Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Lady Gaga & More Make Oscar Shortlist For Best Original Song

Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Lady Gaga are among the artists shortlisted under several categories by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the 2023 Academy Awards.

Rihanna, Swift and Gaga have been shortlisted under the best original song category for “Lift Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, “Carolina” from Where the Crawdads Sing, and “Hold My Hand” from Top Gun: Maverick, respectively.

The three stars had previously been nominated for Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards in the same category for the same songs.

For both Rihanna and Swift, the current nomination is their first for an Oscar, while for Gaga, this is her fourth nomination. Gaga won the award in 2018 for “Shallow” from A Star Is Born.

Nominations Under Original Song Category:

Giveon – “Time” (Amsterdam)The Weeknd – “Nothing Is Lost (You Give Me Strength)” (Avatar: The Way of Water)Rihanna – Lift Me Up (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)Son Lux Featuring Mitski & David Byrne – “This Is a Life” (Everything Everywhere All at Once)Gregory Mann – “Ciao Papa” (Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio)Rita Wilson & Sebasti├ín Yatra – “Til You’re Home” (A Man Called Otto)Rahul Sipligunj, Kaala Bhairava & M.M. Keeravani – “Naatu Naatu” (RRR)Selena Gomez – “My Mind & Me” (Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me)Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell & The Spirited Ensemble – “Good Afternoon” (Spirited)Sofia Carson – “Applause” (Tell It like a Woman)Jazmine Sullivan – “Stand Up” (Till)Lady Gaga – “Hold My Hand” (Top Gun: Maverick)J. Ralph & Norah Jones – “Dust & Ash” (The Voice of Dust and Ash)Taylor Swift – “Carolina” (Where the Crawdads Sing)LCD Soundsystem – “New Body Rhumba” (White Noise)

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