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Welcome back to the Cue Awards!  

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Tracksounds presents the fifth CUE AWARDS - honoring the best in film, television and game soundtracks.

It's A Wrap!

Finally, we have THE BIG WRAP UP for you.  There we give you all the stats and trends you could ever want to know about the Cues, plus notes from each of the official judges.

 

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Big Wrap Up - Trends
Big Wrap Up - All Ratings
Caps Notes

Steve's Notes
Christian Notes

Christopher's Notes

 

 
 

The Cue Awards reflect the unique musical taste and perspective of the Tracksounds staff and exist to bring special attention to those scores, composers and record labels that have excelled in 2007. How are the nominees determine? The Tracksounds staff each submit their own list of nominees for each award category.  This year, the combined nominee list for each award was then ranked, again by the Tracksounds staff.  The nominees with the top five best rankings made the cut and are listed below.  Not all award categories received a total of five different nominees.

Listen to a sound-clipSound-clip.  A sound-clip can be played for each of the nominees where you see the speaker icon.

AWARD Track Album Composer
Most Memorable Theme Listen to a sound-clipTitle/Love Theme Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Hans Zimmer

 
Listen to a sound-clipAutobots Arrival to Earth Transformers Steve Jablonsky

 
Listen to a sound-clipWhat We Need is a Hero Beowulf Alan Silvestri

 
Listen to a sound-clipMain Theme Lair John Debney

 
Listen to a sound-clipMain Theme Amazing Grace David Arnold
Best Cue as Heard in Film Listen to a sound-clipShooting Star Sequence Stardust Ilan Eshkeri

 
Listen to a sound-clipWhat We Need is a Hero Beowulf Alan Silvestri

 
Listen to a sound-clipArrival to Earth Transformers Steve Jablonsky

 
Listen to a sound-clipFireworks Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix Nicholas Hooper

 
Listen to a sound-clipElegy for Dunkirk Atonement Dario Marianelli
Best Cue as Heard on Album Listen to a sound-clipArrival to Earth Transformers Steve Jablonsky

 
Listen to a sound-clipWhat We Need is a Hero Beowulf Alan Silvestri

 
Listen to a sound-clipElegy for Dunkirk Atonement Dario Marianelli

 
Listen to a sound-clipUp is Down Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Hans Zimmer

 
Listen to a sound-clipTatiana Eastern Promises Howard Shore
Surprise of the Year Listen to a sound-clipStardust Ilan Eshkeri

 
  Listen to a sound-clipGeorge and the Dragon Gast Waltzing

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipThe Last Legion Patrick Doyle

 
  Listen to a sound-clipLair John Debney

 
Listen to a sound-clipThe Simpsons Movie Hans Zimmer
Disappointment of the Year   Listen to a sound-clipThe Last Mimzy Howard Shore
    Not AvailableSpider-Man 3 Christopher Young
    Listen to a sound-clipThe Golden Compass Alexandre Desplat
    Listen to a sound-clipLust, Caution Alexandre Desplat
    Listen to a sound-clipMeet the Robinsons Danny Elfman
Best Score Missed by Oscar
 
Listen to a sound-clipElizabeth: The Golden Age Craig Armstrong/A.R. Rahman

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipEastern Promises Howard Shore

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipAmazing Grace David Arnold

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipHarry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix Nicholas Hooper

 

 
Not AvailableThe Great Debaters James Newton Howard
Best Score as Heard in Film
 
Listen to a sound-clipPirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Hans Zimmer

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipStardust Ilan Eshkeri

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipBeowulf Alan Silvestri

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipI Am Legend James Newton Howard

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipRatatouille Michael Giacchino
Best Score as Heard On Album
 
Listen to a sound-clipPirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Hans Zimmer

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipStardust Ilan Eshkeri

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipBeowulf Alan Silvestri

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipEnchanted Alan Menken

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipThe Simpsons Movie Hans Zimmer
Best Score for Television
 
Listen to a sound-clipBattlestar Galactica 3 Bear McCreary

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipTin Man Simon Boswell

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipDexter Daniel Licht/ Rolf Kent

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipPushing Daisies James Michael Dooley

 

 
Not AvailableLost: Season 3 Michael Giacchino
Best Score for Video Game
 
Listen to a sound-clipMedal of Honor: Airborne Michael Giacchino

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipThe Golden Compass Jamie Christopherson

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipLair John Debney

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipBioshock Garry Schyman

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipHalo 3 Marty O'Donnell
Best Score for Animated Film
 
Listen to a sound-clipRatatouille Michael Giacchino

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipBeowulf Alan Silvestri

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipSuperman Doomsday Robert J. Kral

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipEnchanted Alan Menken

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipShrek the Third Harry Gregson-Williams
Best Score for a Dramatic Film
 
Listen to a sound-clipAs You Like It Patrick Doyle

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipAtonement Dario Marianelli

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipEastern Promises Howard Shore

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipAmazing Grace David Arnold

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipHarry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix Nicholas Hooper
Best Action Score
 
Listen to a sound-clipAlien VS. Predator Requiem Brian Tyler

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipThe Bourne Ultimatum John Powell

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipBeowulf Alan Silvestri

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipTransformers Steve Jablonsky

 

 
Listen to a sound-clipPirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Hans Zimmer
Best Soundtrack Cover Art
 
300 Special edition  

 

 
The Simpsons Movie Special Edition  

 

 
Star Wars: Corellian Edition  

 

 
Enchanted  

 

 
Sea of Dreams  
Award Nominee
Record Label of the Year   Movie Score Media  

 
  Varese Sarabande  

 
  Decca Records  

 
  Sony Classical  

 
  Lakeshore Records  
Disappearing Composer John Williams

 
  James Horner  

 
  Trevor Rabin  

 
  Elliot Goldenthal  
Breakout Composer   Nicholas Hooper  

 
  Ilan Eshkeri  

 
  Nick Cave and Warren Ellis  

 
  Mark McKenzie  
Outstanding Composer James Newton Howard

 
  Steve Jablonsky  

 
  Michael Giacchino  

 
  Patrick Doyle  

 
  John Debney  

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