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Thomas Newman on track to win his very first Golden Globe for '1917' / GOLDDERBY

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Dedicated awards watchers know that composer Thomas Newman still hasn't won an Oscar despite 14 nominations for his movie music. But he's also still on the hunt for his first Golden Globe. The good news for him, though, is that he'll finally win Best Score there for the war drama "1917" according to the combined predictions of thousands of Gold Derby users. He gets leading odds of 17/5.

Newman's Globes track record isn't as extensive as his Oscar record. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has only nominated him three times before: Best Score for "American Beauty" (1999) and Best Song for "Down to Earth" from "WALL-E" (2008) and "The Living Proof" from "The Help" (2011). So Globe voters might not see him as overdue the way Oscar voters might.

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