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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2020 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
Marriage Story (2019)
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song)
Toy Story 4 (2019)
For song "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away"
2011 Winner
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Toy Story 3 (2010)
For the song "We Belong Together".
2010 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
For the song "Almost There".
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
For the song "Down in New Orleans".
2007 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Cars (2006)
For the song "Our Town".
2002 Winner
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
For the song "If I Didn't Have You".
Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
2001 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Meet the Parents (2000)
For the song "A Fool In Love".
2000 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Toy Story 2 (1999)
For the song "When She Loved Me".
1999 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
For the song "That'll Do".
Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score
A Bug's Life (1998)
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Pleasantville (1998)
1997 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
1996 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Toy Story (1995)
For the song "You've Got a Friend in Me".
Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score
Toy Story (1995)
1995 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
The Paper (1994)
For the song "Make Up Your Mind".
1991 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
Avalon (1990)
1990 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Parenthood (1989)
For the song "I Love to See You Smile"
1985 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
The Natural (1984)
1982 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Ragtime (1981)
For the song "One More Hour"
Best Music, Original Score
Ragtime (1981)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2010 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics
Monk (2002)
For the song "When I'm Gone". For episode "Mr. Monk And The End Part II".
2004 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Main Title Theme Music
Monk (2002)
1991 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music and Lyrics
Cop Rock (1990)
For the pilot episode.

BAFTA Awards

1983 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Original Song
Ragtime (1981)
For the song "One More Hour".

20/20 Awards

2017 Nominee
Felix
Best Score Comedy or Musical
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
2016 Nominee
Felix
Best Original Score
Toy Story (1995)
2011 Nominee
Felix
Best Original Score
Avalon (1990)
2010 Nominee
Felix
Best Original Song
Parenthood (1989)
For "I Love to See You Smile"

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2000 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Toy Story 2 (1999)

Annie Awards

2020 Nominee
Annie
Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production
Toy Story 4 (2019)
2014 Nominee
Annie
Outstanding Achievement in Music in an Animated Feature Production
Monsters University (2013)
2007 Winner
Annie
Best Music in an Animated Feature Production
Cars (2006)
2003 Nominee
Annie
Outstanding Music in an Animated Feature Production
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
2000 Winner
Annie
Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production
Toy Story 2 (1999)
1997 Winner
Annie
Best Individual Achievement: Music in a Feature/Home Video Production
Cats Don't Dance (1997)
1996 Winner
Annie
Best Individual Achievement: Music
Toy Story (1995)
Nominee
Annie
Best Individual Achievement: Music
James and the Giant Peach (1996)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2014 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Monsters University (2013)
2011 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Toy Story 3 (2010)
2010 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
2007 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Cars (2006)
2005 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Meet the Fockers (2004)
Top TV Series
Monk (2002)
2004 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Seabiscuit (2003)
2002 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
2001 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Meet the Parents (2000)
2000 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Toy Story 2 (1999)
1996 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Toy Story (1995)
Winner
Henry Mancini Award
1995 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Maverick (1994)
1990 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Parenthood (1989)

Austin Film Critics Association

2020 Nominee
AFCA Award
Best Score
Marriage Story (2019)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2020 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Song
Toy Story 4 (2019)
Song: "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away"
2010 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Nominee
Davis Award
Best Original Score
Toy Story 3 (2010)
1998 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
Pleasantville (1998)

Black Reel Awards

2010 Winner
Black Reel
Best Song
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Shared with:
For the song "Almost There"
Nominee
Black Reel
Best Song
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Shared with:
For the song "Down in New Orleans"

BMI Film & TV Awards

2010 Winner
BMI Film Music Award
Film Music
The Princess and the Frog (2009)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2020 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Score
Marriage Story (2019)
2011 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Song
Toy Story 3 (2010)
For the song "We Belong Together".
2010 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Score
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Best Song
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
For the song "Almost There".

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2019 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)
1999 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
A Bug's Life (1998)
1997 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
1996 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Toy Story (1995)

Chicago Indie Critics Awards (CIC)

2020 Nominee
CIC Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)

Columbus Film Critics Association

2020 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Score
Marriage Story (2019)

Denver Film Critics Society

2020 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)
Best Original Song
Toy Story 4 (2019)
Song: "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away"
2011 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Original Song
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Song: "We Belong Together"

DiscussingFilm Critics Awards

2019 Nominee
Jury Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2019 Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Score
Marriage Story (2019)

Gold Derby Awards

2020 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)
2011 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Song
Toy Story 3 (2010)
for "We Belong Together"
2010 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Song
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
for "Almost There"

Golden Globes, USA

2020 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Marriage Story (2019)
2000 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Song: "When She Loved Me"
1999 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
A Bug's Life (1998)
1996 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Toy Story (1995)
Song: "You Got a Friend in Me"
1991 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Avalon (1990)
1990 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Parenthood (1989)
Song: "I Love to See You Smile"
1982 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Ragtime (1981)
Song: "One More Hour"

