Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste Win Best Original Score Oscar for Soul

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 25: (L-R) Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor, and Atticus Ross, winners of Best Original Score for "Soul," pose in the press room during the Oscars on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Union Station in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images)

Nearly two months after taking home the Best Original Score Golden Globe for their work on SoulTrent Reznor and Atticus Ross, along with The Late Show musical director Jon Batiste earned themselves an Oscar in the same category for Mank. They beat out James Newton Howard (News Of The World), Terence Blanchard (Da 5 Bloods), Emile Mosseri (Minari), and themselves for their work on Soul.

This marks the duo’s second Oscar. They previously won the Best Original Score award for 2011’s The Social Network. Aside from their two Oscars, Reznor and Ross’s work has also won them two Golden Globes and an Emmy.

Earlier this year, the trio won a Golden Globe for their work on Soul as well.

Reznor and Ross took home an Emmy last year for their work on HBO’s Watchmen series.

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