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    What are your favorite duets?

    One of mine that I am sure shocked everyone was No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer. Who would have thought that these two would pair together on a song.

    Also, fun fact is that It’s Raining Men was offered to both of them separately, but they both passed on it. I am sure one reason that Barbra was asked was a result of doing No More Tears (Enough Is Enough).

    I would also add I Don’t Know Much by Linda Ronstandt and Aaron Neville. Very beautiful performance and it looked like they really connected with each other in their live performances.

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    Rick James & Teena Marie, “Fire & Desire” is an intense duet and they show they connected on that duet.

    Lionel Richie & Diana Ross, “Endless Love” – when they performed this at the Oscars – Lionel is trying to connect with Diana Ross and Diana Ross is not having it and is focused on the audience.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPsvJyviAnI&list=RDp0JuG7dc040&index=5

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    Yep, I like them old (1983 is the most recent) and lots of country classics. Alphabetical order.

    “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing” – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
    “A Cowboy’s Work Is Never Done” – Sonny & Cher
    “Golden Ring” – George Jones & Tammy Wynette
    “Guilty” – Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb
    “Islands In the Stream” – Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
    “Leather and Lace” – Stevie Nicks & Don Henley
    “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man” – Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn
    “The Pain of Loving You” – Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton
    “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” – Stevie Nicks w/ Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
    “Where Is the Love” – Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway

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    Christina Aguilera & Demi Lovato, “Fall In Line”
    Christina Aguilera & Blake Shelton, “Just a Fool”
    Andrea Bocelli & Christina Aguilera, “Somos Novios (It’s Impossible)”
    Herbie Hancock & Christina Aguilera, “A Song for You”
    Ricky Martin & Christina Aguilera, “Nobody Wants to Be Lonely”

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    “Falling Slowly” – Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova (BTW they should have been nominated and won)

    Congratulations Taylor Swift on 6 Grammy Nominations
    Album of the Year: folklore
    Song of the Year: cardigan
    Pop Solo Performance: cardigan
    Pop Duo/Group Performance: exile feat. Bon Iver
    Pop Vocal Album: folklore
    Song Written for Visual Media: Beautiful Ghosts

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    “If I Were You”-Steve Sanders (deceased) and Duane Allen of the Oak Ridge Boys

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSy1Bc5j6Ts

    “Members Only”-Billy Joe Royal (deceased) and Donna Fargo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pm8vsNf_v8

    “Too Much”-James Otto and Randy Travis

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoTg2aYxe7Q

    “Somewhere In The Vicinity Of The Heart”-Alison Krauss and Shenandoah (This is the song that introduced me to her.)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ii5qZe-DR7Y

    “Everybody’s Someone”-LeAnn Rimes and Brian McFadden

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9oJMZQdkMY

    “Fire To Fire”-Tanya Tucker and Willie Nelson

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyawRFigVq0

    “My First Ride”-Trace Adkins and Ronnie Milsap

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cxn_O1nclbA

    “Whiskey Lullaby”-Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZbN_nmxAGk

    “Mockingbird”-Toby Keith and Krystal Keith

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DJTVtFfOxQ

    “From Hillbilly Heaven To Honky Tonk Hell”-Kenny Chesney, Tracy Lawrence, and George Jones (deceased)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPw5Ku5CiOE

    “If I Never Knew You”-Hal Ketchum and Shelby Lynn

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m4O-cQx5_4

    “Not Too Much To Ask”-Joe Diffie and Mary Chapin Carpenter

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eyhzm-oAKQE

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    I Don’t Do Duets – Patti LaBelle & Gladys Knight

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    Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, Shallow

    Lady Gaga and Beyonce, Telephone

    Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, Rain On Me

    Barbra Streisand and Celine Dion, Tell Him

    Gotye and Kimbra, Somebody That I Used To Know

    Travis Scott and Kid Cudi, The Scotts

    FYC:

    Best Actor :
    Riz Ahmed for Sound Of Metal
    Delroy Lindo for Da 5 Bloods
    Gary Oldman for Mank

    Best Actress:
    Andra Day for The United States vs Billie Holiday
    Vanessa Kirby for Pieces of a Woman

    Best Supporting Actor:
    Daniel Kaluuya for Judas and the Black Messiah
    Paul Raci for Sound Of Metal

    Best Supporting Actress:
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    Helena Zengel for News of the World

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    Whitney Houston & Mariah Carey, “When You Believe”

    Yes! This was such a special duet pairing. Whitney and Mariah’s voices mesh so surprisingly well together. My favorite part of the song starts at the line, “They [miracles] don’t always happen when you ask. And it’s easy to give in to your fears”. The harmony they create here is pure perfection.

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    Lionel Richie & Diana Ross, “Endless Love” – when they performed this at the Oscars – Lionel is trying to connect with Diana Ross and Diana Ross is not having it and is focused on the audience.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPsvJyviAnI&list=RDp0JuG7dc040&index=5

    LOL! Interesting you read it that way. I guess her being focused more on the audience could also simply be attributed to stage managers perhaps having had made her aware beforehand of where cameras would be positioned, who had advised her on how often to look (so that she and Lionel aren’t strictly facing each other the majority of the time and the audience is able to more readily connect with the performance). Just a theory…

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    I always preferred Mariah’s and Luther’s version of Endless Love to Lionel and Diana. The latter really made us think they were lovers but Mariah’s vocals ate them up. Her best cover with Without You

    FYC :

    Best Actress - Viola Davis, Frances McDormand
    Best Actor - Delroy Lindo, Chadwick Boseman
    Best Supporting Actor - Colman Domingo, Glynn Turman
    Best Picture - Nomadland
    Best Director - Chloé Zhao
    SAG Ensemble - Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
    Best Cinematography - Nomadland

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    ^^^ It’s a virtual tie for me between the two “Endless Love” versions (I feel like both bring something special to the table), but I too much prefer Mariah’s cover of “Without You” to the original.

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    Raising Sand (album) by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

    Love This Giant (album) by David Byrne & St.Vincent

    “I’ve Seen It All” by Björk & Thom Yorke

    Cheek to Cheek (album) by Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

    “A Whole New World” (film version) by Brad Kane & Lea Salonga

    “Fool for You” by CeeLo Green featuring Melanie Fiona

    “Best Part” by H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar

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    Collision Course Jay-Z & Linkin Park

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