Jennifer Hudson Delivers Powerful, Emotional Version of "I'll Fight" From 'RGB'

The song may not have been a winner, but Jennifer Hudson was

February 25, 2019
Jennifer Hudson performs during the 91st Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre.



The Academy Award nominated song "I'll Fight" from RBG may not have been a winner for Diane Warren, but Jennifer Hudson's performance of the feminist anthem certainly was.

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 In what was a show packed with wildly anticipated musical performances, Hudson's rendition of the Warren song was probably not on the top of many audiophile's lists of can't-misses. That is, until the singer-slash-actress took the stage.

In a crowded race, "I'll Fight" lost the Oscar for Best Original Song to Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "Shallow" from A Star Is Born.

"I'll Fight" is played over the closing credits of RBG, the Best Documentary Feature nominee about the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.