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Madonna has her 'fingers crossed' for W.E. Oscar nod

Madonna hopes her historical movie W.E. will receive a nod at the Oscars and has her "fingers crossed" ahead of the nominations announcement on Tuesday (24Jan12).

The pop superstar walked away with a Golden Globe earlier this month (Jan12) for the film's theme track Masterpiece, which won the prize for Best Original Song.

Madonna, who directed the movie, is hoping her luck will carry on to the Academy Awards, insisting she would be forever "grateful" if her passion project was recognized by Oscar voters.

She says, "Well, the Oscars, the nominations are coming out... and fingers crossed, I hope my movie gets nominated for something.

"I would be really grateful if it did, but if it doesn't, I got the Super Bowl - keep on going."

The Material Girl will perform at the Super Bowl half-time show in Indiana next month (Feb12).