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Oscars 2014 FAQ: There’s Music at the Academy Awards This Year!
The 86th Academy Awards are Sunday, March 2, and this year there's a bunch for music fans to sort through ahead of the big night.
February 25, 2014
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Can an Oscars Song Nominees Concert Restore the Academy’s Music Cred?
The Academy Awards have had a complicated few years when it comes to acknowledging the role of music. (And that's not to get started on…
July 11, 2013
Watch Adele’s Sparkling, Oscar-Winning ‘Skyfall’ Performance
Adele's shining performance of "Skyfall" was a rare bright spot in the arduous slog that was the 85th Academy Awards telecast Sunday night (February 24).
February 25, 2013
The Oscars’ Five Most Confusing Moments
The 84th Annual Academy Awards welcomed back Billy Crystal in what, in retrospect, was clearly an enormous white flag of surrender. You want relevance? You…
February 27, 2012
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