2022 Oscar Awards: See Full List Of Winners

Oscar Awards 2022, also known as the Academy Awards, took place on Sunday night, March 27, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored top films from the previous year, 2021.

Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes hosted the celebrity-studded event.

See the full list of winners below.

Best Sound

“Dune,” Mac Ruth, Mark Mangini, Theo Green, Doug Hemphill and Ron Bartlett (WINNER)

“Belfast,” Denise Yarde, Simon Chase, James Mather and Niv Adiri
“No Time to Die,” Simon Hayes, Oliver Tarney, James Harrison, Paul Massey and Mark Taylor
“The Power of the Dog,” Richard Flynn, Robert Mackenzie and Tara Webb
“West Side Story,” Tod A. Maitland, Gary Rydstrom, Brian Chumney, Andy Nelson and Shawn Murphy

Best Documentary Short Subject

“The Queen of Basketball,” Ben Proudfoot (WINNER)

“Audible,” Matt Ogens and Geoff McLean
“Lead Me Home,” Pedro Kos and Jon Shenk
“Three Songs for Benazir,” Elizabeth Mirzaei and Gulistan Mirzaei
“When We Were Bullies,” Jay Rosenblatt

Best Animated Short Film

“The Windshield Wiper,” Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez (WINNER)

“Affairs of the Art,” Joanna Quinn and Les Mills
“Bestia,” Hugo Covarrubias and Tevo Díaz
“Boxballet,” Anton Dyakov
“Robin Robin,” Dan Ojari and Mikey Please

Best Live Action Short Film

“The Long Goodbye,” Aneil Karia and Riz Ahmed (WINNER)

“Ala Kachuu – Take and Run,” Maria Brendle and Nadine Lüchinger
“The Dress,” Tadeusz Łysiak and Maciej Ślesicki
“On My Mind,” Martin Strange-Hansen and Kim Magnusson
“Please Hold,” K.D. Dávila and Levin Menekse

Best Original Score

“Dune,” Hans Zimmer (WINNER)

“Don’t Look Up,” Nicholas Britell
“Encanto,” Germaine Franco
“Parallel Mothers,” Alberto Iglesias
“The Power of the Dog,” Jonny Greenwood

Best Film Editing

“Dune,” Joe Walker (WINNER)

“Don’t Look Up,” Hank Corwin
“King Richard”, Pamela Martin
“The Power of the Dog,” Peter Sciberras
“Tick, Tick…Boom!” Myron Kerstein and Andrew Weisblum

Best Production Design

“Dune,” production design: Patrice Vermette; set decoration: Zsuzsanna Sipos (WINNER)

“Nightmare Alley,” production design: Tamara Deverell; set decoration: Shane Vieau
“The Power of the Dog,” production design: Grant Major; set decoration: Amber Richards
“The Tragedy of Macbeth,” production design: Stefan Dechant; set decoration: Nancy Haigh
“West Side Story,” production design: Adam Stockhausen; set decoration: Rena DeAngelo

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

“The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram and Justin Raleigh (WINNER)

“Coming 2 America,” Mike Marino, Stacey Morris and Carla Farmer
“Cruella,” Nadia Stacey, Naomi Donne and Julia Vernon
“Dune,” Donald Mowat, Love Larson and Eva von Bahr
“House of Gucci,” Göran Lundström, Anna Carin Lock and Frederic Aspiras

Best Supporting Actress

Ariana DeBose (“West Side Story”) (WINNER)

Jessie Buckley (“The Lost Daughter”)
Judi Dench (“Belfast”)
Kirsten Dunst (“The Power of the Dog”)
Aunjanue Ellis (“King Richard”)

Best Cinematography

“Dune,” Greig Fraser (WINNER)

“Nightmare Alley,” Dan Laustsen
“The Power of the Dog,” Ari Wegner
“The Tragedy of Macbeth,” Bruno Delbonnel
“West Side Story,” Janusz Kaminski

Best Visual Effects

“Dune,” Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Brian Connor and Gerd Nefzer (WINNER)

“Free Guy,” Swen Gillberg, Bryan Grill, Nikos Kalaitzidis and Dan Sudick
“No Time to Die,” Charlie Noble, Joel Green, Jonathan Fawkner and Chris Corbould
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” Christopher Townsend, Joe Farrell, Sean Noel Walker and Dan Oliver
“Spider-Man: No Way Home,” Kelly Port, Chris Waegner, Scott Edelstein and Dan Sudick

Best Animated Feature Film

“Encanto,” Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Yvett Merino and Clark Spencer (WINNER)

