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    Some Famous Musicians Just Have Undeniable Chemistry Together, And Here Are 21 Examples To Prove It

    I will never get sick of a Billie Eilish and Khalid collaboration — like, EVER.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which famous musicians had the best musical chemistry of all time. Here are the brilliant results.

    1. Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett

    Gaga and Bennett performing live in 2013; Gaga and Bennett in the studio recording "I Get A Kick Out Of You;" Gaga and Bennett in their music video for "Anything Goes"

    Listen to their song "The Lady is a Tramp" here:

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    2. Cardi B and Bruno Mars

    Cardi B and Bruno Mars in their "Finesse (Remix)" music video, rapping: "Cardi B straight stunin', can't tell me nothin', bossed up and I changed the game"

    Listen to their song "Please Me" here:

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    3. Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj

    Minaj and Grande at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards; Minaj and Grande in their "Bang Bang" music video; Minaj and Grande in their "Side to Side" music video; Minaj and Grande in their "Bed" music video

    Listen to their song "Side to Side" here:

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    4. Lana Del Rey and the Weeknd

    Lana Del Rey and the Weeknd in their "Lust for Life" music video, singing: "A lust for life keeps us alive"

    Listen to their song "Lust for Life" here:

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    5. Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston

    Carey and Houston behind the scenes in the studio recording "When You Believe," Houston saying: "Mariah is a hell of a vocalist — I'ma tell you, she can go"

    Listen to their song "When You Believe" here:

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    6. Aretha Franklin and George Michael

    Franklin and Michael in their "I Knew You Were Waiting (for Me)" music video, singing: "I knew you were waiting, I knew you were waiting for me"

    Listen to their song "I Knew You Were Waiting (for Me)" here:

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    7. Ed Sheeran and...well, anyone he's ever collaborated with

    Sheeran and Taylor Swift at the 2016 Grammy awards; Sheeran and Beyoncé performing at "Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life" in 2015; Sheeran and Rita Ora performing "Your Song;" Sheern and Khalid at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2017

    Listen to Taylor Swift's song "Everything Has Changed" with Sheeran here:

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    8. Christina Aguilera and Ricky Martin

    Aguilera and Martin at the Monaco World Music Awards in 2001; Aguilera and Martin in their "Nobody Wants to Be Lonely" music video, singing: "Nobody wants to be lonely, nobody wants to cry"

    Listen to their song "Nobody Wants to Be Lonely" here:

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    9. The Civil Wars

    The Civil Wars in their "Poison & Wine" music video, singing: "I don't love you, but I always will"

    Listen to their song "Poison & Wine" here:

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    10. Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty

    Nicks and Petty in their "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" music video, singing: "Baby, you could never look me in the eye; yeah, you buckle with the weight of the words"

    Listen to their song "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" here:

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    11. Billie Eilish and Khalid

    Eilish and Khalid performing live together at Governor's Ball in 2018; Eilish and Khalid in their "lovely" music video, singing: "Need a place to hide, but I can't find one near — wanna feel alive, outside I can't fight my fear"

    Listen to their song "Lovely" here:

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    12. Nelly and Kelly Rowland

    Rowland and Nelly in their "Dilemma" music video, singing: "East coast, I know you shakin' right, down south, I know you bouncin' right"

    Listen to their song "Dilemma" here:

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    13. Ashanti and Ja Rule

    Ashanti and Ja Rule in their "Mesmerize" music video; the duo in their "Always On Time" music video, singing: "I'm not always there when you call, but I'm always on time — I gave you my all, now baby, be mine;" the duo in their "Down 4 U" video

    Listen to their song "Mesmerize" here:

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    14. Little Mix

    Little Mix in their "Confetti" music video, singing: "All of my dreams from the sky drop like confetti;" Little Mix at the 2021 BRIT Awards; Little Mix in their "Love (Sweet Love)" music video, singing: "I been spendin' time on everybody else"

    Listen to their song "Confetti" here:

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    15. Christina Aguilera, Mýa, Pink, and Lil' Kim

    Aguilera, Mýa, Pink, and Lil' Kim dancing in their "Lady Marmalade" music video

    Listen to their song "Lady Marmalade" here:

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    16. Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst

    Bridgers and Oberst performing on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series, singing; "Little spells of forgetfulness, little sounds that are shrill and urgent"

    Listen to their song "Dylan Thomas" here:

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    17. Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, and Emmylou Harris

    Parton, Harris, and Ronstadt performing on "Dolly," singing: "Bury me beneath the willow, beneath the weeping willow tree;" the trio in their "After the Gold Rush" music video; the trio at Parton's MusiCares Person Of The Year ceremony in 2019

    Listen to their song "The Sweetest Gift" here:

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    18. Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak

    Mars and .Paak performing at the Grammys in 2021, singing: "♫ I'ma leave the door open hoping that you feel the way I feel and you want me like I want you tonight;" Mars and .Paak at the BET Awards in 2021

    Listen to their song "Leave the Door Open" here:

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    19. Carole King and James Taylor

    King and Taylor in a recording studio in 1971; King and Taylor performing "So Far Away" and "You've Got a Friend" on BBC in Concert in 1971; King and Taylor performing at Taylor's MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony in 2006

    Listen to their song "So Far Away" here:

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    20. Twenty One Pilots

    Twenty One Pilots in their "Saturday" music video, being flooded in a studio surrounded by their instruments

    Listen to their song "Stressed Out" here:

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    21. And Beyoncé, Britney Spears, and Pink

    Beyoncé, Spears, and Pink in their "We Will Rock You" Pepsi commercial, singing: "We will, we will, rock you"

    Listen to their song "We Will Rock You" here:

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    Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    Let's flip the switch, folks: Which famous musicians do you believe had the *worst* musical chemistry? Tell us who (and why you think so) in the comments below!