Cheryl Boone Isaacs

  1. Sony/ATV CEO Martin Bandier Calls for Change in Oscar Best Song Category

    March 01, 2014 2:41 PM EST  Sony/ATV Music Publishing chairman/CEO Martin Bandier has chimed in on the controversy surrounding the elimination of “Alone Yet Not Alone” for an Oscar original song nomination. In late January, the Academy’s board of governors disqualified Bruc ...

  2. Academy President Defends Disqualifying 'Alone Yet Not Alone' Song Nomination

    February 02, 2014 11:35 AM EST Responding to critics who have accused the Academy of rescinding its nomination for the song "Alone Yet Not Alone" because it comes from a faith-based film, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science ...

  3. Oscar Song Disqualification Turns Into War of Words

    February 01, 2014 10:55 PM EST The war or words surrounding the elimination of an Oscar nomination for original song escalated Saturday (Feb. 1) with both sides issuing statements. Composer Bruce Broughton, whose emails actions were deemed inappropriate and led to the disqualif ...

  4. Oscars Disqualify Song Nominee

    January 29, 2014 6:57 PM EST The Oscar nomination for an obscure song in a lightly seen film has been rescinded. The Academy’s board of governors disqualified Bruce Broughton and Dennis Spiegel’s “Alone Yet Not Alone” after learning that Broughton, a former governor and curre ...