Empire Award for Best Soundtrack

The Empire Award for Best Soundtrack was an Empire Award presented annually by the British film magazine Empire to honor the best film soundtrack of the previous year. The Empire Award for Best Soundtrack was first introduced at the 13th Empire Awards ceremony in 2008 with the soundtrack from Control receiving the award and last presented at the 14th Empire Awards ceremony in 2009 with the soundtrack from Mamma Mia! receiving the award. The category was revived in 2016 when the Mad Max: Fury Road soundtrack received the award. The current winner of the award is the soundtrack from La La Land. Winners were voted by the readers of Empire magazine.

Empire Award for Best Soundtrack
Awarded forBest film soundtrack
CountryUnited Kingdom
Presented byEmpire magazine
First awarded2008
Currently held byLa La Land (2017)

Winners and nomineesEdit

In the list below, winners are listed first in boldface, followed by the other nominees. The number of the ceremony (1st, 2nd, etc.) appears in parentheses after the awards year, linked to the article (if any) on that ceremony.


Year Film Ref.
Control [1]
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Mamma Mia! [2]
Quantum of Solace
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
There Will Be Blood


Year Film Ref.
Mad Max: Fury Road [3][4]
The Hateful Eight
The Martian
Straight Outta Compton
La La Land [5]
The Greasy Strangler
Sing Street
Baby Driver [6]
Beauty and the Beast
Call Me by Your Name
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Logan Lucky


  1. ^ "Sony Ericsson Soundtrack Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2008. Retrieved September 15, 2011.
  2. ^ "Best Soundtrack". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011.
  3. ^ Nugent, John. "Jameson Empire Awards 2016: Star Wars and Mad Max lead the nominations". Empire. Retrieved March 15, 2016.
  4. ^ Metro.co.uk, Rebecca Lewis for. "Mad Max: Fury Road leads the pack at the 2016 Jameson Empire Awards". Metro. Retrieved March 15, 2016.
  5. ^ https://www.empireonline.com/movies/news/2017-three-empire-awards-nominations-announced/
  6. ^ Travis, Ben (March 19, 2018). "Star Wars: The Last Jedi Wins Big at Rakuten TV Empire Awards 2018". Empire. Retrieved March 24, 2018.

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