"Naatu Naatu" beat Rihanna's Black Panther: Wakanda Forever track "Lift Me Up," Lady Gaga's "Hold My Hand" from Top Gun: Maverick, Taylor Swift's "Carolina" from Where the Crawdads Sing, and "Ciao Papa" written by Guillermo del Toro, Alexandre Desplat and Roeban Katz, inspired by Del Toro's Pinocchio.
"I'm thankful that I got the chance to discover in my early years that music was what I wanted for me. I'm thankful to my parents. I'm thankful for my public school that I attended which had music classes." stated the composer who won for Babylon.