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2009 Primetime EMMY Nominees Announced

Congratulations to all the Primetime Emmy Nominees in the Music Categories, announced on July 16, 2009 in Los Angeles. The 2009 Creative Arts Emmy® Awards will be presented at the NOKIA Theatre LA in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 12th, 2009. A complete list of all nominees is available at http://cdn.emmys.tv/awards/primetimeawards.php

The music categories include:

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE)

  • CASTLE
    FLOWERS FROM YOUR GRAVE
    ABC
    ABC STUDIOS
    ROBERT DUNCAN, COMPOSER
  • GHOST WHISPERER
    LEAP OF FAITH
    CBS
    SANDER MOSES IN ASSOCIATION WITH ABC STUDIOS AND CBS PARAMOUNT TELEVISION NETWORK
    MARK SNOW, COMPOSER
  • LEGEND OF THE SEEKER
    PROPHECY
    SYNDICATED
    ABC STUDIOS
    JOE LODUCA, MUSIC BY
  • THE NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY
    PILOT
    HBO
    MIRAGE ENTERPRISES AND CINECHICKS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY, BBC AND HBO ENTERTAINMENT
    GABRIEL YARED, COMPOSER
  • THE SIMPSONS
    GONE MAGGIE GONE
    FOX
    GRACIE FILMS IN ASSOCIATION WITH 20TH CENTURY FOX TELEVISION
    ALF H. CLAUSEN, MUSIC BY
  • 24
    7:00AM - 8:00AM
    FOX
    IMAGINE TELEVISION AND 20TH CENTURY FOX TELEVISION IN ASSOCIATION WITH TEAKWOOD LANE PRODUCTIONS
    SEAN P. CALLERY, MUSIC BY

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A SPECIAL (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE)

  • GREY GARDENS
    HBO
    SPECIALTY FILMS AND LOCOMOTIVE IN ASSOCIATION WITH HBO FILMS
    RACHEL PORTMAN, COMPOSER
  • INTO THE STORM
    HBO
    SCOTT FREE AND RAINMARK FILMS PRODUCTION IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE BBC AND HBO FILMS
    HOWARD GOODALL, COMPOSER
  • LITTLE DORRIT
    PART 5
    PBS
    A CO-PRODUCTION OF BBC PRODUCTIONS AND WGBH BOSTON
    JOHN LUNN, COMPOSER
  • LOVING LEAH (HALLMARK HALL OF FAME PRESENTATION)
    CBS
    HALLMARK HALL OF FAME PRODUCTIONS, INC.
    JEFF BEAL, MUSIC BY
  • TAKING CHANCE
    HBO
    MOTION PICTURE CORPORATION OF AMERICAN AND CIVIL DAWN PICTURES IN ASSOCIATION WITH HBO FILMS
    MARCELO ZARVOS, COMPOSER
  • 24: REDEMPTION
    FOX
    IMAGINE TELEVISION AND 20TH CENTURY FOX TV IN ASSOCIATION WITH TEAKWOOD LANE PRODUCTIONS
    SEAN P. CALLERY, MUSIC BY

OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION

  • CHRISTMAS IN WASHINGTON
    TNT
    THE STEVENS CO.
    IAN FRASER, MUSICAL DIRECTOR
  • DANCING WITH THE STARS
    EPISODE 710A
    ABC
    BBC WORLDWIDE PRODUCTIONS
    HAROLD WHEELER, MUSIC DIRECTOR
  • THE 51ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS
    CBS
    JOHN COSSETTE PRODUCTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH AEG EHRLICH VENTURE
    RICKEY MINOR, MUSIC DIRECTOR
  • THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
    CBS
    GEORGE STEVENS, JR. PRESENTATION FOR KENNEDY CENTER TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS, INC.
    ROB MATHES, MUSIC DIRECTOR
    ROB BERMAN, MUSIC DIRECTOR
  • STREISAND: THE CONCERT
    CBS
    BJS PRODUCTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE GARY SMITH COMPANY
    WILLIAM ROSS, MUSIC DIRECTOR

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC AND LYRICS

  • 81ST ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS
    SONG TITLE: HUGH JACKMAN OPENING NUMBER
    ABC
    ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES
    WILLIAM ROSS, ORIGINAL MUSIC
    JOHN KIMBROUGH, ORIGINAL MUSIC
    DAN HARMON, ORIGINAL LYRICS
    ROB SCHRAB, ORIGINAL LYRICS
  • A COLBERT CHRISTMAS: THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL
    SONG TITLE: MUCH WORSE THINGS
    COMEDY CENTRAL
    SPARTINA PRODUCTIONS
    ADAM SCHLESINGER, MUSIC BY
    DAVID JAVERBAUM, LYRICS BY
  • THE 2008 ESPYS
    SONG TITLE: I LOVE SPORTS
    ESPN
    BTW PRODUCTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH ESPN
    KATREESE BARNES, COMPOSER
    JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, LYRICIST
    STEVE HIGGINS, LYRICIST
    ALEX BAZE, LYRICIST
    RACHEL HAMILTON, LYRICIST
    KEVIN MILLER, LYRICIST
    JONATHAN DRUBNER, LYRICIST
    DAVE DRABIK, LYRICIST
  • FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS
    UNNATURAL LOVE / SONG TITLE: CAROL BROWN
    HBO
    DAKOTA PICTURES AND COMEDY ARTS IN ASSOCIATION WITH HBO ENTERTAINMENT
    JAMES BOBIN, COMPOSER AND LYRICIST
    BRET MCKENZIE, COMPOSER AND LYRICIST
    JEMAINE CLEMENT, COMPOSER AND LYRICIST (ALSO LEAD ACTOR NOMINATION)
  • A MUPPETS CHRISTMAS: LETTERS TO SANTA
    SONG TITLE: I WISH I COULD BE SANTA CLAUS
    NBC
    MUPPETS PRODUCTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS
    PAUL WILLIAMS, ORIGINAL SONGS BY
  • SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
    HOST: JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE / SONG TITLE: MOTHERLOVER
    NBC
    SNL STUDIOS IN ASSOCIATION WITH NBC STUDIOS AND BROADWAY VIDEO
    AKIVA SCHAFFER, LYRICS BY
    JORMA TACCONE, LYRICS BY
    ANDY SAMBERG, LYRICS BY
    JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, LYRICS BY (ALSO GUEST HOST NOM)
    ASA TACCONE, MUSIC BY
    DREW CAMPBELL, MUSIC BY

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MAIN TITLE THEME MUSIC

  • GREAT PERFORMANCES
    PBS
    THIRTEEN/WNET
    JOHN WILLIAMS, THEME MUSIC BY
  • THE MOLE
    ABC
    STONE STANLEY ENTERTAINMENT
    DAVID MICHAEL FRANK, ORIGINAL MUSIC COMPOSED BY
  • SONS OF ANARCHY
    PILOT
    FX NETWORKS
    SUTTER INK AND LINSON ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION IN ASSOCIATION WITH FOX 21 AND FX
    BOB THIELE, MUSIC AND LYRICS BY
    DAVE KUSHNER, MUSIC BY
    CURTIS STIGERS, LYRICS BY
    KURT SUTTER, LYRICS BY
  • STORYMAKERS
    AMC
    LEROY & MORTON PRODUCTIONS
    BILL SHERMAN, ORIGINAL THEME COMPOSED BY
  • UNITED STATES OF TARA
    SHOWTIME
    SHOWTIME PRESENTS IN ASSOCIATION WITH DREAMWORKS TELEVISION
    TIM DELAUGHTER, MAIN TITLE THEME BY

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