H.E.R. is an Oscar winner!

The 23-year-old singer took home the award for Best Original Song at the 2021 Academy Awards on Sunday (April 25).

H.E.R. won the award for her song “Fight For You,” which was featured in Judas and the Black Messiah.

She won the award alongside her collaborators D’Mile and Tiara Thomas.

“Musicians, filmmakers, I think we have a responsibility to tell the truth, to write history the way it was,” H.E.R. said during her acceptance speech. “Knowledge is power. Music is power and as long as I’m standing I’m always gonna fight for us.”

H.E.R.‘s song was nominated alongside “Hear My Voice” from The Trial of the Chicago 7, “Husavik” from Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, “Io sì (Seen)” from The Life Ahead, and “Speak Now” from One Night in Miami…

Congrats H.E.R.!

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