Nicholas Hooper's Score for Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince Nominated for Grammy
December 03, 2009, 06:09 AM
Congratulations are in order today as Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been nominated for a Grammy Award. The score composed by Nicholas Hooper for the sixth Harry Potter film is among those nominated s "Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media." Others nominated include scores for "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (composed by Alexander Desplat), "Milk"
(Danny Elfman), "Star Trek" (Michael Giacchino) and "Up" (Michael Giacchino). You can read the entire list of nominees here. Music from the soundtrack can be heard here on the official HBP website or here at the WB award site. The 52nd Grammy Awards will be presented on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA.
Thanks to Christine and all who emailed!
wow that is so awesome!! i love the sound track for this movie it is deffinatley so far my favourite!
Awesome! Best soundtrack yet :D
good luck to the runners up
Wow, you mean there ARE people who actually listened to it instead of complaining about no John Williams? Color me impressed.
This soundtrack and OotP are definitely my favorites from the series— I hope it wins!
Well I liked this soundtrack better than the more recent movie sound tracks. lol I’ll jump in and say that John Williams is my favorite movie sound track composer … not just the HP movies but, in general. But, I did like the HBP soundtrack. However I also love the Milk soundtrack, that is a real awesome movie about the very awesome Harvey Milk, the soundtrack is composed by Danny Elfman who has written a lot of movie scores, too.
Tough competition! But he should still win!! (Y)
i really liked the soundtrack…it was almost subtle, like there wasn’t even one. i really liked it
Hope it wins, great score, really amazing.
Still… Cant wait for John Williams to be back
That is awesome! Deserves it!!
Congratulations, Mr. Hooper!
OMG! I so hope it wins! Mr. Hooper to me, is the best composer out of all the HP soundtracks…. I wish he was doing the DH ones. I have my fingers crossed for him to win!
EXCELLENT! Hedwig’s theme by Williams is the signature piece by far, but I really started to get bored by the repetitious music for movie soundtracks 2-4; I believe the soundtracks were renewed with Hooper for 5&6 and I only wish he was also creating the music for the last two installments. Congrats.
That’s great news! However the competition will be tough – Alexander Desplat’s soundtrack is very good and I agree with Mooze_Starr: Milk has also a great sound!
I love the soundtracks from both the HP scores that Nicholas Hooper did. They are wonderful, and I especially love some of the things that didn’t make it into the film, in particular the one from the deleted scene that includes Snape looking out the window. It’s just one of the pieces that shows the depth of Hooper’s understanding of the film.
In only wish that he would do the last two films.