“Flee,” Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen and Charlotte De La Gournerie
“Luca,” Enrico Casarosa and Andrea Warren
“The Mitchells vs. the Machines,” Mike Rianda, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Kurt Albrecht
“Raya and the Last Dragon,” Don Hall, Carlos López Estrada, Osnat Shurer and Peter Del Vecho

Best Supporting Actor

Troy Kotsur (“CODA”) (WINNER)

Ciarán Hinds (“Belfast”)
Jesse Plemons (“The Power of the Dog”)
J.K. Simmons (“Being the Ricardos”)
Kodi Smit-McPhee (“The Power of the Dog”)

Best International Feature Film

“Drive My Car” (Japan) (WINNER)

“Flee” (Denmark)
“The Hand of God” (Italy)
“Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom” (Bhutan)
“The Worst Person in the World” (Norway)

Best Costume Design

“Cruella,” Jenny Beavan (WINNER)

“Cyrano,” Massimo Cantini Parrini and Jacqueline Durran
“Dune,” Jacqueline West and Robert Morgan
“Nightmare Alley,” Luis Sequeira
“West Side Story,” Paul Tazewell

Best Original Screenplay

“Belfast,” written by Kenneth Branagh (WINNER)

“Don’t Look Up,” screenplay by Adam McKay; story by Adam McKay and David Sirota
“King Richard,” written by Zach Baylin
“Licorice Pizza,” written by Paul Thomas Anderson
“The Worst Person in the World,” written by Eskil Vogt, Joachim Trier

Best Adapted Screenplay

“CODA,” screenplay by Sian Heder (WINNER)

“Drive My Car,” screenplay by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Takamasa Oe
“Dune,” screenplay by Jon Spaihts and Denis Villeneuve and Eric Roth
“The Lost Daughter,” written by Maggie Gyllenhaal
“The Power of the Dog,” written by Jane Campion

Best Documentary Feature

“Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised),” Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent and David Dinerstein (WINNER)

“Ascension,” Jessica Kingdon, Kira Simon-Kennedy and Nathan Truesdell
“Attica,” Stanley Nelson and Traci A. Curry
“Flee,” Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen and Charlotte De La Gournerie
“Writing With Fire,” Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh

Best Original Song

“No Time To Die” from “No Time to Die,” music and lyric by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell (WINNER)

“Be Alive” from “King Richard,” music and lyric by Dixson and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
“Dos Oruguitas” from “Encanto,” music and lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda
“Down To Joy” from “Belfast,” music and lyric by Van Morrison
“Somehow You Do” from “Four Good Days,” music and lyric by Diane Warren

Best Director

Jane Campion (“The Power of the Dog”) (WINNER)

Kenneth Branagh (“Belfast”)
Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (“Drive My Car”)
Paul Thomas Anderson (“Licorice Pizza”)
Steven Spielberg (“West Side Story”)

Best Lead Actor

Javier Bardem (“Being the Ricardos”)
Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Power of the Dog”)
Andrew Garfield (“Tick, Tick … Boom!”)
Will Smith (“King Richard”) (WINNER)
Denzel Washington (“The Tragedy of Macbeth”)

Best Lead Actress

Jessica Chastain (“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”) (WINNER)
Olivia Colman (“The Lost Daughter”)
Penélope Cruz (“Parallel Mothers”)
Nicole Kidman (“Being the Ricardos”)
Kristen Stewart (“Spencer”)

Best Picture

“Belfast,” Laura Berwick, Kenneth Branagh, Becca Kovacik and Tamar Thomas, producers
“CODA,” Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi and Patrick Wachsberger, producers (WINNER)
“Don’t Look Up,” Adam McKay and Kevin Messick, producers
“Drive My Car,” Teruhisa Yamamoto, producer
“Dune,” Mary Parent, Denis Villeneuve and Cale Boyter, producers
“King Richard,” Tim White, Trevor White and Will Smith, producers
“Licorice Pizza,” Sara Murphy, Adam Somner and Paul Thomas Anderson, producers
“Nightmare Alley,” Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale and Bradley Cooper, producers
“The Power of the Dog,” Jane Campion, Tanya Seghatchian, Emile Sherman, Iain Canning and Roger Frappier, producers
“West Side Story,” Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger, producers

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Mother’s Day : 2face Celebrates Annie Idibia, His Babymamas, Others

Legendary Nigerian musician, Innocent ‘Tuface’ Idibia, has showered the women in his life with love as the world celebrates Mother’s Day.

The singer who recently renewed his wedding wows with his one and only wife, Annie Idibia took to the image-sharing platform to pen a note to the powerful beautiful woman in his life

As the world marks Mother’s Day, 2face surprised Nigerians when he showered love on his mother, wife Annie Idibia, and his two babymamas Pero and Sunmbo Adeoye.

