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Icona Pop Will Cry If They Want To In New Remix Of ‘My Party’

Icona Pop sings of mixed-up parties on this Leslie Gore tribute featuring Brooklyn rapper Zebra Katz.

08/28/2013

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Miley Cyrus Covers Godmother Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’

In what looks like just a fun, summertime jam session, Miley Cyrus recorded a performance of the Dolly Parton song “Jolene” for her Backyard Sessions video series.

01/03/2013

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‘Glee’ Recreate ‘Grease’ In Latest Episode

‘Grease’ is definitely the word.

11/14/2012

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OneRepublic Admit They Love Cover Songs

“Somehow picking the songs we cover is the hardest part of being in this band,” guitarist Drew Brown said.

08/22/2012

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Ben Howard Does A Moody Cover Of Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’

If you’re tired of the original “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen, then it’s time to check out this new cover by Ben Howard. An up and coming artist from the UK, Howard’s music […]

07/09/2012

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Carrie Underwood Covers Coldplay During Royal Albert Hall Debut

Carrie Underwood has been taking the U.K. by storm, making new fans, giving interviews (some controversial), popping by 10 Downing Street, doing touristy stuff, and attending parties. And on Thursday night (June 20) she made […]

06/22/2012

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Gavin Degraw On Covering Kenny Chesney At 2011 CMT Awards

We’re all suckers for a good cover song. Whether it’s a country version of Adele’s “Someone Like You” or the leader of the free world taking on Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit “Call Me Maybe” – it’s always interesting to see how artists tackle the work of their peers. Last year, country star Kenny Chesney personally asked Gavin DeGraw to perform a cover of his song “Somewhere With You” at the 2011 CMT Artists of the Year ceremony. In a recent interview with Jim & Kim, DeGraw said he took on the challenge without realizing what he was getting himself into.

06/20/2012

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Fleetwood Mac Gets A Tribute Album Featuring Marianne Faithfull, MGMT, Best Coast & More

Fleetwood Mac is a band often name-checked by other acts, and now those influenced by the ’70s rockers will put their money where their mouth is. A tribute album to Fleetwood Mac, titled Just Tell Me That You Want Me after the lyric from the band’s “Tusk,” will be released August 14 on Hear Music/Concord.

06/19/2012

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Usher Gets Funky On Bass; Covers “Pumped Up Kicks”

For those of you who have a mutual affection for both R&B and indie pop, get ready for a pleasant surprise. Usher was across the pond at BBC Radio 1 for a Live Lounge Special when he decided to get funky on bass while covering Foster The People’s “Pumped Up Kicks.”

06/13/2012

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