Top Stories

'Alone Yet Not Alone' Oscar Nominated Song Disqualified

'Alone Yet Not Alone' Oscar Nominated Song Disqualified

The Oscar-nominated song “Alone Yet Not Alone” from the indie film of the same name has been disqualified by the Academy’s Board of Governors.

It was discovered that the song’s composer Bruce Broughton, a former Governor and current Music Branch executive committee member, had emailed members of the branch to make them aware of his submission during the nominations voting period.

“No matter how well-intentioned the communication, using one’s position as a former governor and current executive committee member to personally promote one’s own Oscar submission creates the appearance of an unfair advantage,” said Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Academy President.

The remaining nominees in the category are Frozen‘s “Let It Go,” Despicable Me 2‘s “Happy,” Her‘s “The Moon Song,” and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom‘s “Ordinary Love.”

ARE YOU SURPRISED that an Oscar nominee has been disqualified?

Just Jared on Facebook
Posted to: 2014 Oscars

JJ Links Around The Web

AKM-GSI
  • Hillary Clinton blames "fake news" for losing presidential election - TMZ
  • Celebs react to Astronaut John Glenn passing away - Gossip Cop
  • Willow Smith dropped a surprise EP called Mellifluous - Just Jared Jr
  • Candace Cameron Bure is leaving The View - Radar
  • Dwayne Johnson shows off his massive muscles in the Baywatch trailer - Lainey Gossip
  • Is Pitch coming back for a second season? - The Hollywood Reporter
  • A

    Hopefully now Lana Del Rey can get the nomination for Young & Beautiful that she so rightfully deserves

  • katya

    Can Ed Sheeran’s “I See Fire” get nominated now?!

  • Lola

    Add Lana del Rey!

  • Jodi

    I see fire and young and beautiful were snubbed. Then again. Its the oscars. What else is new?

A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here