James Horner Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2010 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Avatar (2009)
2004 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
House of Sand and Fog (2003)
2002 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
1998 Winner
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Titanic (1997)
Shared with:
For the song "My Heart Will Go On", performed by Céline Dion.
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Titanic (1997)
1996 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Apollo 13 (1995)
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Braveheart (1995)
1990 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
Field of Dreams (1989)
1987 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
An American Tail (1986)
Shared with:
For the song "Somewhere Out There".
Best Music, Original Score
Aliens (1986)

Golden Globes, USA

2010 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Avatar (2009)
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Avatar (2009)
Shared with:
Song: "I See You"
2002 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
1998 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Titanic (1997)
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Titanic (1997)
Shared with:
Song: "My Heart Will Go On"
1996 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Braveheart (1995)
1995 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Legends of the Fall (1994)
1992 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
Shared with:
Song: "Dreams to Dream"
1990 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Glory (1989)
1987 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
An American Tail (1986)
Shared with:
Song: "Somewhere Out There"

BAFTA Awards

2010 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Avatar (2009)
1998 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Titanic (1997)
1996 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Braveheart (1995)

20/20 Awards

2018 Nominee
Felix
Best Score Drama
Titanic (1997)
2016 Nominee
Felix
Best Original Score
Braveheart (1995)
Best Original Score
Apollo 13 (1995)
2010 Nominee
Felix
Best Original Score
Glory (1989)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2010 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Music
Avatar (2009)
2001 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Music
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
1996 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Braveheart (1995)
1991 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
1987 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
An American Tail (1986)
1986 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Cocoon (1985)
1984 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Music
Brainstorm (1983)
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Krull (1983)
Best Music
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2017 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Shared with:
2013 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
2011 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Karate Kid (2010)
2010 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Avatar (2009)
2009 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
2006 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Flightplan (2005)
2005 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Troy (2004)
2003 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
2001 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Top Box Office Films
The Perfect Storm (2000)
1999 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Deep Impact (1998)
Top Box Office Films
The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures
Titanic (1997)
Shared with:
For the song "My Heart Will Go On".
1998 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Titanic (1997)
1997 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Courage Under Fire (1996)
Top Box Office Films
Ransom (1996)
1996 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Apollo 13 (1995)
Top Box Office Films
Casper (1995)
1995 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
1994 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Pelican Brief (1993)
1993 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Patriot Games (1992)
1990 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
1988 Winner
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures
An American Tail (1986)
Shared with:
For the song "Somethwere Out There".
1987 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Aliens (1986)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2009 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
Avatar (2009)
2001 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
1997 Winner
ACCA
Best Original Score
Titanic (1997)
1995 Winner
ACCA
Best Original Score
Braveheart (1995)
Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
Apollo 13 (1995)
1994 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
Legends of the Fall (1994)

Black Reel Awards

2011 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Original Score
The Karate Kid (2010)

BMI Film & TV Awards

2010 Winner
BMI Film Music Award
Film Music
Avatar (2009)
1988 Winner
Most Performed Song from a Film
An American Tail (1986)
Shared with:
For the song "Somewhere Out There".

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2006 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
The New World (2005)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2017 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Score
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Shared with:
Posthumous for James Horner.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2009 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Avatar (2009)
2002 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
1998 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Titanic (1997)
1996 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Apollo 13 (1995)

Gold Derby Awards

2010 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
Avatar (2009)

GoldSpirit Awards

2001 Nominee
GoldSpirit Awards
Best Soundtrack
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Nominee
GoldSpirit Awards
Best Drama Soundtrack
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Nominee
GoldSpirit Awards
Best Action Soundtrack
Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Grammy Awards

2011 Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Avatar (2009)
Shared with:
For the song "I See You".
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Avatar (2009)
2003 Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
1999 Winner
Grammy
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
Titanic (1997)
Shared with:
For the song "My Heart Will Go On".
Song of the Year
Titanic (1997)
Shared with:
For the song "My Heart Will Go On".
1998 Winner
Grammy
Record of the Year
Titanic (1997)
Shared with:
for the song "My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from 'Titanic"
1996 Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
The Pagemaster (1994)
Shared with:
For the song "Whatever You Imagine".
1991 Winner
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Glory (1989)
1990 Nominee
Grammy
Best Album of Original Instrumental Background Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television
Field of Dreams (1989)
1988 Winner
Grammy
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
An American Tail (1986)
Shared with:
For the song "Somewhere Out There".
Song of the Year
An American Tail (1986)
Shared with:
For the song "Somewhere Out There".
Nominee
Grammy
Best Album of Original Instrumental Background Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television
An American Tail (1986)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2009 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Original Score
Avatar (2009)

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2017 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Shared with:
2016 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Drama Film
Le dernier loup (2015)
Winner
Special Award
Shared with:

For the classical work "Pas de Deux," in recognition of the life and work of the composer who died ... More

For the classical work "Pas de Deux," in recognition of the life and work of the composer who died in June 2015.

Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
Le dernier loup (2015)
Film Composer of the Year
Film Music Composition of the Year
Le dernier loup (2015)
Track: "Return to the Wild"
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score - Re-Release
Braveheart (1995)
Shared with:
2013 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
2011 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Drama Film
The Karate Kid (2010)
2010 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
Avatar (2009)
Film Composer of the Year
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction Film
Avatar (2009)
Film Music Composition of the Year
Avatar (2009)
Track: "War"
Best New Release or Re-Release of an Existing Score
The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
Shared with:
Best New Release or Re-Release of an Existing Score
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Shared with:
2009 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Drama Film
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction Film
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
2006 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
The New World (2005)
Best Original Score for a Drama Film
The New World (2005)
1998 Winner
FMCJ Award
Best Original Score for an Adventure Film
The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Nominee
FMCJ Award
Film Score of the Year
The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Film Composer of the Year
Best Original Score for an Adventure Film
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Best Re-Release of a Previously Existing Score
Krull (1983)
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International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2010 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Song
Avatar (2009)
Shared with:
Song: "I See You"
2006 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Score
The New World (2005)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

1998 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Original Song
Titanic (1997)
Shared with:
For the song "My Heart Will Go On".

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1997 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Titanic (1997)
1982 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Music
48 Hrs. (1982)
Shared with:

Online Film & Television Association

2018 Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Behind the Scenes
Music
2010 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Avatar (2009)
2002 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
1999 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Score
Deep Impact (1998)
1998 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Titanic (1997)
Best Music, Original Song
Titanic (1997)
Shared with:
For the song "My Heart Will Go On".

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2006 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
The New World (2005)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Satellite Awards

2004 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
The Missing (2003)
2002 Winner
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Song
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Shared with:
Song: "All Love Can Be"
Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
1998 Winner
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Titanic (1997)
Best Original Song
Titanic (1997)
Shared with:
Song: "My Heart Will Go On"

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

2000 Nominee
Stinker Award
Most Intrusive Musical Score
The Perfect Storm (2000)

World Soundtrack Awards

2010 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Avatar (2009)
Best Original Song Written for a Film
Avatar (2009)
Shared with:
For the song "I See You".
2004 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for Film
Troy (2004)
Shared with:
For the song "Remember Me".
2002 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
A Beautiful Mind (2001)

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