Oscars 2015: Jennifer Hudson Performs 'I Can't Let Go' for In Memoriam

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Jennifer Hudson performs onstage during the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. 

Jennifer Hudson performed the powerful song "I Can't Let Go," at the 87th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 22. Hudson performed the song after the show's In Memoriam montage which featured many greats lost in the past year including Robin Williams, Maya Angelou and more.

The 87th Academy Awards

"This is for all the people who shared their talent and their lives with us. we are forever changed," Hudson said before flexing her vocal prowess.



Hudson performed the song in the fourth episode of the second season of Smash, titled The Song, as Broadway singer Veronica Moore.