2face celebrated the four women in his life in his caption and went as far as tagging them to his post.

“BLESS MY BEAUTIFUL MOTHER. UNCONDITIONAL LOVE FROM DAY ONE. Bless all the mothers out there. Bless u @annieidibia1 Maximum appreciation

@perosaiyemi @sunmboadeoye JAH BLESS ALL AFRICAN QUEENS”.


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Why I Wear Baggy Clothes – Asa Shares How She Rose To Her Career’s Peak Despite Gender Bias

Multi-award-winning singer, Bukola Elemide, otherwise known as Asa, says she had to convince her family that she rose to the top of her career by sheer dint of hard work because of the perception held by many that female artistes, who rise to the top of their careers must have slept around.

Speaking with CNN’s Zain Asher at the Access Bank International Women’s Day conference in Lagos, she said:

“In Paris, I don’t think about gender. (Rather), I have to fight being from Nigeria. Gender is not a problem. In Nigeria, I have to fight (for my) gender.”

The sensational artiste, who recently released her fifth album titled V, also noted that her gender had a profound effect on her behaviour in the early days of her career.

She said:

“I was very aware of my femininity, so when I went into studios, I usually wore baggy clothing because I did not want to accentuate the fact that I was female. I did not want to bring attention to myself; I just wanted to do my job.”


According to Asa, those (fashion) choices led men to question her sexuality.

“Some men would comment, ‘Are you even a woman? What’s wrong with you’?

People think if one is a female artiste, one is sleeping around, so I had to prove that to family.”

She also maintained that women (in the industry) still do not get equal opportunities (with their male colleagues).

She added:

“I want to see women selling whiskey and being ambassadors for such brands. I do enjoy an occasional whiskey, so why shouldn’t I be a brand ambassador for that? Why should it always be males? Women enjoy those things (too).

(However), I think we can find a balance. Nobody is saying with the new wave of feminism, (women) have to be on top. I am just saying we could be equal and respect one another.”

Asa also stated that she struggled with her parents’ attitude to her upbringing, particularly her disciplinarian father.

Asa said:

“It was a bootcamp at home. He made us eat beans for a year, and insisted on the home help putting weevils (on), sprinkling them as protein.”

She also stated that she was constantly groomed to be a wife from when she was a child.

She said:

“One has to learn how to cook for one’s husband. One has to be sweet for one’s husband, and I was like, ‘Am I going to do all this for one person? And I don’t even know who the person is.”

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Wande Coal Is The Greatest Of All Nigerian Vocalists – Oxlade Declares (Watch Video)

Budding musician Oxlade has praised Wande Coal, his senior colleague in the music industry.

Oxlade applauded the amazing vocalist in a recent interview with Factory78 when he was discussing those he learnt from.

The 24 years old stated that UK-based Nigerian alternative musician Moelogo and Mystro, amongst other incredible artistes, influenced his sound.

Speaking about Wande Coal, Oxlade expressed his apology to other Nigerian musicians, but said everyone in the Nigerian music industry knows that the Black Diamond Entertainment boss, Wande Coal, is the Greatest Of All Time (GOAT).

In his words;

“We all know Wande Coal is the GOAT. He is the greatest to ever do it, I’m sorry to every other person.

We all know Wande is the GOAT, except we’re trying to be sentimental.”

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#TheWrap!! Mr Macaroni Scared Of Marriage | BBN Tega Marriage Collapse | Super Eagles | Denrele & Other Gist For The Week (VIDEO)

It’s been an interesting week in Nigeria’s social media space and DAW Empire is back to bring you #TheWrapUp of hot gists for the week.

  • This week, Mr. Macaroni shares his thought on marriage and why he seems to be scared of the institution.
  • Ex BBNaija housemate, Tega has revealed that her marriage had hit the rocks since 2020
  • Super Eagles of Nigeria were held to a goalless draw in world cup qualifier play-off against Ghana
  • Denrele Edun has revealed the true meaning of  “we entered corner” statement he used to describe his relationship with late singer, Goldie.

All of the above and more are specially packed for you on this edition of The Wrap On Daw Empire. Enjoy!

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Ghana’s President Speaks On Burna Boy & Shatta Wale Beef (WATCH)

The president of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo in a recent event spoke about the beef between Nigerian singer Burna Boy and Ghanaian singer Shatta Wale.

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo spoke about the great relationship both countries (Nigeria and Ghana) have with one another while jokingly adding that Shatta Wale and Burna Boy almost started a diplomatic war.

President Nana Akufo-Addo also added that the two countries, regardless of their differences, would always look out for one another.

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Burna Boy Teases Fans With Snippet To Yet-To-Be Released Song (WATCH VIDEO)

Grammy-award winning singer and performer Burna Boy took to his social media platform to preview new music for fans.

