Abel Tesfaye (The Weeknd)'s Song "Erned It" Nominated For The Academy Award
Abel Tesfaye (The Weeknd)'s Song "Erned it" is nominated for the Academy Award. .
Abel Mekonen Tesfaye known by his stage name as The Weeknd got nominated for the first time at Oscars (The Academy Award) through his song, for Best Original Song.
Admas News: Abel born and raised by his Ethiopian mother repeatedly expressed his strong bond with his Ethiopian roots along with his favourite Ethiopian artist Mulatu Astatke and Aster Awoke.
His song , “Earned It” from Fifty Shades of Grey puts him on the nomination list.
The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). It is presented to the songwriters who have composed the best original song written specifically for a film. The performers of a song are not credited with the Academy Award unless they contributed either to music, lyrics or both in their own right.
The award category was introduced at the 7th Academy Awards, the ceremony honoring the best in film for 1934. Nominations are made by Academy members who are songwriters and composers, and the winners are chosen by the Academy membership as a whole.
Sam Smith and Madonna's songs are also among the nominated ones.
Abel tesfaye will have another concert in Atlanta on March 9/2016 and Admas Radio will have Free tickets