2016 Oscar nominations: Best Original Score

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.