Burna Boy, who has been giving the best of performances in different parts of the world seems to have plans to drop hits as well in the year 2022 and fans are super excited about the possibility of new music from the African Giant himself.

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Wizkid Drops Teaser To New Music Video (WATCH)

Starboy Wizkid is showing no signs of stopping in 2022 as he took to his social media platforms to share a short teaser for a new music video.

Fans could not hide their excitement following the short release and it is however uncertain if it would be for a new song or an existing song off his ‘Made In Lagos.’

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Davido, PSquare, Olamide, Rick Ross, Others Shutdown The Stage At 2022 Afronation Festival (VIDEO)

Top Nigerian megastars and crowd-rousers gave an energetic performance on stage at the 2022 Afro Nation Festival.

The Afro Nation Festival in Puerto Rico kicked off from Thursday, March 24, 2022, to Saturday, March 26, 2022, and featured Davido, PSquare, Olamide, Omah Lay, Ckay and so on.

US Rapper Rick Ross reportedly replaced Burnaboy.

The replacement was speedily effected after Burna Boy’s team informed organisers that he will not be able to attend the show.

The first day of the performance on Thursday, March 24, 2022, had Omah Lay deliver a stellar performance with him singing his classics like ‘Damn,’


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I Carry My Studio Equipment Everywhere I Go – Rema

Nigerian musician Rema has disclosed he is always with his music studio anywhere he goes. He stated that he has a mobile studio in his car booth, and whenever he’s not using his personal car, he has his recording equipment in his backpack.

Rema, real name Divine Ikubor, made this revelation during a chat on Apple Music’s Africa Now Radio. He narrated how he spends his time, saying; “I am just a guy that is always stuck in the studio.

I don’t really have much to do if I am not out there performing. If I am not out performing or with family, I would be in the studio.

“I have studio equipment in my car boot everywhere I go. I (always) drive with a studio. If I am travelling, I would have a speaker, laptop and microphone in my bag.

Sometimes, I could be out and might not get home. I could also feel like staying at my friend’s place, or just go to the studio, hotel or wherever I find myself. I always have my equipment in my car.”

“I am really grateful that these artistes blessed me with their vocals, and they actually all enjoyed being on my record. I would not do anything that is forced.

They actually did enjoy the record. They actually kept playing it for their friends. We are all excited about the record and that’s how it is supposed to be.”

Rema said further that it is very easy for him to sing and believes that his sound is fated to go far and wide. “I feel like my sound is destined to unlock territories.

I have been blessed with the gift of sound, and it is very easy for me (to do). When I walk into the studio, I am pretty sure I would leave with a banger (hit).

That is why the first word I say before I ‘attack’ a beat is ‘another banger’. I don’t even care however the song goes, I just say it and go for it.

“I did not beg to be here. I feel like I’m supposed to be here and I am meant to cause the shift of sound and to evolve the afrobeat movement in a way.

I am just playing my role; I’m not overthinking it. I am just going with the flow and everything is happening organically. I am grateful for that.”

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Wizkid-Assisted Global Hit Song, ‘One Dance’, By Drake Certified Six Times Platinum In The UK

‘One Dance’, a song by Canadian rapper Drake featuring Nigerian Afrobeats superstar Wizkid and British singer Kyla, has been declared six times platinum in the United Kingdom.

BRIT Awards announced the certification status of the 2016 release on its official twitter account on Friday, March 25, 2022.

“One Dance” had reached number one in 15 countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

It emerged Drake’s first number-one single in all the 15 countries as the lead artist.

Wizkid and Kyla co-wrote the dancehall and Afrobeats song with Drake, and co-produced by Nineteen85 and Noah “40” Shebib.

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Singer Oxlade Speaks On Life After Leaked Tape Scandal, Mental Health And More (Watch Video)

Popular Nigerian singer, Ikuforiji Olaitan, well known as Oxlade has spoken about his mental health after the release of his sex tape which went viral on the internet.

Recall, Oxlade was involved in a sex scandal over a leaked sex tape that made the internet go wild.

Following the scandal, Oxlade took a break from the music and has gone on to sign an international deal with Epic Records, an American record label owned by Sony Entertainment. After the deal, Oxlade released a song titled ‘Want You‘.

In a recent interview with The Beat FM, He was asked questions on how he handled the criticisms that trailed his sex scandal.

In response, the singer said he is currently in a happy place and that is what matters.

“I’m at a space where l’m doing what I love right now. I’m in a happy place right now, that’s what matters,” he said.

The ‘Ojuju’ Crooner also spoke at length about his growth, family, music, and more.

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