performed (along with Carlos Santana) the theme song from The Motorcycle Diaries
(2004) instead of singer/composer Jorge Drexler
who performed in the movie but wasn't chosen by the Academy for the live show because he wasn't famous. Drexler eventually won the Oscar and instead of making a speech thanking everybody, he just kept singing the chorus of the song in the way it was supposed to be performed. See more
Jamie Foxx - Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role & Nominee: Best Supporting Actor
Wow. I guess we got to do it again "Oooh!" "Aaah!" Yeah, you're ready. That's the Ray Charles. Give it up for Ray Charles and his beautiful legacy. And thank you, Ray Charles, for living. I got so many people to thank tonight. And first I'm going to start it out with Taylor Hackford. Taylor, you took a chance, man. I mean that love for Ray Charles was deep down in the earth somewhere and you opened it up. And it's cracked open and it's spilling, and everybody's drowning in this love. I thank ...