Stevie Wonder poses with his Oscar statuette backstage at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles on March 25, 1985. Wonder won the Best Original Song award for "I Just Called to Say I Love You" (from The Woman in Red).
Madonna performs "Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)" from the film Dick Tracy during the 1991 Academy Awards show. The Material Girl took home the Oscar for Best Original Song later that night.
Bruce Springsteen holds his Oscar presented to him by Whitney Houston at the 1994 Academy Awards. Springsteen won the prize for Best Original Song for "Streets of Philadelphia" from the movie Philadelphia.
Madonna performs "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" from the Oscar-nominated movie Evita during the Academy Awards in 1997. The film took home the prize for Best Original Song.
At the 1998 Academy Awards, Elliott Smith performs his song "Miss Misery," his Oscar-nominated tune from the film Good Will Hunting. Smith lost the prize to "My Heart Will Go On," from Titanic.
Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston perform the song "When You Believe" at the 1999 Academy Awards.
Bjork wore her notorious "swan dress" at the 2001 Academy Awards, where her song "I've Seen It All" was nominated for Best Original Song.
Enya performs Best Original Song nominee "May It Be" (from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring) at the Academy Awards in 2002.
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Queen Latifah perform music from the musical Chicago (which won Best Motion Picture) during the Academy Awards in 2003.
Annie Lennox belts out the Oscar-winning "Into the West" (from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King) at the 2004 Academy Awards.
Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara perform the Oscar-nominated "A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow" at the Academy Awards in 2004. The song (from the mockumentary A Mighty Wind) lost out to "Into the West," from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
Allison Krauss and Elvis Costello perform the Oscar-nominated song "The Scarlet Tide" (from Cold Mountain) at the Academy Awards in 2004.
The Counting Crows' Adam Duritz performs "Accidentally in Love" from Shrek 2 at the 2005 Academy Awards. The song lost to " Al Otro Lado Del Rio" from The Motorcycle Diaries.
Beyonce performs at the 2005 Academy Awards.
Beyonce and Josh Groban perform "Believe" from The Polar Express at the 2005 Academy Awards. "Believe" lost to The Motorcycle Diaries' "Al Otro Lado Del Rio" for best original song.
Carlos Santana and Antonio Banderas perform Best Original Song "Al Otro Lado Del Rio" from The Motorcycle Diaries at the 2005 Academy Awards.
Prince congratulates Uruguyan composer Jorge Drexler for winning the Oscar for Best Original Song for "Al Otro Lado Del Rio" from The Motorcycle Diaries Academy Awards in 2005.
Bird York performs Best Song Nominee "In The Deep" from Crash at the 2006 Academy Awards. The song lost to Three 6 Mafia's "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from Hustle & Flow.
Dolly Parton performs her song "Travelin' Thru" from Transamerica during the 2006 Academy Awards. Parton lost the Best Original Song category to Three 6 Mafia's "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from Hustle & Flow.
Three 6 Mafia and actress Taraji P. Henson perform "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from Hustle & Flow at the 2006 Academy Awards. The track was named Best Original Song.
Jennifer Hudson, Beyonce Knowles and Anika Noni Rose perform nominated song "Patience" from Dreamgirls during the 79th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on February 25, 2007 in Hollywood, California.