While the performance wasn't necessarily bad, "Lose Yourself" as a song didn't really fit the energy of the award show or the vibe of the people in the room.
While social media enjoyed Eminem's performance, many noted the hugely varied reaction of the celebrities the broadcast chose to show while the star was on stage.
Eminem performs onstage during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards.
Lin-Manuel Miranda introduced a montage of famous musical moments from movies, ranging from "Tiny Dancer" of Almost Famous to "Don't You (Forget About Me)" of The Breakfast Club to many more.
In related news, the Oscar for the Original Song in 2020 went to "I'm Gonna Love Me Again" from the movie "Rocketman". John accepted this award with musical partner Bernie Taupin - marking Taupin's first-ever Oscars win!
Asked if he has any interest in an acting comeback, he replied: "I'm not gonna say I don't [have interest], because if the right script comes along and it's something that fits with my schedule I might take another dive in it". "Sorry it took me 18 years to get here", he posted today. I was not sure what exactly Grammy or Oscar meant, what certain awards meant, I was not sure what they meant, so even MTV awards, all that stuff, I just didn't know what awards meant and this particular award...
"I never even thought that I had a chance to win ..."
Six months later, Martin Scorsese, attending the Oscars as a Best Director nominee for The Irishman - the film he was promoting when he ran Marvel down - was spotted dozing as Eminem rapped, or so it seemed.
Eminem recently released his 11th studio album, Music to be Murdered By on January 17 through Dr. Dre's Aftermath Records label.