On Gear Live: A Deep-Dive Conversation with Samsung about Powering the Future of Innovation

Latest Gear Live Videos


It’s been two years since that ubiquitous “Chocolate Rain” video first came into our lives, but we haven’t seen the last of Tay Zonday.

This time around, the YouTube celebrity lends his deep vocals to a classic Christmas tune: “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.”

Read More | TMZ

Gallery: VIDEO: Chocolate Rain Star Covers Grinch Song


Advertisement


Miley Cyrus might not be familiar with Jay-Z tracks, but she definitely knows her Poison. According to the pop singer’s mother (yes, Miley - I called you a pop star), the 17-year-old is in the process of recording a Bret Michaels-penned classic: “Every Rose Has Its Thorn.”

Although Cyrus wasn’t even born during the band’s heydey, she says her first non-Billy Ray concert was a Poison performance in Nashville.

If the rumors are true, Michaels will even assist Miley on the song with his own guitar playing.

Read More | People

Gallery: Miley Cyrus Takes on Poison Cover


Susan Boyle's I Dreamed a DreamUPDATE: Boyle has also set a record for the US charts with the biggest first-week tally of 2009.

Reality star is no longer just an internet sensation—she’s a true chart topper.

The 48-year-old Britain’s Got Talent competitor just saw her new album reach #1. Approximately 410,000 units of I Dreamed a Dream were purchased making it the quickest selling CD in Britain this year. Boyle’s entry also had the highest sales for any debut week in UK history.

“Wild Horses,” Susan’s cover of the famous Rolling Stones tune, also entered the charts with a 9th place ranking.

Read More | Billboard

Gallery: Susan Boyle Tops UK Charts



Ladies and gents— for today’s piece of mindless enjoyment, we present to you Queen’s “,” as covered by the Muppets.

Just sit back and enjoy because, as you know, “nothing really matters but…moi.”

Read More | The Live Feed

Gallery: Cover of the Day: Muppets Take on Bohemian Rhapsody


Fall Out Boy have decided not to continue performing “Beat It” - a rendition they recorded with John Mayer last year - in light of ‘s death.

“We never got the chance to meet him. I don’t even know if he heard it. We kind of recorded it on a whim, like, nine months before he passed away,” bassist Pete Wentz revealed. “We’ve decided not to play it anymore. It’s his song, you know? We put it on the record because we did a video for it, but it’s definitely his song.”

Wentz - who writes most of the group’s lyrics - also admitted that he takes great care when choosing the band’s infamously long song titles, but never reveals them until the last minute.

“Lyrics are just like spring cleaning; it just dumps out of my head and leaves Patrick to put it together. Song titles are all inside jokes or references to the songs. They’re not random,” he revealed. “I choose them at the last minute before the record goes to print and then it just pisses everybody off.”

Gallery: Fall Out Boy Retire Michael Jackson Cover


WestlifeMark Feehily says he’s fed up of people criticizing Westlife for doing cover songs. The 29-year-old vocalist said he was annoyed his group - who have had 14 number one hits and sold more than 43 million records sold worldwide - were “misunderstood.”

“Our record company, they don’t want to take risks, so they are happier to do more ,” the “Flying Without Wings” vocalist claimed. “To anyone who criticizes what we do, we actually do a lot of original pop songs and a lot of our best songs, a lot of our number one singles are actually original pop songs.”

Although Feehily did admit the group has done “too many covers,” their newest single, “What About Now,” is actually a song originally done by , the American Idol contestant. “It’s a cover in the way that it’s been recorded by another artist but it’s not a cover in the way ‘Mandy’ was, in that it’s been a massive hit already,” Mark explained.

Westlife’s upcoming album, Where We Are, will be released in a few weeks.

Gallery: Westlife’s Latest Cover Song



There’s just something about fish that gets singing.

Earlier this year, the Comedy Central program turned Kanye West’s “Heartless” into a song about gay fish. Now a Lady Gaga track is getting its turn.

Last night, the hit “Poker Face” was incorporated into an episode titled “Whale Whores.” Since the show wasn’t actually an attack on Lady Gaga (the program had its sights set on Animal Planet’s Whale Wars), I think she should consider this an honor.

Read More | Perez Hilton

Gallery: South Park Covers Lady Gaga



‘s already covered Kanye West, so why not Britney Spears?

At a recent concert for the students at Cincinnati’s Seton High (those lucky girls won a contest), the American Idol winner performed what is reportedly one of his favorite shower songs.

Now we know what “...Baby One More Time” might sound like if we were lucky enough to be trapped in a bathroom with the cutie.

Read More | Entertainment Weekly

Gallery: Kris Allen Covers Britney Spears



One day after hitting the stage, Kelly Clarkson joined in on a cover of another diva’s song.

Although they were forced to read the lyrics off their cell phones, this acoustic version of Miley Cyrus’ “The Climb” with backup singers Jill Pickering and Kate Rapier (otherwise known as singing duo JillandKate) is absolutely beautiful.

Read More | Perez Hilton

Gallery: Kelly Clarkson Joins JillandKate on Miley Cyrus’ The Climb



Move on over, HSM. A new bunch of high school singers will soon be getting their own CDs.

On November 3, Columbia Records will unveil Glee: The Music, Volume 1—the first album in a planned series of releases. The soundtrack, based on the new FOX show, will be comprised of songs to be heard during the freshman season.

Click to continue reading Glee Soundtracks Coming Your Way

Read More | Hollywood Reporter

Gallery: Glee Soundtracks Coming Your Way


Advertisement

{solspace:toolbar}