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. 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 ...

  3. 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    January 29, 2014 6:57 PM EST The Oscar nomination for an obscure song in a lightly seen film has been rescinded.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 ...

  4. Pharrell ‘Speechless’ Ahead of Oscars, GRAMMY Awards

    January 17, 2014 1:19 AM EST A week before his big night at the Grammy Awards, Pharrell is happy — and speechless — over his Oscar nomination. The producer-rapper-singer's "Happy," from the "Despicable Me 2" soundtrack, is nominated for best original ...

  5. ASCAP Elects Board Of Directors

    March 10, 2011 3:30 PM EST In addition to ASCAP president and chairman of the board Paul Williams, board members who were re-elected in the at-large field are: songwriter Marilyn Bergman; composer Richard Bellis; composer Bruce Broughton; songwriter Hal David; composer Dan ...

  6. ASCAP Honors Broughton, McCarthy

    June 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Broughton was honored with ASCAP's Henry Mancini Award and Dennis McCarthy received ASCAP's Golden Note Award at the performing rights organization's annual Film/TV Music Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday night (J ...

  7. ASCAP To Honor Composers Broughton, McCarthy

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Composers Bruce Broughton and Dennis McCarthy will be honored at the 25th annual ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards June 24 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The event will recognize composers of the most performed film and televisio ...

  8. Cher Special Nabs Three Emmys

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Cher - The Farewell Tour," an NBC special that has aired twice in the past six months, won three Emmy Awards last night (Sept. 21) in Los Angeles. Only the outstanding variety, music or comedy specia "Cher - The Farewell Tour," ...