Pharrell and Hans Zimmer

Why you should know about him: Hans Zimmer is a German film composer and music producer, who's the head of the film music division at DreamWorks studios. He's received four Grammy Awards (The Lion King twice, Crimson Tide, and The Dark Knight), two Golden Globes (The Lion King and Gladiator), a Classical BRIT Award (The Dark Knight), and an Academy Award (The Lion King). On top of all of that, The Daily Telegraph added him to their list of the Top 100 Living Geniuses.

Pharrell and Hans Zimmer composed and produced the music for the 84th Academy Awards.