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Tems Nominated For 2023 Oscar


December 22, (THEWILL) – Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, aka Tems, has been shortlisted for the 2023 Oscar award.

10 categories were announced by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), recently.

The categories include: ‘Documentary Feature Film’, ‘Documentary Short Film’, ‘International Feature Film’, ‘Makeup and Hairstyling’, and ‘Music( Original Score)’.


Others are ‘Music (Original Song)’, ‘Animated Short Film’, ‘Live Action Short Film’, ‘Sound’ and ‘Visual Effects’.

The singer was shortlisted in the ‘Music (Original Song)’ category for ‘Life Me Up’, a soundtrack off Marvel’s ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’.

Each shortlist is to be determined by members of that corresponding branch, except for the International Feature Film category.

The official nominations list for the 95th Academy Awards will be released on January 24, 2023.

The Oscars ceremony will then be held at the Dolby Theatre, Ovation Hollywood, US, on March 23, 2023.

Here are the shortlisted categories:

Documentary Feature Film

All That Breathes

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

Bad Axe

Children of the Mist


Fire of Love

Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song

Hidden Letters

A House Made of Splinters

The Janes

Last Flight Home

Moonage Daydream



The Territory

Documentary Short Film

American Justice on Trial: People v. Newton


Angola Do You Hear Us? Voices from a

Plantation Prison

As Far as They Can Run

The Elephant Whisperers

The Flagmakers

Happiness Is £4 Million


Holding Moses

How Do You Measure a Year?

The Martha Mitchell Effect

Nuisance Bear

Shut Up and Paint

Stranger at the Gate

38 at the Garden

International Feature Film

Argentina— ‘Argentina, 1985’

Austria— ‘Corsage’

Belgium— ‘Close’

Cambodia— ‘Return to Seoul’

Denmark— ‘Holy Spider’

France— ‘Saint Omer’

Germany— ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’

India— ‘Last Film Show’

Ireland— ‘The Quiet Girl’

Mexico— ‘Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths’

Morocco— ‘The Blue Caftan’

Pakistan— ‘Joyland’

Poland— ‘EO’

South Korea— ‘Decision to Leave’

Sweden— ‘Cairo Conspiracy’

Makeup and Hairstyling

All Quiet on the Western Front



The Batman

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever


Crimes of the Future



The Whale

Music (Original Score)

All Quiet on the Western Front

Avatar: The Way of Water


The Banshees of Inisherin

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever


Don’t Worry Darling

Everything Everywhere All at Once

The Fabelmans

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio


She Said

The Woman King

Women Talking

Music (Original Song)

Time’ — Amsterdam

‘Nothing Is Lost (You Give Me Strength)’ — Avatar: The Way of Water

‘Lift Me Up’ — Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

‘This Is A Life’ — Everything Everywhere All at Once

‘Ciao Papa’— Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

‘Til You’re Home’ — A Man Called Otto

‘Naatu Naatu’ — RRR

‘My Mind & Me’ — Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me

‘Good Afternoon’— Spirited

‘Applause’—Tell It like a Woman

‘Stand Up’— Till

‘Hold My Hand’—Top Gun: Maverick

‘Dust & Ash’— The Voice of Dust and Ash

‘Carolina’— Where the Crawdads Sing

‘New Body Rhumba’— White Noise

Animated Short Film

Black Slide

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

The Debutante

The Flying Sailor

The Garbage Man

Ice Merchants

It’s Nice in Here

More than I Want to Remember

My Year of Dicks

New Moon

An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I

Think I Believe It


Save Ralph



Live Action Short Film

All in Favor

Almost Home

An Irish Goodbye


Le Pupille

The Lone Wolf


Night Ride

Plastic Killer

The Red Suitcase

The Right Words


The Treatment



Visual Effects

All Quiet on the Western Front

Avatar: The Way of Water

The Batman

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Jurassic World Dominion


Thirteen Lives

Top Gun: Maverick


All Quiet on the Western Front

Avatar: The Way of Water


The Batman

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever


Everything Everywhere All at Once

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Moonage Daydream

Top Gun: Maverick

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