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‘Dos Oruguitas’ Earns an Oscar Nomination – Here’s How the Internet Reacts

The moment we’ve all been hoping for has arrived: Disney’s most moving song Encanto“Dos Oruguitas”, was nominated for an Oscar in the category “Best Original Song.” If “Dos Oruguitas” wins, it will be the second time a non-English sung track has won “Best Original Song”, the first being “Al Otro Lado Del Río” by Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler from the film. motorcycle journals.

‘Dos Oruguitas’ singer/songwriter, Colombian singer/songwriter Sebastian Yatra took to Twitter to share his live reaction to the nominations, saying, “COLOMBIA WE ARE NOMINATED FOR THE OSCAR!”

In a virtual press room after the announcement, Yatra said, “It’s a gift to be one of the very few Latinos to have this opportunity and to be one of the first Latinos to attend the ceremony. Oscars singing in Spanish. It made me understand what the song conveys and how important it is for our culture, not just for Colombians, but for Latinos in general.

After the nominations, “Dos Oruguitas” made the rounds on Twitter in several countries, with fans around the world coming together to celebrate the nomination.

An emotional dad shared a sweet message for Yatra: “Seeing Dos Oruguitas by @SebastianYatra nominated for the Oscars for Best Song and seeing my kids singing the song with so much love and super happy, it reminds me of when I did the same thing with The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin…. Hopefully it will take the #Oscars #Encanto statue”

A Encanto fan live-posted his emotional reaction to the Oscar nomination, which left him crying and screaming with joy (as we did upon hearing the news).

One user gave us a new appreciation for when the song appears in the movie, saying, “Dos Oruguitas is the perfect ballad, she deserves it and more, especially when the song says “Dos Oruguitas a dos mariposas” after the apologies from abuela to Mirabel.

Even the director and co-writer of EncantoJared Bush, responded to the nomination:

This nomination of “Dos Oruguitas” is not a surprise for Encanto’s loving audience. Just this week, the megahit “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” broke the record for the longest-running Disney song in Billboard Hot 100 history. All we have to say is we’ll be glued to our TVs watching the Oscars on March 27 to be sure Encanto gets the rewards he deserves.