The Oscars Adopt Standards For Best Song Award

(MusicRadar) There will be no Oscar awarded for Best Song at the 2010 film awards ceremony if none of the tunes are deemed to be good enough.

New rules mean that every song entered must get a minimum score of 8.25 (on a bizarre scale of six to 10) when voted for by Academy music members.

"We're trying to improve the quality," says composer Bruce Broughton, head of the Academy's music branch. He added the move would make entries "as good as possible". [If they can't pick good movies, how are they supposed to judge good music?]
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