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Watch Bastille Mashup Jackson’s ‘Earth Song’ With Pulp’s ‘Common People’

Bastille surprised fans with a mash-up of Michael Jackson’s emotional ‘Earth Song’ with Pulp’s anthem for the ordinary, “Common People,” complete with a four-woman backing vocal section.

02/11/2014

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Russian Police Choir Perform Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ at Olympics Opening Ceremony

Yes, it seems Vladimir Putin allowed them to stay up all night to get lucky.

02/10/2014

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‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Vampire Volleyball, The Breeders & Imagine Dragons’ ‘Radioactive’

During the first-ever daytime vampire picnic, Jessica and her new vampire lover, James, took on Jason Stackhouse and his vampire keeper, Violet, in volleyball while the Breeders’ “Cannonball” played in the background.

08/20/2013

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Florence Welch Covers Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’

Welch is no stranger to cover songs, have reinterpreted Beyonce and Icona Pop among many other artists over the years.

07/23/2013

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Backstreet’s Back: Charli XCX Covers ‘I Want It That Way’

Charli XCX is not embarrassed to admit she’s obsessed with the Backstreet Boys. In fact, she loves them so much she even tackled BSB’s 1999 monster pop hit, “I Want It That Way,” for the […]

05/22/2013

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Top 10 Taylor Swift “I Knew You Were Trouble” Covers

A few months ago it was nearly impossible to go anywhere without hearing Taylor Swift’s ever catchy “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” The first single from her new album Red, the track broke […]

01/28/2013

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‘Gangnam Style’ Gets A Capella Cover

YouTube sensations Pentatonix’s debut album features the track, plus covers of songs by Nicki Minaj, Gotye and fun.

10/04/2012

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Get Ready To Head Back To School With Gym Class Heroes And The PS 22 Choir

“Honestly, it was one of the more emotional, jaw-dropping, tear-jerking moments I’ve had in a long time,” singer Travie McCoy said.

08/24/2012

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fun. Are Enjoying A Moment In Music Where They Can Respect Other Bands

Gotye, Carly Rae Jepsen and fun. are the first group of previously unknown artists to take hold of the #1 spot, one right after the other, on Billboard’s Hot 100 in 35 years. And fun. broke one record even Adele hasn’t been able to crack.

07/26/2012

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Rita Ora On Why She Loves Gotye And Coldplay

When she covered the most depressing song of the summer, Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know,” earlier this year, it was unexpected to say the least.

07/24/2012

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Why President Obama’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Cover Got Pulled From YouTube

President Obama famously sang a few lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at a January fundraising event – a cover heard ’round the world, thanks to the power of YouTube. However, music rights management company BMG isn’t exactly pleased with the viral footage of Obama’s “Let’s Stay Together,” a song they own.

07/19/2012

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Gym Class Heroes Will Not Be Covering “Call Me Maybe”

Carly Rae Jepsen’s infectious hit may be the song of the summer that has inspired a million and one covers, but don’t expect to hear Gym Class Heroes covering it anytime soon.

06/28/2012

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Macy Gray Covers Radiohead On Letterman

Last night Macy Gray took her new covers album to the Late Show with David Letterman to share her take on Radiohead’s “Creep” with the world.

05/09/2012

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Five Great (And Five Terrible) Gotye Covers

“Somebody That I Used To Know” is the most inescapable pop song of 2012. Not only is it a great song, but it seems to be the song that everyone wants to sing. From Glee to American Idol to The Voice to The Sing Off — we’ve heard all kinds of renditions of Gotye’s signature song. And we still can’t get enough of it.

05/07/2012

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‘American Idol’ Honors the Piano Man: Watch the Best Billy Joel Covers

“American Idol” has honored everyone from Michael Jackson to Carole King in her Brill Building days on dedicated performance episodes, and last night (March 21), the Piano Man joined the ranks. The 10 contestants left […]

03/22/2012

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Beyonce And Sleigh Bells Form Admiration Society

It might seem like an unlikely pairing, a pop diva and a power rock duo, but it looks like a mutual admiration is blooming between Beyonce and Sleigh Bells. The rockers recorded an acoustic cover […]

03/09/2012

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It’s A Michael Jackson Takeover On Glee: Listen & Download Now

This week Glee roars back onto television with the most anticipated episode of the season. After much hype, we finally get to see the kids from McKinley High strut their stuff to the tunes of […]

01/31/2012

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Watch 71 Adele “Rolling in the Deep” Covers In Just 4 Minutes [VIDEO]

We’ve featured notable YouTube covers of the Adele smash hit “Rolling in the Deep” before. But never has anything like this been seen: over 70 of the best covers of “Rolling in the Deep,” patched […]

01/13/2012

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Adele, Gaga, Hall & Oates Tunes Covered On New “Mash Off” Episode of Glee – Listen & Download Now

The school musical West Side Story was a success, but now the rivalry heats up between McKinley High’s competing glee clubs. On this week’s “Mash Off” episode, rival coach Shelby Corcoran (played by guest star […]

11/15/2011

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Glee Cast Tackle Foreigner, Katy Perry on All-New “Pot O’ Gold” Episode – Listen & Download Now

Back from its baseball-imposed hiatus (thank you very much St. Louis Cardinals…), everyone’s favorite TV show hits the ground running this week with another episode featuring the brilliant and talented Brittany S. Pierce. Click through […]

11/01/2011

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What… You Never Heard Of Karmin? Fall In Love with the Adorable Musical Couple

Pop music cover-artists and YouTube sensation [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Karmin[/lastfm], were in studio today to share with us their Fresh take on today’s greatest hits. The duo consists of Nick Noonan and Amy Heidemann, who met at […]

09/25/2011

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Taylor Swift Covers Mat Kearney’s Closer To Love

Taylor Swift is a Mat Kearney fan! At a recent show in Portland, OR Taylor did an amazing cover of Mat’s “Closer To Love.” Check out the video from the concert!

09/08/2011

PS22 Kid Chorus + David Cook = Adorable

David Cook, winner of the 7th “American Idol,” met up with beloved PS22 this weekend to cover some old and new songs. The Staten Island elementary school choir has worked with numerous musicians and has […]

06/14/2011

Top 10 Coldplay Songs Covered By Other Artists

It seems like we’ve been waiting for a new Coldplay album for forever, but thankfully today the boys unleashed the first single called “Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall” from their untitled fifth album. Playing music […]

06/03/2011

An American Idol: Top 10 Songs David Cook Has Covered

Season 7 Winner of American Idol (and the next artist in our Acoustic Cafe series), [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Cook[/lastfm], just released a new video for his original song “The Last Goodbye” and announced that he was […]

05/24/2011

Top 10 Covers Of Adele’s Smash-Hit Soul Song ‘Rolling In The Deep’

Although she stays incredibly humble with her fame, British soul chanteuse [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Adele[/lastfm] has the uncanny ability to pen emotionally charged sonic narratives that perfectly describe the human condition. Her biggest example is her hit […]

05/19/2011

Lady Gaga Likes Things That Are About Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga loves herself some Lady Gaga. So much so that she has been tweeting out videos of kids doing her songs on the YouTubes. Check out this fancy snapper that Gaga tweeted out yesterday!

05/13/2011

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