updated 08/19/2014 AT 1:00 PM ET
•originally published 08/19/2014 AT 7:30 PM ET
Not that anyone doubted him, but if you need proof Sir Paul McCartney can still break it down, here it is.
The musician, 72, who was hospitalized in May after contracting a virus, attended with wife Nancy Shevell and showed no signs of slowing down.
The benefit at Ronald Perelman s East Hampton estate raised $4 million for the Apollo’s artistic, educational and outreach programs and drew a long list of celebrities, including Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower, Barbra Streisand and James Brolin, Anjelica Huston, Howard and Beth Stern, Dick Parsons, Harvey Weinstein, and Matt Lauer.
But the superstar acts were not the only thing that got the crowd riled up. In addition to McCartney, Foxx, 46, forced Governor Chris Christie, Sen. John McCain, director Spike Lee and host Perelman, to freestyle on stage.
Who takes the cake for best entertainer of the night is up for debate, but McCartney s moves and Sen. McCain s rendition of the robot is at the top of our list.