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Khalid

Khalid Doesn’t Disappoint In Tracy Chapman ‘Fast Car’ Cover

Genres 06:46AM EDT

Khalid performed a heartfelt version of Tracy Chapman's 1988 hit 'Fast Car' on BBC Radio 1's 'Live Lounge'. The young singer also performed his hit song 'Location.'READ MORE

Foo Fighters' Sonic Highway World Tour Featuring Gary Clark Jr. At The Forum

Top 5 Late Night TV Music Performances of 2015: Adele, Foo Fighters, Beach House and More

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Late night TV talk shows have always been fertile ground for great musical performances, and this year proved no different. From the Foo Fighters' touching farewell for David Letterman to Adele's Roots accompanied kiddie instrument cover of "Hello" on The Tonight Show, 2015 was filled with its fair share of great gigs. Here are some of our standout picks featuring Kendrick Lamar, Tracy Chapman and Beach House.READ MORE

Screen Still from Video by Chapin White of Manic Focus @ The Intersection in Grand Rapids 9-18-15 via the artist's YouTube

Tracy Chapman's 'Give Me One Reason' Remixed by Manic Focus [LISTEN]

Buzz 09:07AM EDT

Electronic artist Manic Focus (aka John "JmaC" McCarten) has just released a bootleg remix of Tracy Chapman's "Give Me One Reason," giving the 90s hit a funky electro-soul makeover. "Give Me One Reason (Manic Focus Remix)" premiered last week on This Song Is Sick and is available for free download via Manic Focus' Soundcloud; you can give it a listen below.READ MORE

David Letterman

David Letterman Final 'Late Show' Guests Include Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band & More

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David Letterman is in his final weeks as the host of The Late Show. Now the final guest list for the show's final 28 episodes have been revealed, Entertainment Weekly reports. On the music side of things, guests include Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Iron & Wine, Tracy Chapman and Mumford & Sons, among others.READ MORE

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson Nails Tracy Chapman's "Give Me One Reason" [WATCH]

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Kelly Clarkson known for her powerful voice showcased her skills by covering the extremely soulful melody, Tracy Chapman's "Give Me One Reason."READ MORE

New Year's Eve at Time Square.

7 Renditions of "The Promise" to Celebrate Your New Year's Resolution: Bruce Springsteen, When In Rome, Tracy Chapman and More

Buzz 15:26PM EDT

Ugh, Day one of a new year. By this point we've already broken our new year's resolution, if only to recover from the hangover we're enduring to last year's last minute binge. Congratulations to you if you actually come through and accomplish your goals for 2015. Plenty of bands have made a promise, or "The Promise" to be specific. Here are a few examples, from Bruce Springsteen to When In Rome.READ MORE

Lorde at BBC Radio 1

10 Best Cover Songs Of 2014: Lorde, Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus, And More [LISTEN]

Buzz 16:41PM EDT

Because cover songs don't garner nearly as much traction on the radio or the charts as they once did, artists these days treat them more like fun little experiments, where they can try out things they normally wouldn't on one of their albums or original singles. This has resulted in plenty of inventive and fascinating covers, especially this past year. Here are the year's 10 best cover songs (in no particular order).READ MORE

Sam Smith

Sam Smith Covers Tracy Chapman: Hear 'Stay With Me' Singer Perform 'Fast Car' [LISTEN]

Genres 16:58PM EDT

On BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge, British R&B star Sam Smith performed a low-key cover of Tracy Chapman’s 1988 hit “Fast Car,” which you can check out below. Instead of copying the original’s poignant acoustic guitar arrangement, the “Stay With Me” singer went for a more minimalist, jazzy approach featuring acoustic bass, piano, and spare electric guitar.READ MORE

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