And the nominees are…
Bridge of Spies – Thomas Newman
This is Thomas Newman’s 13th Oscar nomination.
Sicario – Jóhann Jóhannsson
This is the second Oscar nomination for Jóhann Jóhannsson. He was previously nominated for The Theory of Everything.
Carol – Carter Burwell
This is the first Academy Award nomination for Carter Burwell.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – John Williams
This is the 15th Oscar nomination for John Williams, including five wins for:
- Schindler’s List (1993)
- E.T. (1982)
- Star Wars (1977)
- Jaws (1975)
- Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
The Hateful Eight – Ennio Morricone
This is the sixth Academy Award nomination for Ennio Morricone.