Adele, Katy Perry, 'Les Miz' Songs on Huge List of 75 Oscar Contenders

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Adele, Katy Perry, 'Les Miz' Songs on Huge List of 75 Oscar Contenders
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Adele, Katy Perry, 'Les Miz' Songs on Huge List of 75 Oscar Contenders

The 2012 Oscar song race will pit Keith Urban against Mumford and Sons, Dolly Parton against Arcade Fire, Paul Williams against Florence + the Machine and venerable Italian composer Ennio Morricone against musical-theater legends Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil.

Also in the mix: Adele's new James Bond song, "Skyfall," which has the best shot to be nominated of any Bond song in decades. The last James Bond theme to receive a nomination was 1981's "For Your Eyes Only."

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