Tom O’Neil is reporting that Fox Searchlight is definitely urging voters to pick Jai Ho over O Saya in cast the two songs split the Academy vote.
What’s unfortunate about this decision is that “O Saya” is written by one of the coolest music artists on the planet right now. M.I.A. is nominated for record of the year at this Sunday’s Grammys (“Paper Planes”).
Yeah, this gives the AMPAS way too much credit. This is the group that just shafted Bruce Springsteen.