February 22, 2015 10:21 PM EST

Rita Ora, who’s currently onscreen as Christian Grey’s sister in the romantic drama, performed the theme song to Beyond the Lights at the Oscars.

“Grateful,” nominated for Best Original Song, is a song symbolizing the long emotional journey undertaken by Lights’ protagonist Noni (played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw); it’s the seventh Oscar-nominated ballad written by Diane Warren, who has never won the prize.


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