This is really irresistible. In honor of E! Network’s Oscars coverage, Janelle Monae covered English rocker Robert Palmer’s 1988 smash “Simply Irresistible.” The “Electric Lady” is one of four different artists E! asked to be part of their “Live From The Red Carpet” soundtrack. Charli XCX, Fitz & The Tantrums, and The Royal Concept also […]

Just a day after the Beyonce-inspired soundbite website,, was discovered, the good folks over at BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge release Cali trio Haim’s cover of Beyonce’s controversial song “XO.” With their instruments in hand, Danielle, Alana, and Este stripped down the Ryan Tedder and The-Dream-produced track to an acoustic ballad. With her bass […]

If you’re having a shitty day, please stop everything you’re doing right now and watch the video above. Have you finished watching? Is your day now better? It is? OK, great. Over the past 11 years, R. Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)” has been our nation’s triumphant party anthem and has created an entire generation of individuals […]

We like this. Ellie Goulding adds a haunting flavor to James Blake‘s “Life Round Here” track. Receiving some help from rising femcee Angel Haze, Ellie and Angel get gritty on the Noah Breakfast-produced track. “Part time love is the life round here, we’re never done/ everything feels like a touchdown on a rainy day,” sings […]

This touched our hearts, we just had to share. Yesterday, Alicia Keys surprised fans by releasing a previously recorded cover of PM Dawn’s 1992 song “I’d Die Without You” exclusively on her new site, AK Vault. A. Keys recorded the cover back in 2007 and today, the family of Prince BE – PM Dawn’s lead singer – are extending their […]

Don’t know how Eminem is going to feel about this, but T-Swift did the damn thing. Feeling inspired by Eminem, Taylor Swift decided to cover his smash hit “Lose Yourself” during her visit to The Danger Show on Froggy Radio in Pittsburgh. This isn’t the first time the “I Knew You Were Trouble” singer covered Eminem, […]

As polarizing as Miley Cyrus is, the girl has talent. Miley stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge earlier today to cover Lana Del Rey’s popular pop hit “Summertime Sadness.” Leaving her rap alter-ego at home, Miley channeled her country roots as she belted out Lana’s melancholy lyrics. We have to give credit where credit […]

Mayer Hawthorne is feeling royal. The LA-based singer/songwriter covers New Zealand newcomer Lorde’s smash hit “Royals.” The “Her Favorite Song” singer covered Lorde’s breakout track during VEVO’s Unexpected Covers series. The cover was so well-received, that Mayer decided to officially record his own funky rendition of the anti-pop anthem. Over the summer, Mayer released his album, […]

JoJo loves the throwbacks. Late last year, the singer covered Andre 3000’s classic “Prototype.” Now, there’s new footage of her covering an even older classic. Last night, during an appearance at Club Red in Tempe, Arizona, the singer ended her show by singing SWV’s all-time classic ballad, “Weak.”  It was great performance by JoJo, one that the crowd seemed […]

Oh, this is awesome. HAIM stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge to cover Miley Cyrus’ new single “Wrecking Ball.” The 20-year-old pop star just released the director’s cut version of her new video, so it comes as no surprise that one of Miley’s new singles would pop up on the Radio 1 Live Lounge […]

Justin Timberlake is taking it back to the old school. This was a busy weekend for Justin Timberlake. The “Take Back The Night” singer performed at iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas and he’s been promoting his forthcoming new album non-stop. Before he headed to “Sin City,” Justin performed a cool ass cover of The Jackson […]

Jessie J is so soulful. UK singer/songwriter Jessie J stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge to cover one of her favorite songs of the moment Taylor Swift’s smash hit “I Knew You Were Trouble.” The “Wild” singer added her soulful vocals on the pop track, but instead of keeping the pop rock vibe, Jessie […]