American singer-songwriter, Lady Gaga took the Oscars 2023 stage and performed her all-time favorite single, ‘Hold My Hand’ from ‘Top Gun: Maverick.’ Watch the full performance below.
Before performing the track, Gaga gave a short speech about its importance to her: “I wrote this song with my friend BloodPop for the film Top Gun: Maverick in my studio basement. It’s deeply personal for me and I think that we all need each other. We need a lot of love to walk through this life and we all need a hero sometimes. There are heroes all around us in unassuming places, but you might find that you can be your own hero even if you feel broken inside.”
The track, “Hold My Hand” is nominated for Best Original Song this year; Alongside Rihanna’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever track “Lift Me Up,” Son Lux, Mitski, and David Byrne’s Everything Everywhere All at Once collaboration “This Is a Life,” Sofia Carson’s “Applause” from Tell It Like a Woman, and the RRR cut “Naatu Naatu” by Rahul Sipligunj, Kaala Bhairava, M.M. Keeravani. Lady Gaga produced “Hold My Hand” alongside BloodPop® and Benjamin Rice.
Lady Gaga Took Oscars 2023 Stage and Performs ‘Hold My Hand’ From ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ – Watch here