Is there a formula for winning a music Oscar?
Oscars: Best Score
Oscars: Best Song
"The Princess and the Frog" score has been ruled ineligible by the Academy music-branch.
Few know that the recording session of Aretha Franklin's 1972 album "Amazing Grace" was captured on film by Sydney Pollack.
In a year that contains some of the best songs written for films in recent memory, the nominating process will face more scrutiny than ever and could render even fewer choices
Composer Alan Silvestri faced a monumental challenge when director Robert Zemeckis asked for "a classic Christmas song" at the end of his 3D re-imagining of "A Christmas Carol."
"The Princess and the Frog" passed muster with the traditionally restrictive music branch's exec committee.