Leonardo finally wins an Oscar!
US Vice President Joe Biden intros Lady Gaga.
Lady Gaga performs “Til It Happens To You” from The Hunting Ground (a documentary about campus rape).
Dave Grohl performs “Blackbird” during the Oscars In Memoriam segment.
Sam Smith performed and then won an Oscar for Best Original Song (he dedicated his Oscar to the LGBT Community).
The Weeknd performed a scaled back rendition of “Earned It”.
- Best Picture: “Spotlight”
- Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”
- Best Actress: Brie Larson, “Room”
- Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”
- Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”
- Best Director: Alejandro Iñárritu, “The Revenant”
- Best Original Screenplay: “Spotlight” by Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy
- Best Adapted Screenplay:”The Big Short” by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
- Best Cinematography: “The Revenant,” Emmanuel Lubezki
- Best Original Song:”Writing’s On The Wall” from “Spectre,” Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith
- Best Original Score: “The Hateful Eight” Ennio Morricone
- Best Sound Editing:”Mad Max: Fury Road,” Mark Mangini and David White
- Best Sound Mixing :”Mad Max: Fury Road” Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo
- Best Film Editing: “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Margaret Sixel
- Best Costume Design: Jenny Beavan, “Mad Max”
- Best Production Design:”Mad Max: Fury Road” Production Design: Colin Gibson; Set Decoration: Lisa Thompson
- Best Foreign Language Film:”Son of Saul,” Hungary
- Best Live Action Short Film:”Stutterer” Benjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage
- Best Animated Feature Film: “Inside Out”
- Best Animated Short Film: “Bear Story” Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala
- Best Documentary Feature: “Amy,” Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees
- Best Documentary Short Subject: “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness,” Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
- Best Makeup and Hairstyling:”Mad Max: Fury Road” Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin
- Best Visual Effects: “Ex Machina,” Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett