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Vallejo's H.E.R. Wins Oscar For Best Song

The singer/songwriter H.E.R. won the Oscar for best song at last night’s Academy Awards ceremony.

It’s already been a huge year for the artist known as H.E.R., who was born Gabriella Wilson and grew up in Vallejo.

In February, she performed America The Beautiful at the Super Bowl.

Then in March, she won the “Song of the Year” Grammy for “I Can’t Breathe.”

And on Sunday, “Fight For You” from the movie Judas and the Black Messiah won the Oscar for best song.

Ben was hired as Interim Executive Director of KALW in November, 2021.