What a month: sizzling on the heels of her Feb. 12 Tremendous Bowl halftime efficiency, pop celebrity Rihanna will carry out on the 2023 Oscars telecast on March 12, the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences introduced Thursday.
The Barbadian singer-songwriter, who’s the second-best-selling feminine music artist of all time, will presumably carry out “Raise Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally, which she co-wrote with Tems, Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Göransson, and which is nominated for one of the best authentic music Oscar (marking her first-ever Oscar nom).
Different finest music Oscar nominees this yr are Diane Warren’s “Applause” from Inform it Like a Lady, Woman Gaga’s “Maintain My Hand” from Prime Gun: Maverick, “Naatu Naatu” from RRR and David Byrne’s “This Is a Life” from Every part All over the place All at As soon as.
This comparatively early announcement of Rihanna’s participation might give an additional shot of adrenaline to a present that’s coming off its two lowest-rated installments ever, however was already primed for a rebound due to main nominations for big blockbusters like Prime Gun: Maverick and Avatar: The Means of Water.
Different performers and presenters for the 2023 Oscars can be introduced within the coming days.
The 2023 Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, is about to air on ABC on Sunday, March 12 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT, dwell from the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood in Los Angeles.