The 2023 Oscar nominations have been announced, and Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Son Lux, Sofia Carson, and M.M. Keeravani are all competing for Best Original Song. Rihanna earned a nod for her Black Panther: Wakanda Forever song ‘Lift Me Up’, Lady Gaga was nominated for ‘Hold My Hand’ from Top Gun: Maverick, while Sofia Carson is up for Tell It like a Woman’s ‘Applause’, which was written by Diane Warren. Also nominated is Son Lux’s ‘This Is A Life‘, a song co-written by Mitski, David Byrne, and Ryan Lott for Everything Everywhere All at Once, as well as Rahul Sipligunj, Kaala Bhairava, and M.M. Keeravani’s ‘Naatu Naatu’ from RRR.
In the Best Original Score category, the nominees include Son Lux for Everything Everywhere All at Once, and John Williams for The Fabelmans, Volker Bertelmann for All Quiet on the Western Front, Justin Hurwitz for Babylon, and Carter Burwell for The Banshees of Inisherin.
The 95th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on March 12 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.