Rihanna wowed with her first Academy Awards performance, and now those who missed it get a second chance.
The pregnant pop star posted a video Monday of her Oscar performance of the aspirational anthem “Lift Me Up” from Marvel’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”
Dressed in a custom Maison Margiela outfit that showed off her bare midriff, Rihanna sang alongside a choir and orchestra during Sunday’s ceremony at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
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Rihanna received her first Oscar nomination for “Lift Me Up,” which she lost to “RRR’s” “Naatu Naatu” in the best original song category.
She co-wrote and recorded the song as a tribute to Chadwick Boseman, who starred in the original 2018 “Black Panther” before his death from colon cancer two years later. The original song nomination was one of five for “Wakanda Forever,” which won best costume design.
Rihanna, 35, revealed her second pregnancy last month during her Super Bowl halftime performance. She welcomed a son nine months ago with her partner, Harlem-born rapper A$AP Rocky.