Popular Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, a.okay.a Tems, has been nominated for the ninety fifth version of the Oscars award, scheduled to maintain on March 12 2023.
This was introduced in the 2023 nomination checklist launched by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Twitter deal with on Tuesday.
Tems was nominated in the class of Best Original Song forward of the ninety fifth Academy Awards scheduled to happen in Los Angeles.
She obtained the Best Original Song nomination for her collaboration with Rihanna on the music ‘Lift Me Up’. The duo was nominated in the ‘Best Original Song’ class.
‘Lift Me Up’ was one of Marvel’s ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ soundtracks. Rihanna co-wrote the soulful music with Tems, and the music was produced by Ludwig Göransson, and directed by Ryan Coogler.
The singer’s nomination has excited many Nigerians as it comes barely every week after well-known American rapper Snoop Dogg requested to work with her.