12 ASCAP Writers Shortlisted for Daytime Emmys
June 30, 2021
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced its nominees for the 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards - and 12 ASCAP members made the shortlist across four music categories.
We are thrilled to represent all five nominees in the Outstanding Music Direction and Composition for a Daytime Program category! A special shout out to ASCAP Board member Michelle Lewis, whose song "Unsaid Emily" from Julie and the Phantoms earned a Best Original Song nod – her third career nomination.
This year's Daytime Emmys ceremony was broadcast on Friday, June 25 on CBS and streamed on Paramount+. The Children's Programming & Animation and Lifestyle Programming categories will be presented as standalone shows, scheduled for July 17 and July 18.
Here's who we'll be rooting for:
BEST MUSIC DIRECTION AND COMPOSITION FOR A DAYTIME PROGRAM
The Letter for the King
Virginia Kilbertus (SOCAN)
Dan the Automator
Dash and Lily
I Am Patrick
Erica Procunier (SOCAN)
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Cait Fairbanks and Daena Jay
“More Than a Vow” from The Young and the Restless
“I Got the Music” from Julie and the Phantoms
“Unsaid Emily” from Julie and the Phantoms
OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SONG FOR PRESCHOOL, CHILDREN'S OR ANIMATED PROGRAM
"Nothing Left to Lose" from Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure
John Kavanaugh and Rachel Ruderman
"Something in the Air" from Elena of Avalor