The big movie night has arrived. This Sunday, March 12 is celebrated the oscar gala, which faces its 95th edition.
The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles hosts this event where music plays a major role. The Hollywood Film Academy distinguishes in its categories between best soundtrack there Best songand also invites the nominees to take the stage.
In 2022 they made Beyonce, Billie Eillish there Sebastien Yatra, and what 2023 does Rihanna, one of the five candidates of the evening. The one from Barbados, whose song lift me up This signified his return to music, he took to the stage after his successful performance in the Super Bowl Finals on February 5.
We review the five songs that aspire to win this award.
‘Lift Me Up’ (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) – Rihanna, Ludwig Göransson and Ryan Coogler
lift me up is the first subject Rihanna has been out solo for over six years. The song is composed by Ludwig Göransson, Ryan Coogler, Temilade Openiyi and the artist from Barbados. In fact, this is the first time she’s been nominated for these awards.
The single is a tribute to Chadwick Bosemanthe actor who played Black Panther in the first film, who died in August 2020 of pancreatic cancer.
‘Naatu Naatu’ (RRR) – Kala Bhairava, MM Keeravani and Rahul Sipligunj
Naatu Naatu has already made history with its Oscar nomination, as it is the first song to come from India who bears this distinction. The theme, which won the Golden Globe last January, is performed by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava and written by Chandra Bose and MM Keeravani.
‘Hold My Hand’ (Top Gun: Maverick) – Lady Gaga and Bloodpop
Con hold my hand, Lady Gaga could win his second Oscar, since in 2019 he won in the same category thanks to Shallow. The singer counted for her composition with the collaboration of Michael Tucker (Bloodpop)
‘Applause’ (Say It Like A Woman) – Diane Warren
Applause is the appointment number 14 which Diane Warren he achieves in this category, however, he was never able to take the statuette. This anthem is performed by Sofia Carson and is about female empowerment.
“It’s a Life” (All at Once Everywhere) – David Byrne, Ryan Lott & Mitski
It’s a lifewritten and performed by Ryan Lott, David Byrne and Mistki, is the film’s theme song all at once everywherethe most nominated of the edition and one of the favorites of the gala.
All the themes that aspire to win a prize are already known, although it only remains to wait for the Academy to decide which of them deserves the statuette.