‘Soul,’ ‘Blizzard of Souls’ Scores and ‘Eurovision’ Song Win Top Awards From Society of Lyricists and Composers
It was definitely an evening of “soul” at the second annual Society of Composers & Lyricists Awards, as the Pixar film “Soul” and the Latvian film “Blizzard of Souls” took the top prizes for outstanding original scores for 2020 films.The “Soul” composing trio of Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste won for outstanding original score for a studio film, their second such prize in 48 hours after winning the Golden Globe Sunday night.
Should it maintain this momentum through other ceremonies in the weeks to come, “Soul” could be the film to beat at Oscar time.Batiste, music director for TV’s “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” contributed the jazz material for the story about an aspiring jazz pianist whose life is cut short by an accident.
Reznor and Ross wrote the dramatic score.
Reznor and Ross, who were also nominated this year for “Mank,” are best known for their Nine
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