Lukas Nelson Earns BAFTA Awards Nomination for ‘A Star Is Born’ Soundtrack
Lukas Nelson has earned a 2019 BAFTA Awards nomination. Along with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, Nelson is nominated in the Original Music category, for his work on the A Star Is Born soundtrack.
Nelson served as a musical consultant for 2018’s A Star Is Born, the fourth remake of the 1937 original, which stars Cooper and Gaga; he is also one of a number of country- and Americana-leaning artists who wrote songs for the soundtrack. Nelson has writing credits on seven of the movie’s songs, and he produced seven of the songs as well. In the film, Nelson also plays a member of Jackson Maine (played by Cooper)’s band.
Nelson, Cooper and Gaga’s A Star Is Born soundtrack will be competing for the Original Music award at the 2019 BAFTA Awards against the soundtracks from BlacKKKlansman (Terence Blanchard), If Beale Street Could Talk (Nicholas Britell), Isle of Dogs (Alexandre Desplat) and Mary Poppins Returns (Marc Shaiman). A Star Is Born and its stars also earned nods in the Best Film, Leading Actor, Leading Actress, Director, Adapted Screenplay and Sound categories.
Also known as the EE British Academy Film Awards, the BAFTA Awards are organized by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), an independent, arts-focused charity. The 2019 ceremony will take place on Feb. 10 at Royal Albert Hall in London, England. A complete list of 2019 BAFTA Awards nominees is available at BAFTA.org.
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