The Academy named Shallow, from A Star is Born, as Best Original Song.
‘I’ve worked hard for a long time, and it’s not about, you know, it’s not about winning’ she told the audience.
‘But what it’s about is not giving up. If you have a dream, fight for it,’ the first-time Oscar winner also said.
— Variety (@Variety) February 25, 2019
— ABC News (@ABC) February 25, 2019
A Star is Born – which features Gaga, as well as Drag Race queens Willam and Shangela – was up for eight awards.
The movie depicts the love story of seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Cooper) and struggling artist Ally (Gaga). It was also up for Best Original Song, Best Adapted Screenplay and cinematography and sound mixing gongs.
What’s more, Gaga earlier stunned audiences at the red carpet. She wore a black Alexander McQueen gown and Tiffany diamonds.
— E! News (@enews) February 25, 2019
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Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s performance of Shallow from A Star Is Born was also met with a standing ovation.
— Lady Gaga Facts (@LGMonsterFacts) February 25, 2019