Oscar Nominee Silenced in Best Song Category

AMPAS says songwriter and board member Bruce Broughton violated rules by e-mailing Oscar voters about his song.
3:00 | 01/30/14

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-- -- rare mood ahead a move ahead of the Academy Awards and Oscar nominee suddenly yanked out of the running. The title song from the faith based movie alone yet not alone was up for best original song but the academy revoked it over rule violation. Person who wrote the music is an executive committee member who allegedly emailed other members about his songs submission during the voting period. He says he did nothing wrong. I do not ask me to vote for. I didn't do any campaigning for the film I didn't do anything that I didn't read in the rules frankly. The academy says -- broadens actions created the appearance of an unfair advantage. No new song will be named -- leaving only four nominees in the category.

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