There is no better style of music than show tunes. Some of the songs are so fantastic that they warrant special recognition. Two twin boys are separated at birth by poverty, with their mother unable to raise both babies. We know from the start what the outcome will be, as a superstition predicts that, if they find out about their true identities, they will die. While Henry Higgins just keeps shouting at her to fetch his slippers, Freddy sings that he loves Eliza Doolittle for being herself.
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From Hairspray to Chicago, we give you the top 20 songs from musicals to sing at karaoke Musicals and karaoke go together like peanut butter and chocolate or British people and sunburn! All the fun razzle dazzle of the West End and silver screen translates perfectly in to a jazz-hand-laden karaoke session, and every week four or five classics from musicals will find their way in to our top 20 most sung songs. With that in mind, we thought we'd do the wonderful karaoke-loving public of Great Britain a favour and round up the top 20 of all time — you're welcome!
Two years ago, La La Land opened and subsequently received 14 Oscar nominations. The movie musical is back in a big way. But for those paying attention, it never really went away. Over the last 20 years, there have been a plethora of outstanding movies with song-and-dance sequences. Some are animated and wholesome all the Disney fare some are animated and not the contributions of Matt Stone and Trey Parker. Others wouldn't necessarily count as musicals if you're being technical -- like Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping -- but are certainly musicals in spirit. All, however, have sequences that make us want to stand up and applaud, brilliant mixes of cinematic flourish and sonic pleasure. While cinema from around the world features plenty of outstanding musicals, for the purposes of this story we're focusing on the films with a release in the United States. On that note, here are the numbers that in our estimation are the cream of the crop.