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Oscars 2023: Tems loses Greatest Authentic Tune award to ‘RRR’

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Tems, the Nigerian singer-songwriter, has sadly didn’t win the Greatest Authentic Tune award on the ninety fifth version of the celebrated Academy Awards.

Tems was nominated for her distinctive contribution as a songwriter on ‘Carry Me Up,’ one of many songs featured in Marvel’s ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly’.

Tems was up towards some robust competitors, together with ‘Applause’ from ‘Inform It Like a Girl’ (by Diane Warren), ‘Maintain My Hand’ from ‘High Gun Maverick’ (by Woman Gaga and BloodPop), and ‘This Is a Life’ from ‘Every thing In every single place All at As soon as’ (by Ryan Lott, David Byrne, and Mitski).

Sadly, Tems misplaced the Oscar for Greatest Authentic Tune to ‘Naatu Naatu’ from ‘RRR’, composed by MM Keeravani, with lyrics by Chandrabose and vocals by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava.

Throughout his acceptance speech, Keeravani sang a self-composed track in honor of Rajamouli and the whole nation of India. This marks the third award for ‘Naatu Naatu’, which has additionally gained the identical class on the Golden Globes, Greatest Tune on the Critics’ Selection Awards, and the Hollywood Critics Affiliation.

On the Academy Awards, Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava delivered a fascinating efficiency of the award-winning ‘Naatu Naatu’, whereas Rihanna additionally carried out a brief and transferring rendition of the Black Panther theme track. 

Regardless of the end result, Tems’ distinctive contribution to ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly’ has not gone unnoticed, and followers are eagerly anticipating her future work.