Music (Original Score) Oscar Nominations 2021

Music (Original Score) Oscar Nominations 2021

The Oscars 2021 Music (Original Score) nominations have been announced! Five films are now competing to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar, with the winner revealed when the Oscars air LIVE SUNDAY APRIL 25 8e|5p on ABC. The nominees for Music (Original Score) are: DA 5 BLOODS, MANK, MINARI, NEWS OF THE WORLD and SOUL. Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are nominated twice for their work on both MANK and SOUL. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2021 Music (Original Score) nominees below. You can also explore other Oscars 2021 nominees and see the complete Oscars 2021 nominations list right here on


Terence Blanchard

Film Synopsis
Four African-American veterans – Paul, Otis, Eddie and Melvin – return to Vietnam with Paul's son David to search for the remains of their fallen leader and the gold he helped hide.

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Film Synopsis
1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of CITIZEN KANE for Orson Welles.

Emile Mosseri

Film Synopsis
A Korean-American family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream, and discovers the resilience of their family and what really makes a home.

James Newton Howard

Film Synopsis
Five years after the Civil War, Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd crosses paths with Johanna, a 10-year-old girl taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier. When Johanna is forced to return to her aunt and uncle, Kidd agrees to escort her across the harsh and unforgiving plains of Texas.

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste

Film Synopsis
A musician whose passion for jazz is all-consuming teams up with a sarcastic and well-practiced skeptic on a mission to figure out exactly what makes life worth living.

The 93rd Oscars®, produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 8e|5p, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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