Gaga’s duet with Elton John, ‘Hello Hello,’ is on short list for Best Original Song.
“Just heard my duet ‘Hello, Hello’ with Elton [John] is up for nomination at the Oscars! ‘Gnomeo & Juliet’ is such a beautiful film,” she wrote on Twitter. “I’m so happy!!”
On Monday, it was announced that the Gaga/Elton duet is one of the 39 tracks vying for a nomination. will.i.am’s “Rio” track, “Hot Wings,” Mary J. Blige’s “The Living Proof” from “The Help,” and Zooey Deschanel’s “Winnie the Pooh” track, “So Long,” along with multiple tracks from “The Muppets,” are also in the running. The final nominations will be announced January 24, and the awards show is slated to take place February 26 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.
Gaga is celebrating her latest achievement in Japan, where she will spend the holidays. “Well, I’ll be in Japan right up until Christmas Day,” she recently told MTV News. “So I’ll be eating with all my Japanese Little Monsters. I like shabu shabu [a type of Japanese hotpot].”