The Academy Awards are set to celebrate their 95th run (includes video story )

From star-studded nominees ranging from Austin Butler and Angela Bassett, the 95th Annual Academy Awards “The Oscars” will be aired this Sunday on ABC.

Many nominees are first-timers. There’s also Jamie Lee Curtis for the film “Everything Everywhere All At Once” and Rihanna for the original song, “Lift Me Up,” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”

Diversity will fill the room this year as more than 17 percent of nominations are women.

The Academy Award Show will propel Asian acting nominees to a historic high. Stay tuned on March 12, as your favorite A-list celebrities prepare to walk down the red carpet to be recognized for their hard work.

Gabriela Perez is a senior FIU student majoring in Digital Media and communications/Broadcasting Journalism. After graduation, she would like to work in the entertainment industry as either a magazine editor or as an Anchor/Presenter. Her favorite getaway places are New York City and Los Angeles California. She enjoys reading, watching films, traveling and writing. She hopes to inspire others, to go after what their hearts desire.