This year's Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award was given to Alan Menken. He received the prize Vienna, Austria, during a gala evening that was completely dedicated tot the composer.
The Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) has awarded Scottish composer Thea Musgrave with a honorary membership. The 94 year old composer is still active.
Austrian composer Peter Diesenberger has won a competition for composers — theme "Wasserkraft" (Water Power) — with his piece "River Stories".
German composer Kolja Lessing has received the Bundesverdienstkreuz ("Cross of Honor of Germany").
Basque composer Jon Bagues has received the Manuel Lekuona Prize for his long-time commitment to the Basque musical heritage.
Experimental composer and pianist Daniel Ott has won the Swiss Music Prize (Grand Prix Musik) 2022.
The Zurich International Film Festival will honor English composer Rachel Portman with its career achievement award.
OPERA America has announced that Pamela Madsenis one of the recipients of a Discovery Grant from the Opera Grants for Women Composers program.
German film music composer has won an Oscar (Academy Award) for bes film music. He receives the prestigious award for his score for the Movie "Dune". It is Zimmer's second Oscar.
The Dresdner Kunstpreis (Dresden Art Prize, Germany) for 2022 was awarded to Sven Helbig. He will receive an amount of €7000.
The Latvian composer Pēteris Vasks will recieve the 2022 Prize for European Church Music (Preis der Europäischen Kirchenmusik).
The 2022 John Cage Award for Music/Sound was won by Czech-born composer Petr Kotik.
German composer Hans Zimmer has won his third Golden Globe in the category Best Film Music. He won the award for his score for "Dune".
Italian film music composer Michele Josia has won an Emmy Award for best original composition with the symphonic piece “River of the last valley”.
The Spanish-American composer Leonardo Balada has received the "XVIII Premio SGAE de la Música Iberoamericana Tomás Luis de Victoria".
Estonian composer Arvo Pärt has received the German Cross of Honor (Bundesverdienstkreuz).
The 2021 Hermitage Prize in Composition was awarded to David "Clay" Mettens. He is the eighth recipient of this annual award.
American composer and Artistic Advisor of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Derrick Skye has won the 2021 Princess Grace Award.
German composer Jörg Widmann has received the "Musikpreis der Stadt München" (Music Prize of the town Munich).
The 2021 Tirolean Art Priza (Tiroler Landespreis für Kunst) is awarded to Thomas Larcher. Larcher will receive an amount of €14000.