Guild of Music Supervisors Awards: Winners List

10:38 AM 2/9/2018

by Michael Waters

The awards were handed out Thursday at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.

Courtesy of Justina Mintz/HBO

Call Me By Your Name, Insecure and Apple tied for the most wins at the eighth annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards, held at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles Thursday night. Each earned two of the fifteen awards handed out. 

Big Little Lies, 13 Reasons Why and Pitch Perfect 3 were among the other big winners for their musical contributions to television and film.

The Guild of Music Supervisors also honored music supervisor Becky Mancuso-Winding with the Legacy Award for her work on films like Backdraft and The Weather Man, as well as English musician Yundblud as a Spotlight Artist. 

A full list of winners follows.

  • Best Music Supervision in a Television Drama

    Courtesy of Netflix

    13 Reasons Why — Season 1 (Season Kent) (WINNER) 
    Better Call Saul — Season 3 (Thomas Golubić)
    Good Behavior — Season 1 (Gabe Hilfer)
    Good Girls Revolt — Season 1 (Gary Calamar)
    This Is Us — Season 1 (Jennifer Pyken)

  • Best Music Supervision in a Television Comedy/Musical

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    Insecure — Season 2 (Kier Lehman) (WINNER) 
    Girls — Season 6 (Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe & Jonathan Leahy)
    I Love Dick — Season 1 (Bruce Gilbert)
    Master of None — Season 2 (Zach Cowie & Kerri Drootin)
    Nashville — Season 5 (Frankie Pine & Mandi Collier)

  • Best Music Supervision in a Docuseries or Reality Television

    Courtesy of HBO

    The Defiant Ones — Season 1 (Deborah Mannis-Gardner) (WINNER) 
    Catfish: The TV Show — Season 6 (Sam Carlin)
    So You Think You Can Dance — Season 14 (Nancy Severinsen)
    The Voice — Season 12 (Clyde Lieberman & Jill Meyers)
    World of Dance — Season 1 (Meryl Ginsberg)

  • Best Music Supervision in a Television Limited Series or Movie

    Courtesy of HBO

    Big Little Lies (Susan Jacobs) (WINNER) 
    Feud: Bette and Joan (PJ Bloom)
    Shots Fired (Jabari Ali & John Houlihan)
    Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music (Carter Little & G. Marq Roswell)
    Sun Records (Greg Cahn & Jonathan McHugh)

  • Best Song/Recording Created for Television

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    Title: "Quicksand" (WINNER) 
    Songwriters: Solana Rowe, Dacoury Natche, Mickey De Grand IV
    Artist: SZA
    Program: Insecure
    Episode: #208 "Hella Perspective" Music Supervisor: Kier Lehman

    Title: "How Do We Get Back To Love"
    Songwriters: Julia Michaels, Jack Antonoff
    Artist: Julia Michaels
    Program: Girls
    Episode: #609 "Goodbye Tour"
    Music Supervisors: Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe & Jonathan Leahy

    Title: "Sanctuary"
    Songwriters: Jill Andrews, Gary Nicholson, Sarah Siskind
    Artist: Nashville Cast (Feat. Charles Esten, Lennon Stella & Maisy Stella)
    Program: Nashville
    Episode: #510 "I'll Fly Away"
    Music Supervisors: Frankie Pine & Mandi Collier

    Title: "Until You Find Me"
    Songwriters: Dani Buncher, Scott Simons
    Artist: Allison Scagliotti
    Program: Stitchers
    Episode: #3009 "Kill It Forward" Music Supervisor: Heather Guibert

    Title: "We Can Always Come Back To This"
    Songwriters: Siddhartha Khosla, Chris Pierce
    Artist: Brian Tyree Henry version & Hannah Miller version
    Program: This Is Us
    Episode: #116 "Memphis"
    Music Supervisor: Jennifer Pyken

  • Best Music Supervision in a Television Promo

    Courtesy of Netflix

    Bobby Gumm & Michael Paquette (Trailer Park) (WINNER) 
    Stranger Things Season 2

    Chase Casanova (Mark Woolen)
    Big Little Lies

    Jordan Silverberg (Transit)
    Narcos Season 3

  • Best Music Supervision for Trailers

    Courtesy of TriStar Pictures

    Bobby Gumm (Trailer Park) (WINNER) 
    Baby Driver

    Heather Kreamer & Craig Thompson (Create)
    Black Panther Official Trailer

    Omar Herrera (Disney)
    Black Panther Teaser Trailer

    Naaman Snell
    I, Tonya

    Marcy Bulkeley (Wild Card)
    Alien: Covenant

  • Best Music Supervision for Films Budgeted Over $25 Million

    Music Supervisor: Julianne Jordan, Julia Michels (WINNER) 
    Title: Pitch Perfect 3

