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Poll: Performers of Best Original Song Oscar Winners

Which of these popular musical acts who performed songs that won a Best Song Oscar do you like the most? You are voting for the performer and their over-all history, not just for the song that won the Oscar.

Discuss the list here

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    Fred Astaire does a climatic jump during his "Puttin' on the Ritz" number for the 1946 movie "Blue Skies."

    Fred Astaire - performer of The Way You Look Tonight from Swing Time (1936)
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    Bing Crosby in The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

    Bing Crosby - performer of Sweet Lailani from Waikiki Wedding (1937) Also performer of White Christmas from Holiday Inn (1942) Also performer of Swinging on a Star from Going My Way (1944)
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    Tex Ritter

    Tex Ritter - performer of The Ballad of High Noon (Do Not Foresake Me Oh My Darling) from High Noon (1952)
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    Frank Sinatra hosting "The 35th Annual Academy Awards"

    Frank Sinatra - performer of Three Coins in the Fountain from Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) Also performer of All the Way from The Joker Is Wild (1957) Also performer of High Hopes from A Hole in the Head (1959)
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    James Stewart and Doris Day at the piano on the set of "The Man Who Knew Too Much," 1956. Modern silver gelatin, 14x11. $600 Modern silver gelatin, 14x11, matted on 20x16 board. $600 © 1978 Sanford Roth / AMPAS MPTV

    Doris Day - performer of Secret Love from Calamity Jane (1953) Also performer of Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Qué Será, Será) from The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
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    B.J. Thomas

    B.J. Thomas - performer of Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
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    "Academy Awards: 44th Annual," Isaac Hayes and Dancers. 1972.

    Isaac Hayes - performer of Theme From Shaft from Shaft (1971)
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    Barbra Streisand in A Star Is Born (1976)

    Barbra Streisand - performer of The Way We Were from The Way We Were (1973) Also performer of Evergreen (Love Theme From ‘A Star Is Born’) from A Star Is Born (1976)
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    Donna Summer

    Donna Summer - performer of Last Dance from Thank God It's Friday (1978)
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    Irene Cara in The 56th Annual Academy Awards (1984)

    Irene Cara - performer of Fame from Fame (1980) Also performer of Flashdance…What a Feeling from Flashdance (1983)
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    Christopher Cross at an event for The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982)

    Christopher Cross - performer of Arthur's Theme (The Best That You Can Do) from Arthur (1981)
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    Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes in Solid Gold (1980)

    Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes - performers of Up Where We Belong from An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
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    Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder - performer of I Just Called to Say I Love You from The Woman in Red (1984)
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    Lionel Richie

    Lionel Richie - performer of Say You Say Me from White Nights (1985)
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    Dick Clark and Berlin in American Bandstand (1952)

    Berlin - performers of Take My Breath Away from Top Gun (1986)
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    Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes in The 15th Annual American Music Awards (1988)

    Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes - performers of (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life from Dirty Dancing (1987)
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    Carly Simon in The 61st Annual Academy Awards (1989)

    Carly Simon - performer of Let the River Run from Working Girl (1988)
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    Madonna in Evita (1996)

    Madonna - performer of Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man) from Dick Tracy (1990) Also performer of You Must Love Me from Evita (1996)
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    Whitney Houston and Bruce Springsteen at an event for The 66th Annual Academy Awards (1994)

    Bruce Springsteen - performer of Philadelphia from Philadelphia (1993)
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    Elton John and Tim Rice at an event for The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995)

    Elton John - performer of Can You Feel the Love Tonight? from The Lion King (1994)
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    Céline Dion at an event for The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007)

    Celine Dion - performer of My Heart Will Go On from Titanic (1997)
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    Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston in The Prince of Egypt (1998)

    Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston - performers of When You Believe from The Prince of Egypt (1998)
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    Phil Collins

    Phil Collins - performer of You'll Be in My Heart from Tarzan (1999)
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    Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan - performer of Things Have Changed from Wonder Boys (2000)
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    Eminem in 8 Mile (2002)

    Eminem - performer of Lose Yourself from 8 Mile (2002)
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    Annie Lennox

    Annie Lennox - performer of Into the West from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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    Jorge Drexler

    Jorge Drexler - performer of Al otro lado del rio from The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
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    Melissa Etheridge at an event for The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007)

    Melissa Etheridge - performer of I Need To Wake Up from An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
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    Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová in Once (2007)

    Glen Hansard and Marketa Iglova - performers of Falling Slowly from Once (2007)
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    Randy Newman

    Randy Newman - performer of We Belong Together from Toy Story 3 (2010)
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    Adele at an event for The Oscars (2013)

    Adele - performer of Skyfall from Skyfall (2012)
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    Common and John Legend at an event for The Oscars (2015)

    Common and John Legend - performers of Glory from Selma (2014)
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    Sam Smith at an event for The Oscars (2016)

    Sam Smith - performer of The Writing's on the Wall from Spectre (2015)

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