Austin Wintory's orchestral score for the thatgamecompany title was named as a contender in the 'Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media' category.
"Well I don't really have words right now... I just got a Grammy nomination for Journey," a stunned Wintory said on Twitter.
Journey is up against The Adventures of Tintin - The Secret of the Unicorn, The Artist, The Dark Knight Rises, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Hugo for the prize.
Wintory's score for the PlayStation Network title was a best seller on iTunes and is available as a boxed collector's edition set.
The 55th Grammy Awards will take place on February 10, 2013.
> Read Digital Spy's Journey review
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