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Barry Jenkins’ Best Picture Oscar ‘Moonlight’ Film Makes iTunes’ Movies With Great Scores Shortlist!

Moonlight: Movies With Great Soundtracks 2017!

Congratulations to everyone at Moonlight (A24), whose movie makes iTunes’ “Movies With Great Scores” shortlist!  The curated collection is comprised of mostly Academy Award® winners, nominees and other acclaimed films scored by film music’s most respected composers.  

As the newest and currently only 2017 movie addition to the shortlist, Lakeshore Records is simply thrilled for composer Nicholas Britell and immensely proud to be associated with this Academy Award®-winning production!  

Get Nicholas Britell’s Academy Award® Nominated Score: [Limited Edition Transparent Blue Vinyl] [Download] 

You can also order vinyl for UK/EU residents via our release partners at Invada Records.


A24 presents MOONLIGHT, available now on Digital (rent it on iTunes) and Blu-ray/DVD (get it here).

Moonlight: The Best Picture Academy Award® Film Makes Its Exclusive US Streaming Debut on Amazon Prime Video Sunday May 21!

Barry Jenkins’ Best Picture Academy Award® Winner, Moonlight, has certainly been the film of the year, and the film wouldn’t be the same without Nicholas Britell’s incredible score!  Nicholas worked closely with the director to make the score an integral part of the movie, effectively becoming a character of its own.  This weekend, U.S. movie fans will get to put the film on repeat when the history-making film makes its exclusive U.S. streaming premiere on Amazon Prime Video this Sunday, May 21 (Variety)!  If you don’t have Amazon Prime, signup for the free 30-day trial here.

In celebration of this streaming debut, we have made “The Middle Of The World” from Moonlight (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) available for your listening pleasure.  Listen below.

Soundtrack Available Now: [Limited Edition Transparent Blue Vinyl] [Download] [CD] [Stream]

A24 presents MOONLIGHT, available now on Digital (rent it on iTunes) and Blu-ray/DVD (get it here).


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Nicholas Britell’s Academy Award® Nominated ‘Moonlight’ Score Is The Soundtrack of Paris Fashion Week

Movie music made a big impact this past year.  Fashion’s heavy hitters Valentino and Altuzarra featured several tracks in their shows from Moonlight (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), according to Vogue.  While we couldn’t all be at Paris Fashion Week, we can happily put the Academy Award®-nominated score by Nicholas Britell on repeat now on digital, CD, vinyl and streaming formats via Lakeshore Records.  

[Limited Edition Transparent Blue Vinyl] [Download] [CD] [Stream]

A24 presents MOONLIGHT, in theaters now (find a theater).


Lakeshore Congratulates ‘Moonlight’: Winner of Three Academy Awards® Including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor!

Lakeshore Records congratulates Moonlight on taking home three Academy Awards® Sunday night: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay (Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney) and Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali)! 

The film features the critically-acclaimed Academy Award® and Golden Globe® Nominated Score by Nicholas Britell.  Moonlight has earned a total of eight nominations, listed below.  We are incredibly humbled and honored to be partners for the album release to this history-making film.  

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director – Barry Jenkins
  • Best Adapted Screenplay – Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney
  • Best Supporting Actor – Mahershala Ali
  • Best Supporting Actress – Naomie Harris
  • Best Cinematography – James Laxton
  • Best Original Score – Nicholas Britell
  • Best Editing – Joi McMillon

Congratulations once again to our wonderful partners at Moonlight, A24, Nicholas Britell, and to all the winners and nominees last night!

Moonlight (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is out now on Lakeshore Records: [Download] 

A24 presents MOONLIGHT, available now on Digital (rent it on iTunes) and coming soon to Blu-ray/DVD (pre-order here).


Lakeshore Congratulates ‘Moonlight’ and ‘O.J.: Made In America’ On Independent Spirit Awards Wins!

Lakeshore Records congratulates Moonlight (A24) and “O.J.: Made In America” (ESPN Films) on their Independent Spirit Awards wins!  Moonlight, the widely-acclaimed film directed by Barry Jenkins took home six awards, including Best Feature and Best Director, while “O.J.: Made In America” took home Best Documentary Feature.  See the breakdown below.  View the full list at Indiewire.  Lakeshore Records is honored to have been partners on these outstanding productions.  Congratulations to all the nominees and winners this year!

  • Best Feature – Moonlight
  • Best Director – Barry Jenkins 
  • Best Screenplay – Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney 
  • Best Cinematography – James Laxton –Moonlight
  • Best Editing – Joi McMillon and Nat Sanders –Moonlight
  • Robert Altman Award – Moonlight
  • Best Documentary Feature – “O.J.: Made In America”

Tune in tonight, February 26th for the 89th Annual Academy Awards®: Moonlight is nominated for eight Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Best Score!