Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, has again made the country proud with her historic nomination in the 2023 Oscars for her contribution as a songwriter on ‘Lift Me Up’, one of the soundtracks on Marvel’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”.
Tems co-wrote “Lift Me Up” with global singer, Rihanna; music producer, Ludwig Göransson; and Black Panther’s director, Ryan Coogler.
The full list of nominations was released on Tuesday with multiverse sci-fi smash, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, topping the list with 11 nominations.
This was followed by Irish dark comedy, “The Banshees of Inisherin”, and World War I flick, “All Quiet on the Western Front”, at nine each.
The 95th Academy Awards is to be handed out in Los Angeles on March 12.