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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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Celine Dion Shows Adele Some Diva Love

Adele is a modern day pop diva. She swept the Grammys, her album 21 has sold over 22 million copies worldwide – plus she’s the definition of fabulousity. Life can’t get any better for the […]

06/12/2012

What Do Alice Cooper & Lady Gaga Have In Common?

They’re both costume-wearing, heavily-made-up music stars who let their freak flags fly and wholly shock their devotees in concert. When you think of it that way, Alice Cooper and Lady Gaga are cut from the […]

06/11/2012

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Florence And the Machine Cover Talking Heads’ “Wild Wild Life” Dressed As Wildlife

Covering the Talking Heads is practically a rite of passage for indie rock bands these days. After all, the influential ’80s new wave band did inspire Radiohead’s name and got a nod from U2 in […]

05/22/2012

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Fun. Cover Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” With Special Guest

Even though fun. and Paramore‘s Hayley Williams were thousands of miles apart, the two managed to come together for a cover of Gotye‘s “Somebody That I Used To Know.” Yesterday while in London at BBC Radio […]

05/16/2012

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The Killers Cover Raspberries’ 1972 Hit “Go All The Way” In Tim Burton Film

Dark Shadows had a respectable opening weekend at the box office and may have rock group The Killers to thank. The second most popular movie in theaters this weekend, Dark Shadows features the band covering […]

05/14/2012

Macy Gray performs onstage at The Advocate 45th Presented by Lexus. Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Advocate

Macy Gray Covers Radiohead On Letterman

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

05/09/2012

Gotye @ 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Coachella

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 […]

05/07/2012

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“American Idol”: ’60s Theme Inspires Nostalgic Covers, Little Steven Serves As Mentor

On last night’s American Idol, the remaining contestants were tasked with two different yet at times overlapping challenges when it came to song choices. First, the top five covered songs celebrating the 1960s, with renditions […]

05/03/2012

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Heart Releases Rarities And More In Boxset

Heart is back, but not with new music. Ann and Nancy Wilson are revisiting their past with three discs of original material that includes rarities, demo versions, live takes and even pre-Heart tracks.

04/26/2012

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