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Nicholas Hooper's Score for Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince Nominated for Grammy

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Posted by: sue
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!

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That’s awesome!

Posted by Swizzle on December 04, 2009, 07:10 AM report to moderator
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This is great news! mr. Hooper should win, ’In Noctem" beats every other music. oh and yeah, HA take that Twilight soundtrack! (because everyone here is so crazy about it ><)

Posted by Mr. Brightside on December 04, 2009, 07:16 AM report to moderator
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Wow, congratulations, Mr. Hooper! I love this soundtrack, it’s really amazing!

Posted by Wendelin the Weird on December 04, 2009, 07:29 AM report to moderator
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It is wonderful that he has been recognized and nominated for an award for his work on the soundtrack for the sixth film. So innovative and creative was it as a soundtrack that it inverted, enriched, and enhanced the entire musical scheme that we associate with the franchise. In addition, it emotionally complemented the film in the most sublime and perfect fashion.

Posted by Kirk on December 04, 2009, 08:05 AM report to moderator
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.YAY!

Posted by The Nerd on December 04, 2009, 08:59 AM report to moderator
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I hope he wins, this is the best HP soundtrack until now, IMO.

Posted by darkveela on December 04, 2009, 09:04 AM report to moderator
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Great job Nicholas Hooper!!!!! Congrats!!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on December 04, 2009, 09:14 AM report to moderator
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I loved the score for HBP, but Giacchino must win. That man is one of the best composers out there.

Posted by Aga Veneficus on December 04, 2009, 11:42 AM report to moderator
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It should be. It’s absolutely gorgeous (blows John Williams out of the water in my opinion). I work at a daycare center and I play the soundtrack for the kids at nap time and it’s great.

Posted by Jenlynn709 on December 04, 2009, 12:45 PM report to moderator
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thoes are some serious competers but i hope harry potter wines thow

Posted by alicia00 on December 04, 2009, 03:49 PM report to moderator
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i hope Mr Hooper wins

Posted by alicia00 on December 04, 2009, 03:50 PM report to moderator
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Well earned Mr Hooper – you’ve written the best HP music, and you should go down in History for it :D I really hope you win!! Best wishes!!

Posted by HBPFan [ITC!] - CatPhoenix14 on December 04, 2009, 08:49 PM report to moderator
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That’s awesome!!! I hope it wins, it’s really an amazing score!!

Posted by paul_hp_fan [OoM2] *ROAR* on December 04, 2009, 11:33 PM report to moderator
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Congratulations

Posted by wing on December 07, 2009, 05:39 AM report to moderator
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Congratulations

Posted by wing on December 07, 2009, 05:39 AM report to moderator
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