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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8. Bjork, 'I’ve Seen It All' (2001)

For three glorious minutes in March 2001, the whole planet paused to watch Björk perform a song about a nearly blind woman accepting that she'll never be able to save her sight. Swanning around the stage with the same commitment that scared Academy voters away from nominating her for Best Actress, the Icelandic chanteuse delivered a singular rendition of Dancer in the Dark's signature tune, as small and alone in the spotlight as her character was in the world. The song may be called "I've Seen It All," but most Oscar attendees and television viewers had never seen anything like it. DE

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