2023 GRAMMY Video Game Soundtrack Nominees Announced, including Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarok, Call of Duty: Vanguard, and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

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The Recording Academy has released its complete nominees list for the 2023 GRAMMYs, revealing Aliens: Fireteam Elite, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarok, Call of Duty: Vanguard, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, and Old World as the nominees for the prestigious award show’s new Best Score Soundtrack For Video Games And Other Interactive Media category.

Announced this summer, the Best Score Soundtrack For Video Games And Other Interactive Media category is designed to recognize excellence in score soundtrack albums comprised predominately of original scores and created specifically for, or as a companion to, a current video game or other interactive media, as described by the Recording Academy.

Bear McCreary, composer for Call of Duty: Vanguard, is also nominated in this year’s The Game Awards, where he’s up for an award in the Best Score and Music category for his soundtrack to God of War Ragnarök for Santa Monica Studio. He will be competing against the likes of Yasunori Mitsuda and Olivier Deriviere, who composed the soundtracks to A Plague Tale: Requiem and Xenoblade Chronicles 3, respectively.

  • Aliens: Fireteam Elite
    • Austin Wintory, composer
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Dawn Of Ragnarok
    • Stephanie Economou, composer
  • Call Of Duty: Vanguard
    • Bear McCreary, composer
  • Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy
    • Richard Jacques, composer
  • Old World
    • Christopher Tin, composer

The 2023 GRAMMY Awards will air on February 5, as detailed by the Recording Academy:

The 2023 GRAMMYs, officially known as the 65th GRAMMY Awards, will air live on Sunday, Feb. 5, from Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena, and it will broadcast live on the CBS Television Network and stream live and on-demand on Paramount+ at 8-11:30 p.m. ET / 5-8:30 p.m. PT+. The special ceremony’s broadcast time, hosts, presenters, and performers will be announced soon.

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