Oscars 2022 Shortlist Includes JAY-Z, Beyoncé, Kid Cudi, & H.E.R.

Some major artists from the rap and r&b world could be walking away with some Oscars come ceremony time. The Academy revealed the shortlists for 10 categories ahead of the 94th Academy Awards. Of the 15 songs that will advance in the Original Song category, JAY-Z appears for his collaboration with Kid Cudi “Guns Go Bang” from The Harder They Fall while Beyoncé makes the list with “Be Alive” from King Richard. Others included on the shortlist are H.E.R, and Jennifer Hudson.