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Television Composer of the Year
Television Composer of the Year
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We live in a Golden Age for television show where series have developed such sophisticated storytelling on par with the level of cinema. This is not only attracting high-profile directors, writers and actors, but also great composers. Therefore, the World Soundtrack Awards thought the time was ripe to recognise the contribution of the composer to this exciting and addictive form of art. With the creation of World Soundtrack Award for Television Composer of the Year in 2016, the WSA want to give them the spotlight they deserve. The first winner of this award was Jeff Beal for his outstanding score for the 'House of Cards'.

Award for Best Television Composer of the Year 2018:

Ramin Djawadi for ‘Game of Thrones’ (Season 7); ‘The Strain’ (Season 4); ‘Westworld’ (Season 2)

Other nominees were:

- Volker Bertelmann for ‘Gunpowder’ (as Hauschka); ‘Patrick Melrose’ (as Hauschka)
- Rupert Gregson-Williams for ‘The Alienist’ (Season 1); ‘The Crown’ (Season 2, co-composed with Lorne Balfe)
- Mac Quayle for ‘9-1-1’ (Season 1, co-composed with Todd Haberman); ‘American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace’; ‘American Horror Story’ (Season 7); ‘Mr. Robot’ (Season 3); ‘Pose’ (Season 1)
- Adam Taylor for ‘Damnation’ (Season1); ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ (Season 2)


2018 - ‘Game of Thrones’ (Season 7); ‘The Strain’ (Season 4); ‘Westworld’ (Season 2)'

Djawadi Ramin

‘Game of Thrones’ (Season 7); ‘The Strain’ (Season 4); ‘Westworld’ (Season 2)'
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2017 - The Crown

Gregson-Williams Rupert

The Crown
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2016 - House of Cards

Beal Jeff

House of Cards
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