Academy Award organizers confirmed on Thursday that Rihanna will perform her Oscar-nominated song “Lift Me Up,” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, at this year’s 95th Annual Academy Awards. The song was Rihanna’s first solo single released in six years, and marks her first Oscar nomination.
The music of “Lift Me Up” is from Rihanna, Tems, Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Goransson, while lyrics are from Tems and Coogler. Other nominees for Best Original Song are “Applause” from Tell It like a Woman, “Hold My Hand” from Top Gun: Maverick, “Naatu Naatu” from RRR, and “This Is A Life” from Everything Everywhere All at Once.
The 2023 Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will air live from the Dolby Theatre on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 12.
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