AceShowbiz - Tony Bennett has celebrated his friend Lady GaGa over her recent achievement. After it was announced that the pop star has been nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Song category for "Hold My Hand" from the "Top Gun: Maverick" soundtrack, the veteran congratulated his "Love for Sale" collaborator on social media.
Making use of Twitter on Tuesday, the 96-year-old shared a photo of him and GaGa. Alongside the snap, he penned, "Congratulations to the amazingly talented @ladygaga on her 4th Oscar nomination! Today, Lady Gaga makes history as the first artist to receive three nominations in the 'Best Original Song' category at the #Oscars. So proud of you!"
GaGa previously scored nominations in the Best Original Song category in 2016 for "Til It Happens to You". Then, in 2019, she was nominated for "Shallow" from her and Bradley Cooper's movie, "A Star Is Born", which she won.
The "Poker Face" hitmaker will compete against Rihanna, Tems, Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Goransson ("Lift Me Up" from "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever"), M. M. Keeravaani and Chandrabose ("Naatu Naatu" from "RRR"), Ryan Lott, David Byrne and Mitski ("This Is a Life" from "Everything Everywhere All at Once"), and Diane Warren ("Applause" from "Tell It Like a Woman").