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She literally brought the house down, earning a standing ovation and all.
This, despite the fact that her performance came during a tribute to musicals which also featured Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried, among others.
Think we're exaggerating? Watch the performance again and tell us if it's not special.
Watch Jennifer Hudson's "You're Gonna Love Me" 2013 Oscar Performance Video