The 2023 Oscars has formally come and gone. Celebrities, actresses and musicians attended the ninety fifth annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night time (March 12) to have a good time and honor essentially the most talked about films launched throughout the previous 12 months, and naturally, the ceremony included performances by finest unique track nominees Rihanna, Girl Gaga and extra.
Ri took the stage in a shocking Maison Margiela Artisanal look — black pants and black bra with dazzling rhinestones parading down the size of her child bump — to offer “Lift Me Up” from the Black Panther: Wakanda Perpetually soundtrack its reside debut. The monitor marked the pop star’s first Oscar nomination, alongside Tems, Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Göransson. The singer delivered a hovering efficiency of the track accompanied by a backing choir, imbuing the reside rendition with as a lot emotion — if no more — than the unique recording.
After initially declining to carry out on the telecast, Gaga stunned followers by taking the stage for “Hold My Hand” from the High Gun: Maverick soundtrack. The Academy Award winner — who carried out makeup-free and in an informal outfit — started the set with a couple of phrases. “I wrote this song with my friend BloodPop for the film Top Gun: Maverick in my studio basement,” she started. “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.”
David Byrne with Stephanie Hsu and Son Lux; Sofia Carson with Diane Warren; Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava; and Lenny Kravitz additionally carried out on the Oscars. Which efficiency was your favourite? Vote in our ballot under.