"Wall-E" was among the early winners at the 51st annual Grammy Awards. On Sunday, February 8, the Disney/Pixar animated film has taken home two kudos, including Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media for Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman's "Down To Earth".
Aside from the best song prize, the Andrew Stanton-directed robot romance film has also grabbed Best Instrumental Arrangement kudo for its "Define Dancing" track, which was also arranged by Gabriel and Newman. The film, which "Down To Earth" song has also been nominated for the 81st Academy Awards, has been given the awards during the pre-telecast awards at Los Angeles' Staples Center.
Aside from "Wall-E", other movies scoring an award at the show honoring the best in music industry included "The Dark Knight", "Juno" and "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull". "Dark Knight" has got Best Score Soundtrack Album title for composers James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer, while "Juno" scored a Best Compilation Soundtrack Album award. Additionally, "Crystal Skull" won Best Instrumental Composition for "The Adventures of Mutt" song by John Williams.