“Tems’ Oscar Nomination for “Lift Me Up” on the “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” Soundtrack: Recognizing African Talent in the Global Music Industry”
Tems, a Nigerian singer and songwriter, has received a nomination for an Oscar for her contribution to the song “Lift Me Up” on the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack. The song was co-written by Tems, along with Ludwig Goransson, Rihanna, and Coogler.
The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack is a powerful and diverse collection of songs that perfectly captures the energy and spirit of the film. The film’s director, Ryan Coogler, worked closely with Ludwig Goransson, the film’s composer and music supervisor, to curate a soundtrack that would reflect the film’s themes of heritage, identity, and community.
One of the standout tracks on the soundtrack is “Lift Me Up,” a collaboration between Tems, Goransson, Rihanna, and Coogler. The song features Tems’ powerful vocals and a driving beat that perfectly captures the film’s message of upliftment and empowerment. The lyrics, written by Tems, Rihanna and Goransson, speak to the importance of coming together as a community and lifting each other up in times of struggle.
Tems’ contribution to the song is particularly noteworthy, as she is a relatively unknown artist who was discovered by Goransson and Coogler during their search for new and exciting talent to feature on the soundtrack. Her powerful vocals and emotive lyrics perfectly capture the spirit of the film and its message of hope and resilience.
The Oscar nomination for “Lift Me Up” is a testament to Tems’ talent as a songwriter and a performer, and it is a well-deserved recognition of her contributions to the film and the soundtrack. It is also a sign of the growing recognition of African artists in the global music industry.
The nomination of “Lift Me Up” in the best original song category at the Oscars is not only an achievement for Tems, but also for Goransson, Rihanna and Coogler who worked together to create a song that not only complements the film but also stands on its own as a powerful and impactful piece of music.
In conclusion, Tems Oscar nomination for her song writing contribution in Marvels “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” movie for the soundtrack ” lift Me Up” alongside Ludwig Goransson, Rihanna and Coogler is a well-deserved recognition of her talent as a songwriter and a performer, and it is a sign of the growing recognition of African artists in the global music industry. The song “Lift Me Up” is a powerful and emotive piece of music that perfectly captures the spirit of the film and its message of hope and resilience