AceShowbiz - Besides announcing winners of each categories, the 92nd annual Academy Awards also offered both the audience and viewers at home with amazing performances. Opening the event was Janelle Monae, who took the time to call out the academy during her number.
In the beginning of her performance, Janelle paid tribute to Mr. Rogers by slipping into the iconic red sweater while crooning a sweet rendition of "Mister Roger's Neighborhood" theme song. At one point, she even ventured into the audience to serenade Tom Hanks, who was nominated for best actor in a supporting role for his portrayal of Mr. Rogers in "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood".
Moments after handing Tom her hat, Janelle returned to the stage and broke out into an original song dedicated t this year's nominated films and actors. That was when the 34-year-old sang, "The Oscars, it's so white, it's time to come alive," before Billy Porter joined her onstage to perform Elton John's "I'm Still Standing". She received a standing ovation for her performance.
Later on during the event, Idina Menzel treated everyone to a stunning performance of "Frozen II" hit song "Into the Unknown". However, the actress wasn't the only one singing the song on the stage. Clad in a strapless white ballgown, she was joined by vocal performers for Elsa from other countries such as Denmark, Germany, Japan and Latin America.
Meanwhile, Eminem successfully made a lot of people shocked when he took the stage to deliver a surprise performance. Ahead of the performance, Lin-Manuel Miranda highlighted the importance of the songs featured in film as a montage of memorable cinematic music moments followed. Right after that, Em appeared on the stage to perform "Lose Yourself" from "8 Mile".
Some people in the audience looked noticeably confused by Em's unannounced performance, including Idina and Billie Eilish. On the other hand, "The Irishman" director Martin Scorsese was captured on camera falling asleep. Despite making some people confused, Em still received a standing ovation.