Best: Tim McGraw's Tribute to Glen Campbell
In the most touching tribute of the night, country superstar Tim McGraw, dressed in a tuxedo and his signature black cowboy hat, performed a sparse rendition of Glen Campbell's Oscar-nominated song "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," from the film Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me. The song is the last ever written by the 60-year veteran of country music, who penned it as a love letter to his wife, Kim Campbell, and daughter when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2011. Campbell, 76, was too ill to attend the ceremony, but his wife and daughter were in the audience, having hand-picked McGraw to cover the song. "Music utilizes all of the brain, not just one little section of it," Kim Campbell told Rolling Stone Country. "Everything's firing all at once. It's really stimulating and probably helped him plateau and not progress as quickly as he might have." It was a beautiful tip of the Stetson to a man who has given so much of himself to music, and whose legacy endures.