Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge wins a Grammy for its theme music

January 26, 2020, 5:22 PM · Disney's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge lands picked up yet another award this afternoon — this time a Grammy.

John Williams won the Recording Academy's 2019 Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition for his "Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite." You can hear the music in the Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios transition tunnels connecting the lands to the rest of those parks.

This was Williams' 25th Grammy Award win, which still places his six wins behind the all-time leader, the late symphony conductor Sir Georg Solti.

The Walt Disney Imagineering design team behind Galaxy's Edge earlier this week won a Lumiere Award from the Advanced Imaging Society for Best Location Based Entertainment. The land also won a Thea Award from the Themed Entertainment Association, which also gave a Thea Award to the Millennium Falcon Smugglers Run ride.

Earlier this month, we awarded Galaxy Edge's Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance attraction with our Best New Attraction and Best Attraction honors in the annual Theme Park Insider Awards.

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Replies (3)

January 26, 2020 at 6:58 PM

Looks like GE is snagging all the awards this year. I mean it deserves them, especially the composition by John Williams

January 27, 2020 at 11:14 AM

Would be great if they played the music in the land...

January 30, 2020 at 3:59 PM

"Would be great if they played the music in the land... " - Yep

They don't play sound loops, but win a Grammy.

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