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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 07:09:05 GMT | By Sean Plummer
Oscars 2012: Best and worst moments

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The Academy's decision to hire Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes and Prince collaborator Sheila E. to play the show in and out of commercials brought a welcome bit of colour to the show. Williams collaborated with composer Hans Zimmer on a number of pieces as well.

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