The 65th Emmy Awards are taking place this weekend and next. The Creative Awards are being held today, September 15 and the PrimeTime Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, September 22nd. Both ceremonies are taking place at the Nokia Theatre at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles.
The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards will announce the majority of the behind the scenes and the technical work for television production. Categories include art direction, cinematography, hairstyling, makeup, music, picture editing, sound editing and mixing, special visual effects, stunts and more.
Awards are also handed out for commercials, animation, reality series and other programming, as well as some acting categories and special honors.
In the music-related categories, the award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics was just announced. The nominees were:
Original Music and Lyrics:
Nashville – Nothing in this World Will Ever Break My Heart Again – Music & Lyrics by Sarah Jane Buxton & Kate York
The Neighbors – More Or Less The Kind Of Thing You May Or May Not Possibly See On Broadway – Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Smash – Hang the Moon – Music & Lyrics by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Scott Wittman
Smash – I Hear Your Voice In A Dream – Music & Lyrics by Andrew McMahon
30 Rock – Rural Juror – Music & Lyrics by Jeff Richmond, Lyrics by Tina Fey & Tracy Wigfield
66th Annual Tony Awards – If I Had Time – Lyricsc by Adam Schlesinger; Music by David Javerbaum
The winner was the 66th Annual Tony Awards. The winners were on hand and thanked their families and the Tony Awards.
Check back to this page for more reports from the Creative Emmy Awards.