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Emmys Music Cheat Sheet: A Complete Guide to the Nominees in All Seven Categories

Emmys Music Cheat Sheet: A Complete Guide to the Nominees in All Seven Categories

As Emmy voting draws to a close, the 2021 music nominations span rookies to regulars. Here’s a guide, sizing up the competition in seven categories including scoring, supervision and song.

There is a wealth of music nominated across different sounds and genres. Variety breaks it all down in the annual Emmy chart.

Music Composition for a Series

Bridgerton” (Netflix)

Composer: Kris Bowers

Two previous nominations (two this year)

“Diamond of the First Water”

Period-appropriate strings dominate small-ensemble score.

The Crown” (Netflix)

Composer: Martin Phipps

Six previous nominations

“The Balmoral Test”

Harp, women’s voices for Diana’s entry into the royal family

The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)

Composer: Adam Taylor

One previous nomination

The Crossing

Eerie textures, string quartet, for June’s capture and torture

Lovecraft Country” (HBO)

Composers: Laura Karpman, Raphael Saadiq

One win, three noms for Karpman; first nom for Saadiq

“Rewind 1921”

Operatic aria, large orchestra play requiem for

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