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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2011 Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Inception (2010)
2010 Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
2001 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
Gladiator (2000)
1999 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Shared with:
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
The Thin Red Line (1998)
1998 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score
As Good as It Gets (1997)
1997 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
1995 Won
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
The Lion King (1994)
1989 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
Rain Man (1988)

Golden Globes, USA

2014 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2011 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Inception (2010)
2009 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Frost/Nixon (2008)
2007 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
2005 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Spanglish (2004)
2004 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Last Samurai (2003)
2003 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Shared with:
For the song "Here I Am".
2002 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Pearl Harbor (2001)
2001 Won
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:
1999 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Shared with:
1995 Won
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Lion King (1994)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2010 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
The Pacific (2010)
Shared with:
For part ten.

BAFTA Awards

2014 Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2011 Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Inception (2010)
2009 Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:
2001 Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:
1995 Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
The Lion King (1994)
1992 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Original Film Score
Thelma & Louise (1991)

ARIA Music Awards

2001 Nominated
ARIA Music Award
Best Original Soundtrack Album
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:
For "More Music From Gladiator".

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2013 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Top Box Office Films
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
2012 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Shared with:
Top Box Office Films
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Top Box Office Films
Rango (2011)
Top Box Office Films
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Shared with:
2011 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Inception (2010)
Top Box Office Films
Megamind (2010)
Shared with:
2010 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
It's Complicated (2009)
Shared with:
Top Box Office Films
Angels & Demons (2009)
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
2009 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:
Top Box Office Films
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Shared with:
Top Box Office Films
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
2008 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
2007 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
2006 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Batman Begins (2005)
Shared with:
Top Box Office Films
Madagascar (2005)
Top Box Office Films
The Ring Two (2005)
2005 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Shark Tale (2004)
2004 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Last Samurai (2003)
2003 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Black Hawk Down (2001)
The Ring (2002)
Top Box Office Films
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Shared with:
Won
Henry Mancini Award
2002 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Hannibal (2001)
Top Box Office Films
Pearl Harbor (2001)
2001 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Mission: Impossible II (2000)
Top Box Office Films
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2013 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2011 Won
Saturn Award
Best Music
Inception (2010)
2010 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Music
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
2009 Won
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:
2006 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Music
Batman Begins (2005)
Shared with:
2001 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Music
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:
Best Music
The Road to El Dorado (2000)
Shared with:
1999 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
1997 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Rock (1996)
Shared with:
1996 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Music
Crimson Tide (1995)
1993 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Music
Toys (1992)
Shared with:

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2013 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Film Music or Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2010 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Film Music or Score
Inception (2010)

Annie Awards

2011 Nominated
Annie
Best Music in a Television Production
Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010)
Shared with:
2009 Won
Annie
Best Music in an Animated Feature Production
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Shared with:
Best Music in an Animated Television Production or Short Form
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five (2008)
Shared with:
2006 Nominated
Annie
Best Music in an Animated Feature Production
Madagascar (2005)
2000 Nominated
Annie
Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production
The Road to El Dorado (2000)
Shared with:

Austin Film Critics Association

2008 Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Original Score
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:

BMI Film & TV Awards

2013 Won
BMI Film Music Award
Film Music
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2010 Won
BMI Film Music Award
Film Music
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
1998 Won
BMI Film Music Award
As Good as It Gets (1997)
1997 Won
BMI Film Music Award
The Rock (1996)
1996 Won
BMI Film Music Award
Crimson Tide (1995)
Broken Arrow (1996)
Won
Richard Kirk Career Achievement Award
1995 Won
BMI Film Music Award
The Lion King (1994)
1994 Won
BMI Film Music Award
Cool Runnings (1993)
1993 Won
BMI Film Music Award
A League of Their Own (1992)
1992 Won
BMI Film Music Award
Backdraft (1991)
1991 Won
BMI Film Music Award
Days of Thunder (1990)
1990 Won
BMI Film Music Award
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
1989 Won
BMI Film Music Award
Rain Man (1988)

Black Reel Awards

2014 Won
Black Reel
Outstanding Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Boston Online Film Critics Association

2013 Won
BOFCA Award
Best Original Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Brit Awards

2013 Won
Brit
Outstanding Contribution To Music
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2014 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2011 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Score
Inception (2010)
2010 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Score
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
2009 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:
2007 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
2004 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
The Last Samurai (2003)
2001 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Score
The Road to El Dorado (2000)
Gladiator (2000)
Mission: Impossible II (2000)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2014 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Score
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2011 Won
COFCA Award
Best Score
Inception (2010)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2010 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Inception (2010)
2008 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:
2006 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Batman Begins (2005)
Shared with:
2001 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:
1995 Won
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
The Lion King (1994)

Denver Film Critics Society

2013 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Original Score
Man of Steel (2013)
Best Original Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2012 Won
DFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

2003 Won
Chainsaw Award
Best Score
The Ring (2002)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2014 Nominated
GFCA Award
Best Original Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Original Score
Man of Steel (2013)

