Drake, The Beatles Among Emmy Nominees This Year

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This year’s Emmy nominees include Drake, The Beatles, and many others. Let’s take a peek. 

HBO and Netflix continue their war for nominations, but HBO came out on top in 2022. Done+Dusted and Hudlin Entertainment will produce the 74th Emmy Awards, set to air on September 12 on NBC and Peacock at 5pm PT. No host has been named yet, but you can check out nominations from the realm of music below. 

Both Drake and Selena Gomez are nominated for work as executive producers on their respective shows, Euphoria and Only Murders in the Building. Meanwhile, the Beatles are up for a nomination in the Outstanding Documentary or Non-Fiction series for their producer work on The Beatles: Get Back. The Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show featuring Dr. Dre., Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, and Kendrick Lamar also earned Adam Blackstone an Emmy nomination for his work on the show. 

Outstanding Music Composition for a Series – Original Dramatic Score

  • The Flight Attendant | “The Reykjavik Ice Sculpture Festival is Lovely This Time of Year,” Blake Neely, Composer
  • Loki | “Glorious Purpose,” Natalie Holt, Composer
  • Schmigadoon! | “Schmigadoon!,” Christopher Willis, Composer
  • Severance | “The We We Are,” Theodore Shapiro, Composer
  • Succession | “Chiantishire,” Nicholas Britell, Composer
  • Only Murders in the Building | “The Boy From 6B,” Siddhartha Khosla, Composer

Outstanding Music Composition for a DocuSeries or Special – Original Dramatic Score

  • 14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible | Nainita Desai, Composer
  • Lucy and Desi | David Schwartz, Composer
  • Return to Space | Mychael Danna, Harry Gregson-Williams, Composers
  • They Call Me Magic | Terence Blanchard, Composer
  • The Tinder Swindler | Jessica Jones, Composer

Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special – Original Dramatic Score

  • 1883 | “1883,” Brian Tyler, Breton Vivian, Composers
  • Moon Knight | “Asylum,” Hesham Nazih, Composer
  • Station Eleven | “Unbroken Circle,” Dan Romer, Composer
  • A Very British Scandal | Nathan Barr, Composer
  • The White Lotus | “Mysterious Monkeys,” Cristobal Tapia de Veer, Composer

Outstanding Original Music & Lyrics

  • Euphoria | “Elliot’s Song,” Labrinth, music & lyrics; Muzhda Zemar-McKenzie, lyrics; Zendaya, lyrics
  • Euphoria | “I’m Tired,” Labrinth, music & lyrics; Zendaya, lyrics; Sam Levinson, lyrics
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel | “Maybe Monica,” Thomas Mizer, Curtis Moore, music & lyrics
  • Schmigadoon! | “Corn Puddin'” Cinco Paul, music & lyrics
  • This Is Us | “The Forever Now,” Siddhartha Khosla, music, Taylor Goldsmith, lyrics

Outstanding Music Direction

  • 43rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors | Rickey Minor, Music Director
  • 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors | Rickey Minor, Music Director
  • One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga | Michael Bearden, Lee Musiker, Music Director
  • The Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show | Adam Blackstone, Music Director
  • Saturday Night Live | Jake Gyllenhaal, Host; Lenny Pickett, Leon Pendarvis, Eli Brueggemann, Music Directors

Outstanding Music Supervision

  • Better Call Saul | “Black and Blue,” Thomas Golubić, Music Supervisor
  • Euphoria | “Trying to Get to Heaven Before They Close the Door,” Jen Malone, Adam Leber, Music Supervisors
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel | “How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?” Robin Urdang, Music Supervisor
  • Ozark | “The Cousin of Death,” Gabe Hilfer, Music Supervisor
  • Stranger Things | “Chapter Four: Dear Billy,” Nora Felder, Music Supervisor
  • The White Lotus | “Departures,” Janet Lopez, Music Supervisor

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music

  • Loki | Natalie Holt, Composer
  • Only Murders in the Building | Siddhartha Khosla, Composer
  • Severance | Theodore Shapiro, Composer
  • Squid Game | Jung Jae-li, Composer
  • The White Lotus | Cristobal Tapia de Veer, Composer