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2011 Cue Award Winners  

The CUE AWARD WINNERS have been announced!  You can listen to episode 43 of The SoundCast or check out all the winners below! 

Be sure to check out our STATS & TRENDS page which will take you on a deep dive into all the voting stats.  You can see just how close some of the categories were and which were landslide victories!

Thanks for watching, listening, and helping great soundtracks finally get a cue.

The Cue Awards are the official Tracksounds Awards honoring the best in film, television and video game soundtracks. 2011 marks the fifth year of the awards.  The nominees and winners are determined by current Tracksounds staff members and by soundtrack-geniuses around the world.

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Tracksounds is proud to present to you our 2011 Cue Award Winners!  Below you will also find the voting results for every nominees so you can see for yourself just how close some of the categories were this year.  Every judge's vote for every nominee in every category is yours for the viewing.

Don't forget that, not only do the Cue Awards reflect contributors of Tracksounds and The SoundCast votes, but they also reflect YOU our faithful visitors - making them a true site award!  Thanks to all of you who participated!

As you cruise the ratings, remember all ratings are out of 10 possible points.

 

La Herencia Valdemar II: La Sombra Prohibida (Soundtrack) by Arnau Bataller

SURPRISE OF THE YEAR Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
La Sombra Prohibida: La Herencia Valdemar 2 (Bataller) 8 10 8 10 1 9 1.77 6.82
The Greatest Miracle (McKenzie) 9 6 9 6 7 6 2.12 6.45
Warhammer 40K: Space Marine (Velasco/Dikiciyan) 5 5 8 8 10 7 1.88 6.41
Flower of War (Qigang) 6 8 6 9 1 8 1.84 5.69
Straw Dogs (Groupe) 6 5 2 9 1 10 1.77 4.97
                   
                   

Ludovic Bource

BREAKOUT COMPOSER Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
Ludovic Bource 8 6 9 10 10 6 2.21 7.32
Michael McCann 8 9 5 7 1 10 1.98 6.00
Arnau Bataller 7 10 4 8 1 9 1.79 5.83
Paul Leonard-Morgan 3 4 6 6 1 7 1.64 4.09
Chemical Brothers 2 2 3 8 1 8 2.24 3.75
                   
                   

W.E. (Soundtrack) by Abel Korzeniowski

BEST CUE ON SOUNDTRACK Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
"Dance for Me, Wallis" - W.E. - (Korzeniowsk) 8 4 7 8 10 7 7.75 7.39

"More Cannons" - Kung Fu Panda 2 (Powell/Zimmer)
9 8 10 8 1 10 1.95 6.85
"First Class" - X-Men: First Class (Jackman) 10 8 9 5 7 6 1.75 6.68

"Cthulu" - La Sombra Prohibida: La Herencia Valdemar 2 (Bataller)
10 10 7 8 1 9 1.61 6.66
"Ascenion/ Gloria Patri" - The Greatest Miracle (McKenzie) 9 5 8 10 1 8 1.68 6.10
                   
                   

La La Land Records

RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
La La Land Records 6 5 9 8 10 9 2.13 7.02
Moviescore Media 7 8 8 9 1 8 1.81 6:12
Sumthing Else 6 7 6 8 1 10 1.81 5.69
Varese Sarabande 7 9 7 9 1 6 1.91 5.56
Lakeshore Records 6 6 4 7 1 7 1.87 4.70
                   
                   

Doctor Who Series 6 by Murray Gold

BEST SCORE FOR TELEVISION Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
Doctor Who (Gold) 9 8 10 9 10 7 2.04 7.86
Transformers Prime (Tyler) 8 9 7 7 5 9 1.78 6.68
Game of Thrones (Djawadi) 6 4 7 6 7 8 2.44 5.78
Star Wars: Clone Wars (Kiner) 8 6 6 5 1 10 1.78 5.40
Camelot (M., J. Danna) 7 5 4 10 1 6 1.78 4.97
                   
                   

Thor Soundtrack by Patrick Doyle

BEST CUE IN FILM/MEDIA Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
"To Jotunheim" - Thor (Doyle) 8 6 10 7 8 8 2.04 7.01
Opening Sequence - Kung Fu Panda 2 (Powell/Zimmer) 8 8 6 10 5 9 2.11 6.87
"X-Training" - X-Men: First Class (Jackman) 9 4 9 5 10 7 2.1 6.59
"More Cannons" - Kung Fu Panda 2 (Powell/Zimmer) 9 7 8 8 1 10 2.00 6.43
Frozen Moment - Source Code (Bacon) 9 9 5 8 1 6 1.79 5.68
                   
                   