German Film Critics Association Awards

2006 Won
German Film Critics Award
Best Film Score (Beste Musik)
Der kleine Eisbär 2 - Die geheimnisvolle Insel (2005)
Shared with:

German Phono Academy

1994 Won
Echo
Film Music of the Year - National (Nationale Filmmusik des Jahres)
The House of the Spirits (1993)

Golden Camera, Germany

1999 Won
Golden Camera
Success in Hollywood

Grammy Awards

2013 Nominated
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2011 Nominated
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Inception (2010)
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
2009 Won
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:
2007 Nominated
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
2001 Nominated
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or other Visual Media
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:
1996 Won
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Crimson Tide (1995)
For "Crimson Tide".
1995 Won
Grammy
Best Musical Album for Children
The Lion King (1994)
Shared with:
Nominated
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
The Lion King (1994)
1991 Nominated
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
For the end titles (original soundtrack).

Hollywood Film Festival

2010 Won
Hollywood Film Award
Composer of the Year
2001 Won
Hollywood Film Award
Outstanding Achievement in Music in Film

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2013 Won
IFJA Award
Best Musical Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2nd place
IFJA Award
Best Musical Score
Rush (2013)

International Cinephile Society Awards

2014 Nominated
ICS Award
Best Original Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2011 Nominated
ICS Award
Best Original Score
Inception (2010)
2009 Nominated
ICS Award
Best Original Score
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2012 Nominated
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2011 Nominated
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Animated Feature Film
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Shared with:
Best Original Score for an Animated Feature Film
Rango (2011)
2010 Nominated
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
Inception (2010)
Film Composer of the Year
Inception (2010)
The Pacific (2010)
Through the Wormhole (2010)
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
Inception (2010)
2009 Nominated
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Video Game or Interactive Media
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009)
Shared with:
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure Film
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
2004 Nominated
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure Film
King Arthur (2004)

Joseph Plateau Awards

2000 Won
Joseph Plateau Award of Honour

Key Art Awards

2013 Won
Key Art Award
Best Audio/Visual Technique
Man of Steel (2013)
For its trailer music.

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Won
Sierra Award
Best Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2010 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Score
Inception (2010)
2000 Won
Sierra Award
Best Score
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:

National Board of Review, USA

2003 Won
Career Achievement Award
For excellence in film music composition.

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2011 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Inception (2010)
2009 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:
2004 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
The Last Samurai (2003)
2001 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:
1999 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Family Score
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Shared with:
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
The Thin Red Line (1998)
1998 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Comedy/Musical Score
As Good as It Gets (1997)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2009 Won
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:
2006 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
Batman Begins (2005)
Shared with:
2004 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Last Samurai (2003)
2001 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:
1999 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Prince of Egypt (1998)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2002 Won
Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2010 Won
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
Inception (2010)
2004 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Last Samurai (2003)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Score
Rush (2013)

Satellite Awards

2013 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2010 Won
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Inception (2010)
2006 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
2004 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
The Last Samurai (2003)
2002 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Hannibal (2001)
2001 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:
1999 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture Score
The Thin Red Line (1998)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2013 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Music
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2012 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Music
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
2008 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Music
The Dark Knight (2008)
Shared with:

Stockholm Film Festival

2013 Won
Best Music
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Motivation of the jury: "Hans Zimmer has mastered the style of classic musical storytelling. He ... More

Motivation of the jury: "Hans Zimmer has mastered the style of classic musical storytelling. He combines the almost frighteningly epic with the sensitively delicate: from hand claps to symphony. He is daring, and it pays off!"


Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Nominated
UFCA Award
Best Original Score
The Last Samurai (2003)
2000 Won
UFCA Award
Best Original Score
Gladiator (2000)
Shared with:
1998 2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Original Score
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Shared with:
1994 Won
UFCA Award
Best Original Score
The Lion King (1994)
Shared with:
1988 Nominated
UFCA Award
Best Original Score
Rain Man (1988)

Walk of Fame

2010 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 8 December 2010. 6908 Hollywood Blvd.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Original Score
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2010 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Score
Inception (2010)

World Soundtrack Awards

2014 Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Film Composer of the Year
12 Years a Slave (2013)
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Man of Steel (2013)
Rush (2013)
Best Original Film Score of the Year
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2011 Won
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Inception (2010)
Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Inception (2010)
How Do You Know (2010)
Megamind (2010)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
The Dilemma (2011)
Rango (2011)
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
2010 Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
It's Complicated (2009)
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
2009 Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Frost/Nixon (2008)
Angels & Demons (2009)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Frost/Nixon (2008)
2005 Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Batman Begins (2005)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Best Original Song Written for a Film
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Shared with:
For the song "This Is Where I Belong".
Best Original Song Written for a Film
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Shared with:
For the song "Here I Am".
2001 Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Hannibal (2001)
Pearl Harbor (2001)
The Pledge (2001)
An Everlasting Piece (2000)
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Hannibal (2001)

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