Having won at the Grammys (twice, as you can see), the Golden Globes, the Critics' Choice Awards and, most recently, the BAFTAs, "it seems Giacchino may not be facing any serious competition in this category," says the first paragraph of the report. Anybody who's been following Up's awards successes has doubtless already come to the same conclusion.
In an interesting piece, with a good look at the competition and category history. Take a read here.
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Update: Watch this video from CNN.com (or read the article) discussing the "great year" Giacchino is having.
It includes a conversation with him and fellow nominee composer Hans Zimmer, who readily admits Giacchino has a solid chance at winning. He asks, "Have you seen Up? Let me tell you how great a score Up [has]..."
(Updated Mar. 3)