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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2012 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Hugo (2011)
2004 Winner
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Best Music, Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
For the song "Into the West".
2002 Winner
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Golden Globes, USA

2012 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Hugo (2011)
2008 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Eastern Promises (2007)
2005 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Aviator (2004)
2004 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
Song: "Into the West"
2002 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

BAFTA Awards

2012 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Hugo (2011)
2005 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
The Aviator (2004)
2004 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2003 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Gangs of New York (2002)
2002 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1992 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Original Film Score
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

20/20 Awards

2012 Nominee
Felix
Best Original Score
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2015 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
2014 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
2013 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
2012 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Hugo (2011)
2004 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2003 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
2002 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1996 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Se7en (1995)
1995 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Music
Ed Wood (1994)
1992 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
1990 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Dead Ringers (1988)
1987 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Fly (1986)

AFI Awards, USA

2002 Nominee
AFI Award
Composer of the Year
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2014 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
2013 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
2012 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Hugo (2011)
2007 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Departed (2006)
2005 Winner
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Themes
2004 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Most Performed Themes
Winner
Henry Mancini Award
2003 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Panic Room (2002)
Most Performed Themes
2002 Winner
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Theme
Top Box Office Films
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
2001 Winner
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Theme
2000 Winner
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Theme
Top Box Office Films
Analyze This (1999)
1996 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Se7en (1995)
1995 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Client (1994)
Top Box Office Films
Philadelphia (1993)
1994 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
1992 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
1989 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Big (1988)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2012 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score of the Decade
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Runner-Up
2006 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
The Departed (2006)
2005 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
A History of Violence (2005)
2004 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
The Aviator (2004)
2003 Winner
ACCA
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2002 Winner
ACCA
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
2001 Winner
ACCA
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1994 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
Ed Wood (1994)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Score
Spotlight (2015)
2012 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Score
Hugo (2011)
2007 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
The Departed (2006)
2005 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
The Aviator (2004)
2004 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2003 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
2002 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Canadian Screen Awards, CA

2015 Winner
Canadian Screen Award
Achievement in Music - Original Score
Maps to the Stars (2014)
2013 Winner
Canadian Screen Award
Achievement in Music - Original Score
Cosmopolis (2012)
Achievement in Music - Original Song
Cosmopolis (2012)
Shared with:
For the song "Long to Live".

Cannes Film Festival

2014 Winner
Cannes Soundtrack Award
Maps to the Stars (2014)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2013 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Score
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
2012 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Score
Hugo (2011)
2004 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Hugo (2011)
2004 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2004 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
The Aviator (2004)
2003 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
2002 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1997 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
That Thing You Do! (1996)

CinEuphoria Awards

2014 Nominee
CinEuphoria
Best Original Music - International Competition
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Denver Film Critics Society

2016 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Original Score
Spotlight (2015)
2014 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

2004 Nominee
Chainsaw Award
Best Score
Spider (2002)
1991 Nominee
Chainsaw Award
Best Soundtrack
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Genie Awards

2012 Winner
Genie
Best Achievement in Music - Original Score
A Dangerous Method (2011)
2008 Winner
Genie
Best Achievement in Music - Original Score
Eastern Promises (2007)
1992 Nominee
Genie
Best Music Score
Naked Lunch (1991)
1989 Winner
Genie
Best Music Score
Dead Ringers (1988)
1980 Nominee
Genie
Best Music Score
The Brood (1979)

Ghent International Film Festival

2002 Winner
Georges Delerue Prize
Spider (2002)

Gold Derby Awards

2012 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
Hugo (2011)
2005 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
The Aviator (2004)
2004 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
"Into the West"
2003 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
"Gollum's Song"

Golden Schmoes Awards

2002 Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Music in a Movie
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
2001 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Music in a Movie
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

GoldSpirit Awards

2001 Winner
GoldSpirit Awards
Best Soundtrack
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Best Composer
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Soundtrack
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Gotham Awards

1994 Winner
Below-The-Line Award

Grammy Awards

2013 Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Hugo (2011)
2008 Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Departed (2006)
2006 Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Aviator (2004)
2005 Winner
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
For the song "Into The West".
2004 Winner
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
2003 Winner
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:
1996 Nominee
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Ed Wood (1994)
For the main title.

Hollywood Film Awards

2003 Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Outstanding Achievement in Music in Film

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA)

2014 Winner
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
2012 Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Feature Film
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2011 Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Musical Score
Hugo (2011)

International Cinephile Society Awards

2004 Winner
ICS Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2015 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
2014 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Film Music Composition of the Year
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Track: "Beyond the Forest"
2013 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
2012 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
Hugo (2011)
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
Hugo (2011)
Best Archival Re-Recording of an Existing Score
Shared with:
The Lord of the Rings Symphony
2010 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Film Music Compilation Album or Box Set
Shared with:
Howard Shore: Collector's Edition Vol. 1
2008 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Drama Film
Eastern Promises (2007)
Best New Release, Re-Release or Re-Recording of an Existing Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
2007 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Drama Film
The Departed (2006)
2006 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Horror/Thriller Film
A History of Violence (2005)
Best New Release, Re-Release or Re-Recording of an Existing Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:
2005 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Drama Film
The Aviator (2004)
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
The Aviator (2004)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2012 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Song
Hugo (2011)
Shared with:
Song: "Coeur Volant"
2005 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Score
The Aviator (2004)
2004 Winner
INOCA
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Best Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
Song: "Into the West"
2003 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Best Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
Song: "Gollum's Song"

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2016 Nominee
IFC Award
Best Original Score
Spotlight (2015)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2004 Winner
IOMA
Best Original Score (Miglior colonna sonora originale)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2003 Winner
IOMA
Best Original Score (Miglior colonna sonora originale)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Nominee
IOMA
Best Original Score (Miglior colonna sonora originale)
Gangs of New York (2002)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2002 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Locarno International Film Festival

2016 Winner
Vision Award

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2001 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Music
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1995 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Se7en (1995)
1994 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Ed Wood (1994)
1991 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Music
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Naked Lunch (1991)

National Board of Review, USA

2005 Winner
Career Achievement Award
For excellence in film music composition.

Online Film & Television Association

2012 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Hugo (2011)
2007 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
The Departed (2006)
2005 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
The Aviator (2004)
2004 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Best Music, Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
For the song "Into the West".
2003 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Best Music, Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
For the song "Gollum's Song".
2002 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2005 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Aviator (2004)
2004 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2003 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
2002 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2012 Winner
Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing
Hugo (2011)
2005 Winner
Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2015 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
Spotlight (2015)
2013 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
2004 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2003 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
For the song "Gollum's Song".
Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
2002 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Score
Hugo (2011)

Satellite Awards

2015 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Spotlight (2015)
2010 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Song
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
Shared with:
For the song "Eclipse (All Yours)".
2007 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Eastern Promises (2007)
2005 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
The Aviator (2004)
2004 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2004 Winner
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Music
The Aviator (2004)

SFX Awards, UK

2003 Winner
SFX Award
Best SF or Fantasy Film Music
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2013 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Music
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Score
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
2011 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Score
Hugo (2011)

World Soundtrack Awards

2014 Nominee
Public Choice Award
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
2013 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Film Score of the Year
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
2012 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Hugo (2011)
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
A Dangerous Method (2011)
Cosmopolis (2012)
Hugo (2011)
2005 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
The Aviator (2004)
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
The Aviator (2004)
2004 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
For the song "Into the West".
2003 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Gangs of New York (2002)
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Gangs of New York (2002)
Best Original Song Written for a Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
For the song "Gollum's Song".
2002 Winner
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Winner
Public Choice Award
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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