Kung Fu Panda 2 (Soundtrack) by Hans Zimmer and John Powell

BEST SCORE FOR ANIMATED FILM Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
Kung Fu Panda 2 (Powell/Zimmer) 9 10 9 10 10 10 2.15 8.59
The Greatest Miracle (McKenzie) 10 5 10 9 8 8 1.87 7.41
Adventures of Tin Tin (Williams) 9 6 8 7 1 9 2.4 6.06
Rio (Powell) 8 7 6 5 1 7 2.07 5.15
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (Drake) 6 4 7 5 1 6 1.57 4.37
                   
                   

Kung Fu Panda 2 (Soundtrack) by Hans Zimmer and John Powell

BEST SCORE IN FILM/MEDIA Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
Kung Fu Panda 2 (Powell/Zimmer) 9 9 9 9 1 9 2.11 6.87
Thor (Doyle) 8 7 8 5 9 7 1.96 6.57
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (McCann) 7 10 7 9 1 8 1.93 6.28
Harry Potter/ Deathly Hallows Part 2 (Desplat) 8 4 8 8 1 10 2.86 5.98
X-Men: First Class (Jackman) 8 5 7 6 10 6 6.28 4.65
                   
                   

Priest Soundtrack by Christopher Young

BEST SCORE ON SOUNDTRACK Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
Priest (Young) 10 6 10 8 8 9 1.8 7.54
W.E. (Korzeniowski) 8 5 7 8 10 6 8.48 7.50
Kung Fu Panda 2 (Powell/Zimmer) 9 10 9 9 1 10 2.04 7.15
Flowers of War (Chen) 6 8 7 10 1 8 1.69 5.96
The Greatest Miracle (McKenzie) 10 5 8 8 1 7 1.84 5.83
                   
                   

Warhammer 40000: Space Marine Soundtrack by Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan

BEST SCORE IN VIDEO GAME Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
Warhammer 40K: Space Marine (Velasco/Dikiciyan) 7 5 10 8 10 8 1.75 7.11
Deus Ex: Human Revolution 7 10 7 10 1 7 2.08 6.30
Ni No Kuni (Hisiashi) 6 9 8 8 1 10 1.64 6.23
Killzone 3 (de Man) 8 7 8 9 1 9 1.65 6.24
Crysis 2 (Slavov/Sillescu) 6 8 9 4 8 6 2.3 6.19
                   
                   

La Herencia Valdemar II: La Sombra Prohibida (Soundtrack) by Arnau Bataller

BEST SCORE IN ACTION FILM Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
La Sombra Prohibida: La Herencia Valdemar 2 (Bataller) 8 9 8 10 1 10 1.67 6.81
Battle: LA (Tyler) 8 9 5 5 10 6 1.79 6.40
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Doyle) 8 2 9 3 8 8 2.23 5.75
Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows (Zimmer) 4 6 7 4 7 7 2.23 5.32
Straw Dogs (Groupe) 5 5 2 8 1 9 1.57 4.51
                   
                   
 

W.E. (Soundtrack) by Abel Korzeniowski

BEST SCORE FOR DRAMA Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
W.E. (Korzeniowski) 8 4 8 8 10 8 8.08 7.73

War Horse (Williams)
9 9 7 7 1 10 2.11 6.44
The Flowers of War (Chen) 6 7 8 10 1 9 1.67 6.10
The Artist (Bource) 8 5 7 9 1 6 2.03 5.43
Soul Surfer (Beltrami) 8 4 9 7 1 7 1.79 5.40
                   
                   

Alexandre Desplat

COMPOSER OF THE YEAR Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
Alexandre Desplat 8 5 7 9 10 9 2.15 7.16
Brian Tyler 7 9 7 8 8 7 1.79 6.83
John Williams 8 7 9 7 1 10 2.41 6.34
John Powell 9 9 6 7 1 8 2.02 6.00
Patrick Doyle 9 4 8 5 1 6 1.99 5.00
                   
                   

X-Men: First Class Soundtrack by Henry Jackman

MOST MEMORABLE THEME Judge A Judge B Judge C Judge D Judge  E Judge  F Visitors Ave
Title Theme - X-Men: First Class (Jackman) 10 7 9 7 10 7 1.86 7.41
Title Theme - Transformers Prime (Tyler) 9 6 7 7 8 9 1.70 6.81
ICARUS - Deus Ex: Human Revolution (McCann) 7 10 6 9 1 10 1.91 6.42
"George Valentin" - The Artist (Bource) 8 5 8 10 1 8 2.37 6.05
March - Captain America (Silvestri) 9 4 7 7 1 6 1.95 5.14
                   
                   

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