Rihanna is set to perform her hit song ‘Lift Me Up’ at the Oscars next month on March 12

Following her record-breaking 2023 Super Bowl halftime performance, Rihanna is set to perform "Lift Me Up" from Marvel's "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" during the Oscars telecast on March 12, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced.  

It was announced on Thursday.

"Lift Me Up" was co-written by Rihanna, Tems, Ludwig Göransson and the film's director Ryan Coogler.  The ballad has been nominated for Best Original Song at this year's Oscars, marking Rihanna's first Academy Award nomination.

This year has been great for Rihanna.

"Wakanda Forever" has been nominated for five Oscars this season and made history with its star Angela Bassett earning the first acting nomination for a Marvel film.

Rihanna is set to perform her hit song ‘Lift Me Up’ at the Oscars next month on March 12
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You can watch the Oscars live from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Sunday, March 12 at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST on ABC.

"Lift Me Up" is a song recorded by Rihanna to be released as the lead single from the soundtrack album for the 2022 superhero film "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" by Westbury Road, Rock Nation, Def Jam and Hollywood Records on October 28, 2022.  The song is Rihanna's first solo music output since her 2016 studio album, Anti.

In the United States, "Lift Me Up" garnered nearly eight million streams and 10,000 digital downloads on October 28, 2022, according to Luminate Data, with the next two days recording 6.9 million streams and 6,000 digital downloads.  "Lift Me Up" is Rihanna's 32nd top 10, as well as her highest debut, tied with the 2010 Eminem collaboration "Love the Way You Lie", which also entered the chart at number two.

"Lift Me Up" became Rihanna's 31st top-10 and 50th top-40 song in the UK.

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