Monday, May 27, 2024

The 2021 Guild Of Music Supervisors Award (GMS) Winners

By Matt Neglia 

The Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) have announced their winners representing the best in music supervision for 2021 for its 12th annual GMS Awards.

Click below to see the winners.


Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Over $25 Million
Mary Ramos – “Being the Ricardos
Tom MacDougall – “Encanto
Michelle Silverman – “The Harder They Fall
Linda Cohen – “The Tender Bar
Steven Gizicki – “Tick, Tick… Boom!

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $25 Million
Pierre-Marie Dru – “Annette
Julianne Jordan, Justine von Winterfeldt – “Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar
Becky Bentham – “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
John Houlihan – “The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Tracy McKnight – “Flag Day

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $10 Million
Victoria Beard, Sean Mulligan – “Blue Bayou
Katie Colley, Sean Mulligan – “The Hating Game”
Alexandra Eckhardt – “Passing
Mandi Collier, Frankie Pine – “Sylvie’s Love
Rob Lowry – “The Ultimate Playlist of Noise”

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $5 Million
Andrea von Foerster – “Happily”
Jen Malone – “Malcolm & Marie
Matthew Hearon-Smith – “Red Rocket
Henrik Hawor, Silje Katralen, Goran Obad, Emilie Sørensen – “The Worst Person in the World
Mandi Collier, Jen Malone, Nicole Weisberg – “Zola

Best Song Written and/or Recorded for a Film
“Guns Go Bang” from “The Harder They Fall
Songwriters: Jeymes Samuel, Scott Mescudi, Shawn Carter
Performers: Kid Cudi, Jay-Z
Music Supervisor: Michelle Silverman
“My Father’s Daughter” from “Flag Day
Songwriters: Glen Hansard, Eddie Vedder
Performers: Eddie Vedder, Glen Hansard, Olivia Vedder
Music Supervisor: Tracy McKnight
“Dos Oruguitas” from “Encanto
Songwriter: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Performer: Sebastián Yatra
Music Supervisor: Tom MacDougall

“Fire in the Sky” from “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Songwriters: Anderson .Paak, Bruno Mars, Son Tzu, Rogét Chahayed, Wesley Singerman, Taylor Dexter, Alissia Benveniste
Performer: Anderson .Paak
Music Supervisor: Dave Jordan
“Be Alive” from “King Richard
Songwriters: Beyoncé, Dixson
Performer: Beyoncé
Music Supervisor: Susan Jacobs


Best Music Supervision for a Documentary
Jonathan Hecht – “Dear Rider”
Tracy McKnight – “Rebel Hearts
Maureen Crowe, Janet Billig Rich – “Sisters on Track”
Gary Welch – “The Sparks Brothers
Angela Asistio – “Val

The full list of winners including television can be found here. Check out our predictions for Best Original Score and Best Original Song here for this year’s Academy Awards and let us know your thoughts as to what you think will win at the Oscars in the comments section below or on our Twitter account.

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars & Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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