‘Barbie’ Wins Multiple Trophies, Robbie Robertson Honored at 4th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards

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‘Barbie’ Wins Multiple Trophies, Robbie Robertson Honored at 4th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards

Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” took home multiple awards at the 14th Music Supervisors Guild Awards, held March 3 at Los Angeles’ Wiltern Theatre. The event celebrates outstanding achievement in the craft of music supervision, acknowledging work across film, television, documentaries, advertising, trailers and video games.

George Drakoulias of “Barbie” won best music supervision for a film budgeted over $25 million and for best song written for and/or recorded for a film for “What Was I Made For?”, which was shared with Billie Eilish and Finneas.

Meanwhile, Frankie Pine won two awards for her contributions to the Prime Video series “Daisy Jones and the Six.” Alex Hackford received two awards for his work on Marvel’s “Spider-Man 2” video game.

The ceremony also featured a posthumous recognition of musician Robbie Robertson, who was given the Icon Award in celebration of his contributions to the music and film industries. Margo Price, Rocco DeLuca and Johnny Sheppard took to the stage for a tribute performance of Robertson’s music.

A second career recognition went to Allan Mason, who received the Legacy Award for his impact on the entertainment industry.

Also during the ceremony, Dan Wilson performed “It Never Went Away” from “American Symphony” and India Carney performed “I Found You” from “The L Word: Generation Q.” Additionally, spotlight performer d4vd performed “Romantic Homicide.”

Some of the evening’s presenters included Nia Vardalos, Ben Platt, Noah Galvin, Mark Ronson, Luca Guadagnino, Tyrese Gibson, Crystal Methyd, Freddy Scott, Stephanie Savage, PJ Morton, Ryan Lott of Son Lux, and Volker Bertelmann.

See below for a complete list of winners:

Film

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Over $25 Million
George Drakoulias
“Barbie”

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted $25 Million And Under
Toko Nagata
“Joy Ride”

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted $10 Million And Under
Lindsay Wolfington
“Theater Camp”

Best Music Supervision for a Non-Theatrically Released Film
Tie:
Angela Asistio – “Chang Can Dunk”
Toko Nagata – “Totally Killer”

Best Song Written and/or Recorded for a Film
“What Was I Made For?” from “Barbie”
Music Supervisor: George Drakoulias
Performer: Billie Eilish
Songwriters: Billie Eilish O’Connell, Finneas O’Connell

Television

Best Music Supervision – Television Drama
Gabe Hilfer
“The White Lotus” Season 2

Best Music Supervision – Television Comedy or Musical
Frankie Pine
“Daisy Jones & The Six” Season 1

Best Music Supervision – Reality Television
Carrie Hughes
“Love & Hip Hop: Miami” Season 5

Best Song Written and/or Recorded for Television
“Look At Us Now (Honeycomb)” from “Daisy Jones & The Six”
Music Supervisor: Frankie Pine
Performer: Daisy Jones & The Six
Songwriters: Jason Boesel, Blake Mills, Marcus Mumford, Johnathan Rice, Stephony Smith

Documentaries

Best Music Supervision for a Documentary
Jonathan Finegold
“Little Richard: I Am Everything”

Best Music Supervision in a Docuseries
Andrea von Foerster
“Welcome to Wrexham” Season 2

Advertising

Best Music Supervision in Advertising (Synch)
Scott McDaniel
Run This Town – The Road to Halftime Starts on Rihanna Drive

Best Music Supervision in Advertising (Original Music)
Nicole Palko, Jonathan Wellbelove
iPhone 15 Plus – Miss You

Trailers

Best Music Supervision in a Trailer – Film
Angel Mendoza
“Killers of the Flower Moon” – Official Teaser Trailer

Best Music Supervision in a Trailer – Series
Rochelle Holguin Cappello, Katie Pool
“Yellowjackets” Season 2 – Official Trailer

Best Music Supervision in a Trailer – Video Game & Interactive
Rebecca Bergman, Brian Murphy
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League – Official Justice League Trailer – No More Heroes

Video Games

Best Music Supervision in a Video Game (Synch)
Alex Hackford
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Best Music Supervision in a Video Game (Original Music)
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
Music Supervisors: Alex Hackford, Scott Hanau, Keith Leary
Composer: John Paesano

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