Watch Sting's Moving Performance of The Empty Chair at the Academy Awards

A song created in tribute to the slain journalist

It was Dev Patel who introduced Sting, there to perform The Empty Chair, the Oscar-nominated best original song created along with J. Ralph for the closing credits of Jim: The James Foley Story. The documentary honors the life of journalist James Foley, whose life was cut short in Syria when he was killed by ISIS in 2014 after being kidnapped during the course of his reporting there two years earlier.

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