Kid Cudi is doubling his chances…
The 37-year-old half-Mexican American apper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor, whose real name is Scott Mescudi, has earned two SCL Awards nominations from the Society of Composers & Lyricists , his first-ever nods from the organization.
Kid Cudi earned one nod in the Song Drama/Documentary category for co-writing “Guns Go Bang,” alongside Jay-Z and Jeymes Samuel for the Netflix film The Harder They Fall.
He’s also nominated in the Song Musical/Comedy category for co-penning “Just Look Up,” with Nicholas Britell, Ariana Grande and Taura Stinson, for Netflix’s Don’t Look Up.
Germaine Franco is also a two-time nominee…
The 34-year-old Latina film composer is nominated in the Studio Film category for her work on Walt Disney Pictures’ Encanto.
She’s also nominated in the Interactive category for her work on Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness.
Lin-Manuel Miranda has earned a nod in the Song Musical/Comedy category.
The 41-year-old Puerto Rican multi-hyphenate is nominated for penning the track “Home All Summer” for In The Heights, the film adaptation of his Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name.
Alberto Iglesias is competing in the Independent category.
The 66-year-old Spanish award-winning composer is nominated for his acclaimed work on Pedro Almodovar’s Spanish-language film Parallel Mothers, which stars Penelope Cruz.
Cristobal Tapia de Veer is a nominee in the Television category.
The 48-year-old Chilean film and television score composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumentalist is nominated for his work on Apple TV’s The White Lotus.
The annual SCL Awards, now in their year, honor music in visual media — film, television, streaming, interactive — spanning seven categories plus the David Raksin Award for Emerging Talent.
The in-person trophy show — COVID-19-permitting — will be hosted by Darren Criss on Tuesday, February 1, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
Composer Carter Burwell and filmmakers Joel Coen & Ethan Coen will receive the Spirit of Collaboration Award for their 17-film team-up along with a musical tribute performance. The live lineup includes Abigail Barlow, Emily Bear and Judith Hill.
The 76-year-old Society of Composers & Lyricists is the primary organization for professional film, TV, video game, and musical theater composers and lyricists.
Here are the nominees for the third annual SCL Awards:
DON’T LOOK UP
Walt Disney Pictures
THE FRENCH DISPATCH
THE POWER OF THE DOG
AMERICAN TRAITOR: THE TRIAL OF AXIS SALLY
THE GREEN KNIGHT
Sony Pictures Classics
Nicholas Britell, Ariana Grande, Scott Mescudi, Taura Stinson
“Just Look Up” from DON’T LOOK UP
Jamie Hartman, Jennifer Hudson, Carole King
“Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)” from RESPECT
“Fearless” from SPIRIT UNTAMED
Kris Bowers, Siedah Garrett
“Together All the Way” from DEAR WHITE PEOPLE
“Home All Summer” from IN THE HEIGHTS
Billie Eilish & Finneas O’Connell
“No Time To Die” from NO TIME TO DIE
“Somehow You Do” from FOUR GOOD DAYS
“Secret Sister” from REBEL HEARTS
“(Never Gonna) Tame You” from THE MUSTANGS: AMERICA’S WILD HORSES
Shawn Carter, Scott Mescudi, Jeymes Samuel
“Guns Go Bang” from THE HARDER THEY FALL
Cristobel Tapia de Veer
THE WHITE LOTUS
ALIEN FIRETEAM ELITE
Hildur Guđnadóttir & Sam Slater
Digital Illusions CE & Electronic Arts
KUNG FU PANDA: LAND OF AWESOMENESS
Universal Beijing Resort & Dreamworks Animation
DAVID RAKSIN AWARD
THE CLAUS FAMILY