ASCAP unveiled two new Composers' Choice categories this year -- documentary score of the year and television theme of the year.
Jon Batiste and Trent Reznor will have to find more room in their already-crowded trophy cases for another award for their acclaimed score for the Disney/Pixar film, Soul, which ASCAP's Composers' Choice film score of the year at the 2021 ASCAP Screen Music Awards. (Atticus Ross, who also collaborated on the score, is not an ASCAP writer.) The score had already won an Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA Film Award, among others.
The 2021 ASCAP Screen Music Awards kick off Monday (May 17) at 12 p.m. ET on @ASCAP and @ASCAPScreen Instagram with the reveal of this year’s ASCAP Composers’ Choice Awards, which are chosen by the ASCAP composer and songwriter community. The social media celebration continues through Thursday, May 20.
Paul Williams, ASCAP president and chairman, will kick off the event with a video introduction.