Taylor Swift, Coldplay, 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Among Golden Globe Music Nominees
Justin Timberlake's song from Inside Llewyn Davis, Taylor Swift's track from One Chance and Coldplay's closing credits tune from Hunger Games: Catching Fire received nominations for the 71st annual Golden Globes on Thursday.
Timberlake's "Please Mr. Kennedy," Swift's "Sweeter Than Fiction" and Coldplay's "Atlas" will go up against U2's "Ordinary Love" from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and the Idina Menzel showcase "Let It Go" from the animated Disney film Frozen.
One pop music figure, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, received a nomination in the score category. His work for All is Lost goes up against newcomer Steven Price's Gravity, John Williams' The Book Thief, Hans Zimmer's 12 Years a Slave and Alex Heffes' Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Best actor in a mini-series or TV movie was three-fifths music-related: Michael Douglas, who portrays Liberace, and Matt Damon were nominated for Behind the Candelabra and Al Pacino is up for his leading role in Phil Spector. Both films aired on HBO.
Among the other nominations for music-related work in film and TV were a best actor in a comedy or music nom for Oscar Isaac who portrays the folk singer Llewyn Davis in the Coen brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis; Hayden Panettiere is up for supporting actress in a series, mini-series or TV movie for her role in ABC's Nashville; Behind the Candelabra is up for best movie or TV mini-series and Inside Llewyn Davis is nominated for best motion picture, musical or comedy. Jared Leto, who has focused on his alt-rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars in recent years, is up for supporting actor in a motion picture for Dallas Buyers Club.
The Golden Globes are determined by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, a group of journalists who write for publications outside the U.S. Awards will be handed out Jan. 12.
See a full list of the song and score categories below:
Best Original Song -- Motion Picture
"Atlas" - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Music by: Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion // Lyrics by: Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion
"Let It Go" - Frozen
Music by: Kristen Anderson Lopez, Robert Lopez // Lyrics by: Kristen Anderson Lopez, Robert Lopez
"Ordinary Love" - Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
Music by: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr., Brian Burton // Lyrics by: Bono
"Please Mr Kennedy" - Inside Llewyn Davis
Music by: Ed Rush, George Cromarty, T Bone Burnett, Justin Timberlake, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen // Lyrics by: Ed Rush, George Cromarty, T Bone Burnett, Justin Timberlake, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
"Sweeter Than Fiction" - One Chance
Music by: Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff // Lyrics by: Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff
Best Original Score -- Motion Picture
Alex Ebert, All Is Lost
Alex Heffes, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
Steven Price, Gravity
John Williams, The Book Thief
Hans Zimmer, 12 Years A Slave