There is a major difference between a product in the conventional sense and a musical product. The fact is that Hannon saw that his cheap music had a market so turned his back on quality music in order to make money. He therefore was a disgrace to his art.
No Scorsese on the whole has been a superb director. He definitely never sold out.
Whereas his award was recognition of his superb work over the years, eventhough the film that won it may not have been his best, Hannon doesn’t deserve an award on the basis of his work over the years