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(I've Had) The Time Of My Life Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes1987The Black Eyed Peas recently used the hook of Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes' duet for their single "The Time (Dirty Bit)," but the words "I've had the time of my life" will forever be tied to the 1987 film "Dirty Dancing." The soft-rock hit closed out the Patrick Swayze-Jennifer Grey flick and won the 1987 Academy Award for Best Original Song.25.
There's clearly no chemistry between Mellencamp and Ndegeocello in the video, but the two sure have a jammin' ol' time on the track.
Produced by Petty and Jimmy Iovine, the rock track was even parodied by "Weird Al" Yankovic with the song "Stop Draggin' My Car Around."27.
No Air Jordin Sparks with Chris Brown2008Between the more self-affirming singles "Tattoo" and "One Step at a Time," Jordin Sparks released this lilting duet with R&B star Chris Brown.
Lo and LL Cool J talking about a couple that's on the verge of calling it quits.
Still, while the tune is about splitsville, Jenny from the block and Mr. It is a truly glorious moment to listen to the singers bust out of their slumps -- and apparently all of America thought so as well, as the song stayed at No. The Girl Is Mine Michael Jackson and Paul Mc Cartney1982Many things are unlikely about the MJ-Macca pairing: that "The Girl Is Mine" was actually the lead single off "Thriller," that Jackson would later buy the rights to Beatles songs behind Mc Cartney's back, but most of all, that the two mega-stars would ever fight over a woman.
"The Closer I Get," meanwhile, has gone on to be covered by no less than Beyonce dueting with Luther Vandross in 2003.39.