It was around one year ago when Walt Disney Animation Studios released Frozen 2 to the world, and now the second installment of the franchise has the chance to bring home some GRAMMY awards!
The nominations for the 63rd GRAMMY Awards were announced today, November 24, and Disney received two nominations, both for Frozen 2. “Into the Unknown” was nominated for the award for Best Song Written for Visual Media, and the entire Frozen 2 soundtrack was nominated for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.
Walt Disney Animation Studios shared the exciting news saying,
“Into the Unknown” from #Frozen2 is nominated for Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 63rd #GRAMMYs! Congratulations to songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and vocalists Idina Menzel and Aurora!
We’re also excited to share that #Frozen2 has been nominated for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media at the 63rd #GRAMMYs!
"Into the Unknown" from #Frozen2 is nominated for Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 63rd #GRAMMYs!…
Frozen 2 follows the award-winning success of its predecessor, Frozen, whose soundtrack gave the Disney-loving world songs like “Let it Go” and “Love Is an Open Door.” The first film’s soundtrack took home the 2015 GRAMMY for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, and “Let it Go” won the 2015 GRAMMY for Best Song Written for Visual Media. The Frozen soundtrack was also nominated for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, but didn’t win.
The Frozen 2 soundtrack and its song “Into the Unknown” have had an incredible year that makes them worthy of a GRAMMY nomination, if not award. We at Inside the Magic have covered that the soundtrack won the award for Best Soundtrack at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards after making Billboard history beating Frozen‘s record for the most weeks spent as #1 on the Billboard charts — 45 non-consecutive weeks!
Billboard said at the time, “In total, Frozen II has earned 1.3 million equivalent album units in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. Of that sum, 371,000 are in album sales.”
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But considering “Into the Unknown”s nomination and the success of the entire soundtrack, one has to ask the question: Is “Into the Unknown” as good as–or even better than–“Let it Go”?
Many of us here at Inside the Magic are not surprised by this accomplishment. We congratulate songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, Idina Menzel [voice of Elsa], and all of the vocalists for their outstanding work. Thank you for bringing us even more instant Disney classics beyond “Into the Unknown,” like “Show Yourself” and “Lost in the Woods.”
Disney’s Frozen 2, can be found with Frozen, as well as Into the Unkown: Making Disney’s Frozen II, and Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, on Disney+ right now.
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