Eminem surprised the Dolby Theatre audience and viewers at home alike when he sang "Lose Yourself" at the 92nd Oscars. Following a montage of memorable songs in films, Eminem emerged from beneath the stage to perform his Oscar-winning song. His performance was not announced prior to the ceremony.

"Lose Yourself" previously won the Academy Award for Best Original Song when it appeared in Eminem’s film, 8-Mile, in 2002. Eminem was famously absent from the ceremony when his song won the award.

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2020: The year of Eminem

It’s been a year of surprises from Eminem. The rapper released Music To Be Murdered By, a surprise album, in January 2020. The now 47-year-old rapper followed this up with his electric Oscars performance.

Eminem received a standing ovation for his performance of "Lose Yourself" at the Oscars. What will the rapper do for an encore?

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Eminem performs "Lose Yourself" onstage at the 2020 Oscars.