Rita Ora's track Grateful receives Oscar nomination for Best Original Song

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Yet another British star has triumphed in the Oscar nominations for 2015, as singer Rita Ora has received a nod for Grateful, a track she recorded for the film Beyond the Lights. The song, which was written by Diane Warren, has been shortlisted in the Best Original Song category.

While the prize is given to the track's songwriters, nominees for the Original Song category often perform at the ceremony, so it is possible that Rita will also make an appearance at the show on 22 February.

The song faces competition from songs including Lost Stars, sung by Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine for Begin Again, and the catchy Everything Is Awesome from The Lego Movie.

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Rita Ora's song Grateful has been nominated for an Oscar



The star's biggest competition is likely to come from Glory, Common and John Legend's Golden Globe winning track from the movie Selma. The duo took home the award for Best Original Song at the ceremony on Sunday, so are tipped to win once again at the 87th Oscars ceremony in February.

The nomination is an incredible coup for Rita, who will no doubt hope she receives more acclaim for her role as Mia Grey in the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey film.

Multi-talented Rita has revealed that she will soon be starring in more films alongside her music career and role as a coach for The Voice UK. Speaking at the launch of the BBC show she was evidently excited for the busy year ahead.

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The singer is currently working as a coach on The Voice



"The movies, my new album, my clothing line, Rimmel and my perfumebasically just hurry up with 2015!" she said.

Other Brits nominated for Oscars in 2015 include The Theory of Everything leads Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, Benedict Cumberbatch and Rosamund Pike for her role in Gone Girl.

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