Jack White, Chance The Rapper, Common, Stranger Things Theme Nominated For Emmys

The Emmy Awards nominations are out, and a number of notable musicians are up for awards. Jack White, T Bone Burnett, and their associates are up for the new category Outstanding Music Direction for their PBS miniseries American Epic. Common, Bilal, and Andra Day’s “Letter To The Free” from Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th is nominated for Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics, where it faces Chance The Rapper’s Run-D.M.C. parody from SNL plus songs from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. S U R V I V E’s Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein could win the Outstanding Original Main Title Music category for their Stranger Things theme.

Here’s a full list of the music nominees:

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics
Common, Robert Glasper, & Karriem Riggins’ “Letter To The Free” From 13th
Adam Schlesinger, Rachel Bloom, & Jack Dolgen’s “We Tapped That Ass” From Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Christopher Willis, Darrick Bachman, & Paul Rudish’ “Jing-A-Ling-A-Ling” From Duck The Halls: A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special
Jonathan Kimmel & Gary Greenberg’s “The Ballad Of Claus Jorstad (Devil Stool)” from Jimmy Kimmel Live
Chance The Rapper, Kenan Thompson, Eli Brueggemann, & Will Stephen’s “Last Christmas” from Saturday Night Live
Jeff Richmond, Tina Fey, & Sam Means’ “Hell No” from Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Music Supervision
Thomas Golubic for Better Call Saul
Susan Jacobs for Big Little Lies
Manish Raval, Jonathan Leahy, and Tom Wolfe for Girls
Zach Cowie and Kerri Drootin for Master Of None
Nora Felder for Stranger Things

Outstanding Music Direction
Jack White, T Bone Burnett, Duke Erickson, & Bernard MacMahon for American Epic
David Lai for Joshua Bell: Seasons Of Cuba
Rickey Minor for Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute To The Music of The Bee Gees>
Michael Bearden for Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Starring Lady Gaga
Ricky Minor for Taking The Stage: African American Music And Stories That Changed America
Tom Scott for Tony Bennett Celebrates 90

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
Mac Quayle for FEUD: Bette And Joan
Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe for Genius
Michael Stein & Kyle Dixon for Stranger Things
John David Buckley for The Good Fight
Martin Phipps for Victoria
Ramin Djawadi for Westworld

And here are music-related nominees elsewhere:

• Riz Ahmed for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie for The Night Of

• Donald Glover for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series for Atlanta

• Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s Portlandia for Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series and Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 for Outstanding Director For A Variety Special

Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special for Outstanding Variety Special, and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Limited Series, Movie, Or Special

• Snoop Dogg (and Martha Stewart) for Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program

2017 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special

59th Grammy Awards for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special and Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special

• Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl LI Halftime Show for Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Limited Series, Movie, Or Special; Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special; Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special; Outstanding Special Class Program; and Outstanding Production Design For Variety, Nonfiction, Or Award Special

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years for Outstanding Writing For A Nonfiction Program