Watch Eminem’s Surprise Performance of ‘Lose Yourself’ at the Oscars


Seventeen years after winning the Oscar for Best Original Song, Eminem performed at the Academy Awards for the very first time.

Following a package on iconic songs from movies, the Detroit rapper shocked the crowd by taking the stage during the 92nd annual ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood in Sunday (Feb. 9). Accompanied by an orchestra, he performed his Oscar-winning song “Lose Yourself” from 2002’s 8 Mile. Many in the audience were stunned, while others sang along including Gal Gadot, Anthony Ramos, and Zazie Beetz. By the end of the performance, the crowd was on its feet.