YouTube sensations Pentatonix’s debut album features the track, plus covers of songs by Nicki Minaj, Gotye and fun.
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
“Honestly, it was one of the more emotional, jaw-dropping, tear-jerking moments I’ve had in a long time,” singer Travie McCoy said.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.”