Rihanna performed for the first time live lift me upthe main theme of Black Panther. wakanda forever. It was nothing more and nothing less than at the 95th Academy Awards where, in addition, he was in the running for the statuette of the best original song.

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The time has come. Rihanna finally took the stage to perform Lift Me Up live and she did it on a very special occasion: the 95th Annual Academy Awards.

Rihanna, pregnant with her second child, captivated everyone at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles by singing the main theme from the soundtrack of Black Panther. wakanda forever, for which she was nominated for Best Original Song.

It was the first time Rihanna was nominated for an Oscar and the first time she performed at these awards.

Rihanna joked with her son about her Oscar performance

A few days before her Oscar performance, Rihanna posted photos of her son on social media. Something unusual about the artist, since she had only done it once on TikTok.

“My son when he found out his brother was going to the Oscars and not him”, The singer joked with an image of the little boy pouting. He tries to get his mother’s attention from the crib. “Swipe to see my fat man,” he added.

Rihanna announced her second pregnancy in another of the year’s big events, during her Super Bowl halftime performance. A secret he kept even for his own dancers, creating a strategy so they wouldn’t find out during rehearsals.

The other nominated songs

RiRi competed in this category along with other great artists. was finally Naatu Naatu For the movie RRRof Kala Bhairava, MM Keeravani there Rahul Sipligunjthe theme that won the Oscar for Best Original Song.

Among the other nominees, besides lift me upFor Black Panther: Wakanda Foreverthere was another song for another sequel: hold my handcentral theme of Top Gun: Maverickperformed by Lady Gaga.

The other songs in competition for the Oscar for Best Original Song were Applause of Diane Warren For say it like a woman; there It’s a lifecentral theme of all at once everywhereFor David Byrne, Ryan Lott there Mythical.

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