11th Hollywood Music in Media Awards

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11th Hollywood Music in Media Awards
DateJanuary 27, 2021

The 11th Hollywood Music in Media Awards was held on January 27, 2021 to recognize the best in music in film, TV, video games, commercials, and trailers.[1] The nominations were announced on January 15, 2021.[2] Kenny Loggins was honored with the Career Achievement Award.[3]

Winners and nominees[edit]


Original Score — Feature Film Original Score — Independent Film
Original Score — Animated Film Original Score — Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
Original Score — Horror Film Original Score — Documentary
Original Score — Independent Film (Foreign Language) Original Score — TV Movie/Streamed
Original Score — TV Show/Limited Series Original Score — Documentary TV Series
Original Score — Short Film (Animated) Original Score — Short Film (Live Action)
  • Mime Your Manners – Corey Wallace
    • Aura – Sturdivant Adams
    • Scribblings – Nolan Markey
    • Sticks and Stones – Daniel Markovich
    • The Wrong RockGrant Kirkhope
    • To Gerard – Layla Minoui
  • Imagine Symphony LiveChris Thomas
    • A Bathroom on Drake – Dave Catalano
    • Defenseless – J.M. Quintana Cámara
    • My People, My Country – Zhiyi Wang
    • The First Color – Annie Rosevear
    • The Water Walker – Jay Wadley, Trevor Gureckis, and Adam Weiss
Original Score — Video Game Original Song/Score — Mobile Video Game
Original Song/Score — Trailer


Original Song — Feature Film Original Song — Independent Film
Original Song — Animated Film Original Song — Documentary
Original Song — TV Show/Limited Series Original Song — Video Game
Original Song/Score — Commercial Advertisement Original Song — Short Film
  • "Enigma (Give a Bit of Mmh to Me)" from Kinder Bueno TV Commercial – Written by Rainer Pietsch and Amanda Lear; Produced and Composed by Jake Warren; Performed by Alice Ella

Music Supervision[edit]

Music Supervision — Film Music Supervision — Television
Music Supervision — Video Game


Music Documentary/Special Program Soundtrack Album
Main Title Theme — TV Show/Limited Series Main Title Theme — TV Show (Foreign Language)
  • Dofaat Beirut – Amir Hedayah
Music Video (Independent) Live Concert for Visual Media
  • Shawn Mendes: Live in Concert

2020 Music Genre Winners[edit]

Following artists have been awarded in the 2020 Music Genre categories:[4]

Rising Star Award (Female) Annabel Whitledge

Rising Star Award (Male) Alexander James Rodriguez

Adult Contemporary/AAA Estrella Cristina

Alternative Modern Eyes

Americana/Folk/Acoustic Derek Woods Band

Blues Samantha Fish

Children's Music Kendra K

Christian/Gospel Chris Bender

Contemporary Classical Brian Ralston

Country Johnny Collier

Dance Therése Neaimé

Downbeat/Downtempo Lionel Cohen & JVMIE

EDM (Electronic Dance Music) Philippe Funk

Holiday Juliet Lyons & Robin Sandoval

Instrumental Armin Kandel

Instrumental Performance (Guitar) AM Dandy (United States)

Instrumental Performance (Orchestra) Suad Bushnaq (Canada)

Instrumental Performance (Piano) Goetz Oestlind (Germany)

Instrumental Performance (Violin) Alejandra Torres & Roberto Quintero (Austria)

Jazz ABC

Latin (Pop/Rock/Urban) Daniel Minimalia ft. Esmeralda Grao

Latin (Traditional) Quintero's Salsa Project

Live Stream Performance - Presented by Gigmor Model Stranger

Lyrics/Lyricist Kapri

Message Song/Social Impact Reina (Ft. Verdine White, Nipsey Hussle)

New Age/Ambient Peter Sterling

Pop Riotron

Producer/Production - Presented by Dynaudio Noah Lifschey

R&B/Soul Savannah Brister

Rap/Hip Hop Derin Falana

Reggae - Presented by Island City Media Group Conkarah ft. Shaggy

Rock Aris Paul Band

Singer-Songwriter Shelly Peiken

Vocal (Female) Taylor Castro

Vocal (Male) Kai Straw

World Fahad Al Kubaisi

2020 Music Genre Nominees[edit]


  • Angela Parrish & Ian Honeyman
  • Chet Nichols
  • Chris Watkins / Drunk Poets
  • DeDe Wedekind
  • Derek Woods Band
  • J Edna Mae
  • Peter Olsen
  • The Sometimes Boys


Contemporary Classical[5]



  • Cynthia Thijs Coenraad
  • Dimitris Angelakis
  • Duo Manibe'
  • George & The Good Vibes
  • Mark Etheredge
  • Milana Zilnik
  • Paul Messina
  • Paul W. Rucker
  • Peter Xifaras' Symphonex Orchestra
  • Ralph Johnson ft. Gerald Clayton
  • Roberto Tola
  • Suzanne Grzanna
  • Udo Pannekeet


Latin (Pop/Rock/Urban)[5]

  • Daniel Minimalia ft. Esmeralda Grao
  • Juan Francisco Zerpa
  • La Santa Maria
  • Nico Donys
  • Willie Gomez, Paulina Aguirre, Gustav Afsahi, BLUTH


  • Carson Rowland
  • Charles V. Rox Vaccaro
  • Charly Reynolds
  • Darla Cozzarelli
  • Gavriel
  • Gregory Crimson
  • Joe Cameron
  • Sean Waterman
  • Terry Blade

Rising Star Special Awards[edit]

Rising Star (Male)[edit]

Rising Star (Female)[edit]

  • Annabel Whitledge

Career Achievement Honor[edit]


  1. ^ Grein, Paul (January 27, 2021). "Diane Warren & James Newton Howard Among Top Winners at 2021 Hollywood Music in Media Awards". Billboard. Retrieved January 28, 2021.
  2. ^ Willman, Chris (January 15, 2021). "Hollywood Music in Media Awards Announces 2021 Nominees; Kenny Loggins Set for Lifetime Honor (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
  3. ^ "The Hollywood Music In Media Awards To Honor Kenny Loggins With The Career Achievement Award At The 11th Annual Awards On January 27, 2021". PR Newswire. November 17, 2020. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
  4. ^ Hollywood Music In Media Awards. "Winners 2020". Retrieved 31 January 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "2020 MUSIC GENRE NOMINEES". Hollywood Music In Media Awards. Retrieved 2022-12-13.

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