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'Dark Knight Rises' & 'The Muppets' Land Some Grammy Nominations

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December 6, 2012
Source: Yahoo

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Music in film from the year 2011 has already been honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and more will be recognized for the Oscars recognizing achievements in film this year. But the Grammys have a different timetable for awards and so a mix of music from the films of 2011 and 2012 have been nominated for the coveted music awards soundtrack compilations, motion picture scores and original songs. Fans will be happy to see Hans Zimmer's score from The Dark Knight Rises get some love, original songs from The Muppets and much more. Check out the full list of movie music nominees below!

Here are the nominees for the visual media categories related to film from Yahoo:

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

The Descendants
Marley
Midnight in Paris
The Muppets
Rock of Ages

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

The Adventures of Tintin - The Secret of the Unicorn composed  by John Williams
The Artist
composed  by Ludovic Bource
The Dark Knight Rises composed by Hans Zimmer
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo composed by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
Hugo composed by Howard Shore
Journey composed by Austin Wintory

Best Song Written For Visual Media

"Abraham's Daughter" from The Hunger Games
T Bone Burnett, Win Butler & Régine Chassagne, songwriters
(performed by Arcade Fire)

"Learn Me Right" from Brave
Mumford & Sons, songwriters
(performed by Birdy & Mumford & Sons)

"Let Me Be Your Star" from the TV series "Smash"
Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, songwriters
(performed by Katharine McPhee & Megan Hilty)

"Man or Muppet" from The Muppets
Bret McKenzie, songwriter
(performed by Jason Segel & Walter)

"Safe & Sound" from The Hunger Games
T Bone Burnett, Taylor Swift, John Paul White & Joy Williams, songwriters
(performed by Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars)

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 10. Likely most of these awards will be announced only with graphics on screen throughout the show with the exception of Best Song Written for Visual Media. A performance from Taylor Swift or Mumford & Sons is most likely. Otherwise, you can tune in to see some other nominated artists perform all night and be as big of a music fan as we are cinephiles.

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  • Lagoya
    TDKR should win an Oscar for biggest let down of the year
    • si1ver
      TDK soundtrack>TDKR soundtrack
      • David Banner
        You don't have to choose, you can like both :)
    • Richie G
      Tied first place with Prometheus

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