    Music Supervisor: Matt Sullivan
    Title: Beauty and the Beast

    Music Supervisor: Dave Jordan
    Title: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Music Supervisor: Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
    Title: The Greatest Showman

    Music Supervisor: Tom MacDougall
    Title: Coco

  • Best Music Supervision for Films Budgeted Under $25 Million

    Courtesy of A24

    Music Supervisor Name: Brian Ross, Michael Hill (WINNER) 
    Title: Lady Bird

    Music Supervisor: Angela Leus
    Title: Girls Trip

    Music Supervisor: Susan Jacobs, Jen Moss
    Title: I, Tonya

    Music Supervisor Name: Howard Paar
    Title: How To Be A Latin Lover

    Music Supervisor Name: Spring Aspers, Ron Fair
    Title: The Star

  • Best Music Supervision for Films Budgeted Under $10 Million

    Open Road Films

    Music Supervisor Name: Howard Paar (WINNER) 
    Title: Before I Fall

    Music Supervisor Name: Liz Gallacher
    Title: War On Everyone

    Music Supervisor Name: Ian Neil
    Title: Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool

  • Best Music Supervision for Films Budgeted Under $5 Million

    Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

    Music Supervisor Name: Robin Urdang (WINNER) 
    Title: Call Me By Your Name

    Music Supervisor Name: Maggie Phillips
    Title: Ingrid Goes West

    Music Supervisor Name: Matthew Hearon-Smith
    Title: The Florida Project

    Music Supervisor Name: Joe Rudge
    Title: Patti Cake$

    Music Supervisor Name: Howard Paar
    Title: Fun Mom Dinner

  • Best Song/Recording Created for a Film

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    Music Supervisor Name: Robin Urdang (WINNER) 
    Movie Title: Call Me By Your Name
    Song Title: "Mystery of Love"
    Artist: Sufjan Stevens
    Writers: Sufjan Stevens

    Music Supervisor Name: Tom MacDougall
    Movie Title: Coco
    Song Title: "Remember Me"
    Artist: Miguel ft Natalia Lafourcade
    Writers: Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez

    Music Supervisor Name: Benj Pasek, Justin Paul Movie
    Movie Title: The Greatest Showman
    Song Title: "This Is Me"
    Artist: Keala Settle
    Writers: Benj Pasek, Justin Paul

    Music Supervisor Name: Julianne Jordan
    Movie Title: Ferdinand
    Song Title: "Home"
    Artist: Nick Jonas
    Writers: Nick Jonas, Nick Monson, Justin Tranter

    Music Supervisor Name: Evyen Klean and Jennifer Reeve.
    Movie Title: Mudbound
    Song Title: "Mighty River"
    Artist: Mary J. Blige
    Writers: Mary J. Blige, Raphael Saadiq, Taura Stinson

  • Best Music Supervision for a Documentary

    Courtesy of SXSW

    Music Supervisor: Joel C. High (WINNER) 
    Film Title: G-Funk

    Music Supervisor: Brooke Wentz
    Film Title: Dolores

    Music Supervisor: Steven Gizicki
    Film Title: FRANCA: Chaos & Creation

    Music Supervisor: Aminé Ramer & Andrea Von Foerster
    Film Title: Charged

    Music Supervisor: Gary Welch
    Film Title: 12 Bars

  • Best Music Supervision in a Video Game

    ESPN

    FIFA 18 (WINNER) 
    Steve Schnur, Cybele Pettus & Raphaella Lima

    Call of Duty: WWII
    Brandon Young & Katie Byam

    Gran Turismo Sport
    Alex Hackford & Duncan Smith

    Life is Strange: Before The Storm
    Ben Sumner & Glenn Herweijer

    Madden NFL 18
    Steve Schnur, Cybele Pettus & Raphaella Lima

  • Best Use of Music by a Brand

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    Apple (WINNER) 
    GoPro
    Nike
    Orbit
    Samsung

  • Best Use of Music in a Single Advertising Spot

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    Apple - "Stroll" (WINNER) 
    Peymon Maskan

    Nike - "Skates"
    JT Griffith

    Samsung - "I Love You"

    Sonos - "From Heartbreak To Healing"
    Jonathan Wellbelove

    Windex - "The Story of Lucy"
    Daniel Kuypers

  • Spotlight Artist

    Yungblud
    Yungblud
    Courtesy of Geffen Records

    Yungblud (Geffen Records)

  • Legacy Award

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    Becky Mancuso-Winding