21 Famous Singers Who Won An Academy Award
The former Commodores member won both the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Original Song for “Say You, Say Me,” which was written for White Nights in 1985. The song peaked at No. 1 in the U.S., Canada, Netherlands, Norway, and South Africa. It was also ranked at #74 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2008.
The song isn’t available on the White Nights soundtrack because Motown didn’t want the song to be released through another record label. However, the track was released as part of his 1986 album, Dancing on the Ceiling.