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Academy kills Oscars nomination over email gaffe

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Oscars organizers have withdrawn a best song nomination from a composer in a rare move because he emailed voting members to highlight his candidacy, which is strictly banned for Academy executives. 

Oscars organizers have withdrawn a best song nomination from composer Bruce Broughton, shown in Beverly Hills, Clifornia in 2006, in a rare move because he emailed voting members to highlight his candidacy, which is strictly banned

"Alone Yet Not Alone," from the film of the same name, was a surprise inclusion in the five-strong shortlist for best original song unveiled by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on January 16.

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