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Oscar's Best Original Songs: The Rightful Winners and the Snubbed Losers

Songs like 'Once' and 'Lose Yourself' deserved to win. But how could the Academy have overlooked '(Don't You) Forget About Me?'

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2005

Won the Oscar: "It’s Hard Out Here For A Pimp," Hustle & Flow (music and lyrics: Three 6 Mafia)

In order to perform this glowing crunk masterpiece during the Oscars without offending the nation’s impressionable youth, Three 6 Mafia substituted the word “bitches” for “witches.” But they still wore hooded sweatsuits and gold grills on stage — and the latter matched their golden trophies.

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