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Songwriter Diane Warren Thinks She’ll Extend Her Oscar Losing Streak to ‘Susan Lucci Territory’

10-time nominee says Lady Gaga will take home the Oscar for Best Original Song

Songwriter Diane Warren doesn’t expect her Academy Award losing streak to come to an end on Sunday night — something she expects will push her into “Susan Lucci territory” in the process.

The songwriter, nominated for the 10th time for Best Original Song for “I’ll Fight” from the documentary “RBG,” said she anticipates Lady Gaga will end up taking home the Oscar for “Shallow” from “A Star Is Born.”

Warren, interviewed by Ryan Seacrest on E!, said she’s usually “pretty nervous” before the Oscars, but now is “pretty sure I’m going to continue my Susan Lucci — well now I’m officially in Susan Lucci territory because its double digits. Gaga is going to win this. I’m just happy to be here.”

Lucci, the star of the ABC soap “All My Children,” was famously nominated 18 times for a Daytime Emmy before she finally won in 1999 on her 19th nomination.

Warren was first nominated in 1988 for co-writing “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now,” which appeared in “Mannequin” the year before.

Three years ago, she even shared a nomination with Lady Gaga for the song “Til It Happens to You” from the documentary “The Hunting Ground” — but they lost to Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes for “The Writing’s on the Wall” from the James Bond movie “Spectre.”

Jennifer Hudson will perform “I’ll Fight” during the the broadcast on Sunday.

Warren seems to have a positive attitude about her unfortunate streak, though, telling Seacrest she’ll win sooner or later. “It’ll happen someday,” she said.

The Oscars will air at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.