing Street
Julia Michels and Julianne Jordan for Trolls

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILMS BUDGETED UNDER 25 MILLION DOLLARS
Julia Michels for Bad Moms
Chris Douridas for Captain Fantastic
Karen Elliott for Florence Foster Jenkins
Linda Cohen and Zohran Kwame Mamdani for Queen of Katwe
Gabe Hilfer for Sausage Party

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILMS BUDGETED UNDER 10 MILLION DOLLARS
Howard Paar for 20th Century Women
Joel C. High for Boo! A Madea Halloween
Jason Markey for Edge of Seventeen
Dave Jordan and Jojo Villanueva for Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Ed Gerrard for Miles Ahead

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILMS BUDGETED UNDER 5 MILLION DOLLARS
Robin Urdang for Elvis & Nixon
Rob Lowry for The Intervention
Joel C. High for Of Mind and Music

BEST SONG/RECORDING CREATED FOR A FILM 
Can’t Stop The Feeling!” performed by Justin Timberlake (Trolls)
Julia Michels and Julianne Jordan (Supervisors)
Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, Karl Johan Schuster  (Songwriters)

City of Stars” performed by Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone (La La Land)
Steven Gizicki (Supervisor)
Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul (Songwriters)

Drive It Like You Stole It” performed by Sing Street Cast (Sing Street)
Becky Bentham (Supervisor)
Gary Clark (Songwriter)

Heathens” performed by Twenty One Pilots (Suicide Squad)
Season Kent and Gabe Hilfer (Supervisors)
Tyler Joseph (Songwriter)

Just Like Fire” performed by P!nk (Alice Through The Looking Glass)
Mitchell Leib and Kaylin Frank (Supervisors)
Alecia Moore, Max Martin, Karl Johan Schuster, Oscar Holter (Songwriters)

TELEVISION NOMINATIONS

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN A TELEVISION DRAMA
Thomas Golubić and Yvette Metoyer for Halt and Catch Fire (Season 3) 
Heather Guibert for Rosewood (Season 1)
Nora Felder for Stranger Things (Season 1)
Liza Richardson for The Leftovers (Season 2)
Lindsay Wolfington for The Royals (Season 2)

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN A TELEVISION MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Jen Ross and Dave Jordan for Empire (Season 2)
Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe, and Jonathan Leahy for Girls (Season 5)
Kevin Edelman for Jane the Virgin (Season 2)
Zach Cowie and Kerri Drootin for Master of None (Season 1)
Stephanie Diaz-Matos for The Get Down (Season 1)

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN A DOCUSERIES OR REALITY TELEVISION
Meryl Ginsberg for America’s Got Talent (Season 11)
Robin Kaye for American Idol: The Farewell Season (Season 15)
Carrie Hughes for Follow the Rules (Season 1)
Matthew Hearon-Smith for Noisey (Season 1)
Clyde Lieberman and Jill Meyers for The Voice (Season 10)

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN A TELEVISION LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE
Madonna Wade-Reed for American Crime (Season 2)
PJ Bloom for American Horror Story: Hotel
Tony Scudellari for Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?
PJ Bloom for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

BEST SONG/RECORDING CREATED FOR TELEVISION
Powerful" performed by Jussie Smollett and Alicia Keys (Empire: Episode 210)
Jen Ross and Dave Jordan (Supervisors)
JR Rotem, Talay Riley, Alexander Izquierdo, Jussie Smollett (Songwriters)

Set Me Free” performed by Herizen Guardiola (Feat. Nile Rodgers & The Americanos) (The Get Down: Episode 105)
Stephanie Diaz-Matos (Supervisor)
Louie Rubio, Alexander Shultz, Raja Kumari, Baz Luhrmann, Elliott Wheeler(Songwriters)

Life On Mars” performed by Aurora (Girls: Episode 505)
Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe, and Jonathan Leahy (Supervisors)
David Bowie (Songwriter)

Does She Love" performed by Gabrielle Dennis (Rosewood: Episode 119)
Heather Guibert (Supervisor)
Gabriel Mann, Rebecca Kneubuhl, Jeannie Lurie (Songwriters)

Half Light" performed by Banners (The Royals: Episode 210)
Lindsay Wolfington (Supervisor)
Daniel Smith, Justin Parker (Songwriters)

DOCUMENTARY

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR A DOCUMENTARY
Iain Cooke and Ian Neil for Oasis: Supersonic
Mirna Maddox for The Tower
Gary Welch for I Called Him Morgan
Dan Wilcox for Gleason 
Heather Kreamer for Where To Invade Next

TRAILERS

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR TRAILERS
Toddrick Spaulding for The Accountant (Teaser #1)
Jordan Silverberg for The Lego Batman Movie (Teaser #1 “Batcave”) 
Lana Bui and Naaman Snell for Suicide Squad (Trailer #2 “Rhapsody”) 
Danny Exum for Kubo and the Two Strings (Trailer #1)
Marcy Bulkeley for The Girl on The Train (Trailer #1) 

VIDEO GAMES

BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION IN A VIDEO GAME
Steve Schnur for Battlefield 1
Brandon Young and Katie Byam for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Cybele Pettus for FIFA 17
Maya Halfon and Kyle Hopkins for Forza Horizon 3
Jonathan Mayer and Scott Hanau for Uncharted 4

ADVERTISING

BEST USE OF MUSIC BY A MUSIC HOUSE
Ryan Wines (Marmoset) for Secret “Ladies Room”
Ring The Alarm for Lincoln “Crafted”
Peter Gannon (Walker) for Heinz "Weiner Stampede”
Sam Spiegel (Squeak-E Clean) for Kenzo The New Fragrance
Dawn Sutter Madell (Agoraphone) for Audi "Commander"
Beth Urdang and Brienne Rose (Noiseracket) for Spotify “Moving”

​BEST USE OF MUSIC BY A BRAND
Apple iPhone 7 "Dive"
Nike “Unlimited Together”
LG / HitRECord LG V20 "Everyday, Spectacular”

GUILD OF MUSIC SUPERVISORS LEGACY AWARD:  GARY LEMEL