performed (along with Carlos Santana) the theme song from Diarios de motocicleta
(2004) instead of singer/composer Jorge Drexler
who performed in the movie but wasn't chosen by the Academy for the live show because he wasn't famous. Drexler eventually won the Oscar and instead of making a speech thanking everybody, he just kept singing the chorus of the song in the way it was supposed to be performed. See more
Hilary Swank - Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role
I don't know what I did in this life to deserve all this. I'm just a girl from a trailer park who had a dream. I never thought this would ever happen, let alone be nominated. And a working actor, for that matter. And now, this. I thank the Academy. I am eternally grateful for this great honor. I would also like to acknowledge my fellow nominees. Annette, Imelda, Kate and Catalina, your work inspires me beyond words. I am going to start by thanking my husband because I'd like to think I learn ...