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11th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Honors Quincy Jones with Icon Award

November 13, 2020 08:18 | By

GMS.Awards logo.1.2The Guild of Music Supervisors has announced their 11th Annual Icon Award honoree – record producer, composer, and songwriter, Quincy Jones.  The Icon Award was created to celebrate those who have legendary contributions to the music and film industry. Previous recipients of the Icon Award include Burt Bacharach, Kenny Loggins, and Marc Shaiman.

Quincy will be honored alongside the Guild’s annual Legacy Award, which is bestowed to a Music Supervisor who has made an impact within the industry over the course of their career.  The 11th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards will be hosted as a virtual event on April 11th. The organizers plan to bring together the music community with a show not only honoring the great Quincy Jones and outstanding music supervisors, but by throwing a virtual party with live and pre-recorded performances.

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Quincy Jones

Quincy has won an Emmy Award for his score of the of the opening episode of the landmark TV miniseries, Roots, seven Oscar nominations, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, 28 Grammy Awards, and N.A.R.A.S.’ prestigious Trustees’ Award, as well as the Grammy Living Legend Award.  He is the all-time most nominated Grammy artist with a total of 80 Grammy nominations.

Submissions are now open for the Guild of Music Supervisors Awards and will close on December 31, 2020. For more information on the ceremony please visit www.GMSAwards.com.