By EW Staff
March 19, 2003 at 05:00 AM EST
Madonna: MAT/AP/Wide World

Lady Madonna (1991)
”Here she is, the NC-17 portion of our…show,” jokes host Billy Crystal before a Monroe-esque Madonna performs Best Original Song winner ”Dick Tracy”’s ”Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man).” And while she refrains from shedding much more than a white stole, her first trip to the Oscars is still undeniably scorching. And endearing: Trembling hands and a quivering voice betray a clearly humbled Material Girl.