20 Greatest Best Song Oscar Performances

From Springsteen to Southern hip-hop and hot-buttered soul, Oscars' grandest, grooviest musical showstoppers

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10. Adele, 'Skyfall' (2013)

"This is the end ... hold your breath, and count to 10." Adele had already taken home a Golden Globe and Grammy for the film's opening number, by the time she graced the Oscars' stage, crooning that opening line in a glittery dress as elegant as the song itself. By the time she unleashes that climactic "Sky-faaaaaa-AAAAALLL," the British singer had entered the Pantheon of Bond-Theme Belters; you half-expected Shirley Bassey to walk onstage and high-five her. JP

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