Trent Reznor Says Oscars Better than Grammys

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He's gone on record to say a big "f*** you" to the Grammys, but another Oscar? According to Trent Reznor, that'd be a honor. The Nine Inch Nails frontman is considered a frontrunner for an Academy Award nomination for composing the score to Gone Girl, which would be his second nod -- his first resulted in a win for Best Original Score for The Social Network in 2010 -- and Reznor is pretty pleased

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Reznor says "Having won a couple Grammys for stupid sh** -- best metal performance -- it's hard to feel good about the integrity of that." He says that the Oscar nomination -- which he shared with co-composer Atticus Ross, "felt very different. I can't tell if that's because I'm older or it felt like it's coming from a more sincere pedigree. And particularly [because it was] a field we'd just gotten into."

At the end of the 2014 Grammy telecast, Nine Inch Nails’ performance -- with Queens of the Stone AgeFoo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham -- was cut short, leading Reznor to direct a profane tweet toward the show.  The Grammys' producer later apologized to Reznor through The Hollywood Reporter, but it still left a bad taste in the singer's mouth; he later called the Grammys "an utter waste of time."

This year's Oscar nominations will be announced on January 16, 2014.


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