GoldSpirit Awards

2001 Nominee
GoldSpirit Awards
Best Animated Soundtrack
Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Grammy Awards

2020 Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written for Visual Media
Toy Story 4 (2019)
For "The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy" artist: Chris Stapleton
2018 Winner
Grammy
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
For the song "Putin" artist: Randy Newman
2011 Winner
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
For "Toy Story 3" artist: Randy Newman
Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Shared with:
For the song "Down in New Orleans".
2007 Winner
Grammy
Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Cars (2006)
For the song "Our Town" artist: James Taylor
Nominee
Grammy
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Cars (2006)
Shared with:
2004 Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Seabiscuit (2003)
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
For "Seabiscuit"
2003 Winner
Grammy
Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
For the song "If I Didn't Have You"
Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Best Instrumental Composition
For "The Ride Of The Doors"
2001 Winner
Grammy
Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Toy Story 2 (1999)
For the song "When She Loved Me" artist: Sarah McLachlan
Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Toy Story 2 (1999)
2000 Winner
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
A Bug's Life (1998)
Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
A Bug's Life (1998)
For the song "The Time Of Your Life"
1997 Nominee
Grammy
Best Country Collaboration with Vocals
Shared with:
For "Long Tall Texan"
1992 Nominee
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Avalon (1990)
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Awakenings (1990)
1990 Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television
Parenthood (1989)
For the song "I Love To See You Smile".
1985 Winner
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition
The Natural (1984)
For "The Natural" artist: Randy Newman
Nominee
Grammy
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
For "The Natural"
1983 Nominee
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Ragtime (1981)
1970 Nominee
Grammy
Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
For "Is That All There Is?"

Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards

2019 Winner
GWNYFCA Award
Best Score
Marriage Story (2019)

Hawaii Film Critics Society

2020 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)

Hollywood Film Awards

2019 Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Composer of the Year
Marriage Story (2019)

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA)

2019 Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Feature Film
Marriage Story (2019)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2020 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)
2009 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Original Song
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Song: "Almost There"

International Cinephile Society Awards

2020 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2011 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Animated Film
Toy Story 3 (2010)
2010 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Animated Film
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
2009 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Comedy Film
Leatherheads (2008)
2007 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Animated Film
Cars (2006)
1998 Winner
FMCJ Award
Best Original Score for a Comedy Film
A Bug's Life (1998)
Nominee
FMCJ Award
Best Original Score for a Drama Film
Pleasantville (1998)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2020 Winner
IFC Award
Best Song
Toy Story 4 (2019)
Song: "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away"

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Song
Meet the Parents (2000)
For the song "Meet the Parents".
2000 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Original Song
Toy Story 2 (1999)
For the song "When She Loved Me".

Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Film Awards

2020 Nominee
LEJA Award
Best Music
Marriage Story (2019)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1990 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Avalon (1990)
1981 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Ragtime (1981)

Music City Film Critics' Association Awards

2020 Nominee
MCFCA Award
Best Song
Toy Story 4 (2019)
Song: "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away"
Best Score
Marriage Story (2019)

New Mexico Film Critics

2019 Nominee
NMFC Award
Best Original Song
Toy Story 4 (2019)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2019 Winner
Special Award

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2020 Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Music
Marriage Story (2019)

North Dakota Film Society

2020 Nominee
NDFS Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)
Best Original Song
Toy Story 4 (2019)

Online Film & Television Association

2020 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)
2011 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Song
Toy Story 3 (2010)
For the song "We Belong Together".
2010 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Song
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Shared with:
For the song "Almost There".
2004 Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Behind the Scenes
Music
2000 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Song
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Shared with:
For the song "When She Loved Me".
1999 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Comedy/Musical Score
Pleasantville (1998)
Best Music, Original Family Score
A Bug's Life (1998)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2020 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)
1999 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
Pleasantville (1998)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2001 Winner
Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Original Song
Toy Story 3 (2010)
For the song "We Belong Together".
2002 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Original Song
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
For the song "If I Didn't Have You".

San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle

2019 Nominee
SFBAFCC Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)

Satellite Awards

2019 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)
2009 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Song
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
For the song "Almost There"
Best Original Song
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
For the song "Down in New Orleans".
2004 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Seabiscuit (2003)
1999 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Pleasantville (1998)
Best Original Song
Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
Song: "That'll Do"

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2019 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Score
Marriage Story (2019)
2009 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Music
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Shared with:
    Ne-Yo (song: Never Knew I Needed)

Walk of Fame

2010 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On June 2, 2010. At 6667 Hollywood Blvd.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2019 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Original Score
Marriage Story (2019)

World Soundtrack Awards

2011 Winner
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for a Film
Toy Story 3 (2010)
For the song "We Belong Together".
2010 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for a Film
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Shared with:
For the song "Almost There".
2006 Winner
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for Film
Cars (2006)
Shared with:
For the song "Our Town".
2002 Winner
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for a Film
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Shared with:
For the song "If I Didn't Have You".
Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Monsters, Inc. (2001)

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