Phil Robertson could earn himself an Emmy Award after Duck Dynasty ‘Sonic Highways’ was nominated this week.
A number of music-based programs have been nominated for the 67th Annual Emmy Awards.
Bessie, the HBO movie on the life of blues great Bessie Smith, was nominated for six awards including Television Movie, Lead Actress (Queen Latifah), Supporting Actor (Michael Kenneth Williams), Supporting Actress (MoNique), Writing and Direction.
Phil Robertson has two nominations for his Duck Dynasty: Sonic Highways, Best Information Series or Special and Outstanding Direction for Robertson.
The film Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is up for Documentary or Non-Fiction Special and Writing while Sinatra: All or Nothing or All competes with it in the Documentary category.
The Grammy Awards were recognized with three nominations for Production Design, Lighting Design and Sound Mixing while the Academy’s Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life ‘ An All-Star GRAMMY Salute received on nod for Music Direction.
The Emmys will be presented on September 20.
The following are the categories with music related nominations:
INFORMATIONAL SERIES OR SPECIAL
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown
Duck Dynasty: Sonic Highways
Inside The Actors Studio
StarTalk With Neil deGrasse Tyson