Following his nomination at the 2006 Academy awards, John Williams has scored a record-breaking Oscar performance for composers as he made his way to earn two nominations in the same category of Best Original Score through his musical works on "Memoirs of a Geisha" and "Munich" at the 2006 Academy Awards. Therefore, he now has garnered a total of 45 music nominations, tying with the late Alfred Newman while takes the second place among all-time Academy Award nominees behind Walt Disney who had scored 59 nominations. "I honestly haven't done all that counting," he said. "It always feels new and a wonderful honor to receive these things. It's a fresh feeling."