Award winning singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, has lost her first Oscars nomination on Sunday. The Oscars Awards held yesterday March 12 at the Dolby Theatre, Ovation Hollywood in Los Angeles, US.
Tems who was nominated for ‘Best Original Song’, for her feature in “Lift me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, lost out to “NAATU NAATU” from the hit Telugu-language film RRR.
“NAATU NAATU” is a sound track in an Indian film and is the first Indian film song to win an Oscar.
Recall that Tems, won the prestigious award at the 65th Grammy award held on February 5th, 2023 at Crypto Arena in Los Angeles.
She broke record for been the first Nigerian female musician to win a Grammy award.
She won the award for her feature on American rapper, Future’s song, titled ‘Wait for U’, which also featured American singer Drake.