Oscars 2023: Best Original Song Nominations  

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Academy Awards 2023 is scheduled to take place on March 12 in Los Angeles, followed by an India streaming on March 13 (between 5:30 am to 8:30 am). RRR puts Indian cinema on the globe map yet again as its foot-tapping Naatu Naatu will be performed live at the ceremony. Here's taking a look at the 'Best Original Song' nominatons.

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Naatu NaatuSS Rajamouli’s RRR is on a roll to win international accolades. It started with the track clinching a Golden Globe Award for 'Best Original Song', and there has been no looking back ever since. The song was reportedly shot at the Ukrainian president's residence. 

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This Is A LifeThis popular track from the sci-fi action film, Everything Everywhere All At Once tugs at your heartstrings. David Byrne and Mitski collaborated with the American experimental band Son Lux to conjure up this song, which also features Andre 3000, Randy Newman, and Moses Sumney. 

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Lift Me UpRihanna’s Lift Me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has made it to millions of playlists for obvious reasons. The official Oscars Twitter handle recently announced that the Barbadian singer will be performing live. And, one thing is certain. RiRi is going to set the stage ablaze yet again.

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Hold My HandWritten and produced by Lady Gaga and BloodPop, the lead track of the film, Top Gun: Maverick certainly deserves a spot on the list. Parts of this song have been shot in black and white, and contain clips from 1986’s Top Gun, evoking streaks of nostalgia. 

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ApplauseWritten & composed by Diane Warren and sung by Sofia Carson, this song from Tell It Like A Woman will reportedly be a part of the performance lineup at the awards. This track marks Warren’s 14th Oscar nomination. Could 2023 be her lucky year?