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Dave Grohl Is Up For An Emmy Award

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on July 17, 2015

in News,Noise Pro

Dave Grohl could earn himself an Emmy Award after Foo Fighters ‘Sonic Highways’ was nominated this week.

A number of music-based programs have been nominated for the 67th Annual Emmy Awards.

Bessie, the HBO movie on the life of blues great Bessie Smith, was nominated for six awards including Television Movie, Lead Actress (Queen Latifah), Supporting Actor (Michael Kenneth Williams), Supporting Actress (Mo’Nique), Writing and Direction.

Dave Grohl has two nominations for his Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, Best Information Series or Special and Outstanding Direction for Grohl.

The film Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is up for Documentary or Non-Fiction Special and Writing while Sinatra: All or Nothing or All competes with it in the Documentary category.

The Grammy Awards were recognized with three nominations for Production Design, Lighting Design and Sound Mixing while the Academy’s Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life – An All-Star GRAMMY Salute received on nod for Music Direction.

The Emmys will be presented on September 20.

The following are the categories with music related nominations:

TELEVISION MOVIE
Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Curtain, Poirot’s Last Case
Bessie
Grace of Monaco
Hello Ladies: The Movie
Killing Jesus
Nightingale

INFORMATIONAL SERIES OR SPECIAL
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways
Inside The Actors Studio
StarTalk With Neil deGrasse Tyson
Vice

DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION SPECIAL
The Case Against 8
Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck
Sinatra: All Or Nothing At All
Virunga

LEAD ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Queen Latifah, Bessie
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honorable Woman
Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge
Emma Thompson, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

SUPPORTING ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE
Richard Cabral, American Crime
Denis O’Hare, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Finn Wittrock, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Michael Kenneth Williams, Bessie
Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge
Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE
Regina King, American Crime
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Mo’Nique, Bessie
Zoe Kazan, Olive Kitteridge

WRITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL
John Ridley for American Crime
Dee Rees, Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois and Horton Foote for Bessie
Stephen Merchant, Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg for Hello Ladies: The Movie
Hugo Blick for The Honorable Woman
Jane Anderson for Olive Kitteridge
Peter Straughan for Wolf Hall

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
Anthony Bourdain for Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown
Alex Gibney for Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief
Brett Morgen for Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck
Mark Bailey and Keven McAlester for Last Days In Vietnam (American Experience)
Geoffrey C. Ward for The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Episode 5: The Rising Road (1933 – 1939)

DIRECTING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Ryan Murphy for American Horror Story: Freak Show
Dee Rees for Bessie
Hugo Blick for The Honorable Woman
Uli Edel for Houdini
Lisa Cholodenko for Olive Kitteridge
Peter Kosminsky for Wolf Hall

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
Laura Poitras for Citizenfour
Dave Grohl for Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways
Alex Gibney for Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief
Andrew Jarecki for The Jinx: The Life And Deaths Of Robert Durst Chapter 2: Poor Little Rich Boy
Brett Morgen for Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR VARIETY, NONFICTION, REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAMMING
Brian Stonestreet, Alana Lorraine Billingsley, Kristen Merlino and Scott Welborn for 57th Annual Grammy Awards
Derek McLane, Gloria Lamb and Matt Steinbrenner for The Oscars
Derek McLane, Aimee B. Dombo and Mike Pilipski for Peter Pan Live!
Tyler Robinson, Schuyler Telleen and Katherine Isom for Portlandia Dead Pets Call Me
Anton Goss, James Pearse Connelly, Zeya Maurer and Lydia Smyth for The Voice

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
Dancing With The Stars: 10th Anniversary Special
57th Annual Grammy Awards
The Oscars
The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry

OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION
Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas
The Kennedy Center Honors
The Oscars
Peter Pan Live!
Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life – An All-Star GRAMMY Salute
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (Live From Lincoln Center)

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL
57th Annual Grammy Awards
Late Show With David Letterman
The Oscars
The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
The Voice

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