Best singing

hatgray

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1."That is the best singing I have heard in a while."

2."That is one of the best singing I have heard in a while."


Is gramatically correct to say #1 and #2?
 

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#1 is OK.
#2 is not - "one of the best singing" doesn't work. If you want to use "one of", you'd have to say something like "He/she has one of the best singing voices I've heard in a while".
 

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So "one of the best acting of all time" is wrong as well?
 

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You could say "That was one of the best examples/pieces of acting I have ever seen". If you want to use "of all time" at the end, it's more natural to claim that whatever it was was the best, not one of the best.

He has one of the best voices I've ever heard.
He has the best voice of all time.
 
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