The 2023 Academy Awards took over Hollywood on Sunday evening (March 12) with star-studded musical choices by Rihanna, Girl Gaga and extra for the most effective authentic tune performances by the nominees.
The Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present performer hit the stage in a customized Maison Margiela Artisanal outfit designed particularly for her by John Galliano for the reside debut of the Oscar-nominated “Lift Me Up,” one in all her two choices on the soundtrack to Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally.
In the meantime, Mom Monster took the alternative route by stripping all the way down to a easy black tee, ripped denims and a makeup-free face for her last-minute efficiency of “Hold My Hand” from High Gun: Maverick. “It’s deeply personal for me, and I think that we all need each other,” she stated previous to launching into the tune because the digicam zoomed in for the closest of close-ups on her face. “We need a lot of love to walk through this life. And we all need a hero sometimes, there’s heroes all around us in unassuming places. But you might find that you can be your own hero, even if you feel broken inside.”
Elsewhere in the course of the ceremony, 14-time nominee Diane Warren accompanied Sofia Carson by “Applause” from the anthology movie Inform It Like a Lady, and eventual greatest authentic tune winner “Naatu Naatu” from RRR turned the largest song-and-dance spectacle of the night led by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava.
Plus David Byrne teamed up with greatest supporting actress nominee Stephanie Hsu and Son Lux for a trippy, cerebral tackle “This Is a Life” from fan favourite Every part In every single place All at As soon as — large scorching canine fingers included.
Moreover the performances of the most effective authentic tune nominees, Lenny Kravitz soundtracked this 12 months’s In Memoriam phase along with his 2004 single “Calling All Angels.”
Watch every of the performances on the 2023 Oscars under.