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Doja Cat’s song “Vegas” will not be nominated for an Oscar

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The song “Vegas”theme song from the film “Elvis” directed by Baz Luhrmannmay not be nominated next year for the award oscarfor an important detail in its content.

Interpreted by Doja Cat “Vegas” contains an interpolation -or the reproduction of a fragment- of the classic theme of Elvis Presley “Hounddog”which says “You ain’t nothing but a…” and which is repeated several times. Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that this track specifically, it could not be eligible for the category of Best Original Song because the lyrics and music of the theme that competes must be entirely “original and written specifically for the feature film.”

“Vegas” is one of the biggest pop hits of the year, reaching the Top 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart and number 1 on the charts. charts corresponding to radio programming. the music on the tape “TÁR” -another of the favorites to compete for the Academy Award- has run with the same fate as the song of Doja Catbut in the case of the Icelandic composer Hildur Guonadóttir the sound is not clearly audible in the film, since it is confused with fragments of other symphonies.

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