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01/24/2013 04:04 pm ET

Bond After Adele: 19 Artists Who Could Sing The Next 007 Theme Song

"This is the end," Adele sings at the beginning of "Skyfall," the Oscar-nominated title track from the film of the same name.

Maybe she was right.

"Skyfall," the 23rd entry in the James Bond franchise, was arguably the best 007 film ever: It won critical acclaim ("Skyfall" has a 92 percent Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes and was actually in the Oscar conversation for Best Picture), populist approval ("Skyfall" has earned over $1 billion worldwide) and employed the biggest recording star of the moment to sing its theme song.

About that: If you're James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli, where do you go after Adele, who is poised to win an Oscar for Best Original Song -- a first for a Bond theme -- at the Academy Awards on Feb. 24? Has the 24-year-old chanteuse ruined Bond themes for everyone else?

Probably not? To help in the process, HuffPost Entertainment has compiled a list of 19 artists who could conceivably sing the next Bond theme, without significantly embarrassing themselves when compared to Adele.

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