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Forever The Sickest Kids Turn Rihanna’s “We Found Love” Into Hard Rock Jam [Exclusive]

As part of Fearless Records’ Punk Goes Pop #5 compilation, Texas hard rock band Forever The Sickest Kids tear down and rebuild Rihanna dance smash “We Found Love.”

10/26/2012

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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.

10/05/2012

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Macy Gray To Cover Stevie Wonder’s ‘Talking Book’ Album

Forty years ago this October, Stevie Wonder released one of his most classic albums to date, “Talking Book,” which featured No. 1 hits like “Superstition” and “You Are the Sunshine of My Life.” Now raspy-voiced R&B singer Macy Gray is releasing her own take on it

09/20/2012

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Get Ready To Head Back To School With Gym Class Heroes and Staten Island’s 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.

07/27/2012

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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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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

Carrie Underwood visits the Fresh 102.7 studios in NYC - April 27, 2012. Photo: Joe Cingrana for CBS Radio / Fresh 102.7

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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