Demi Lovato singing Hozier, Grace VanderWaal tackling Elvis and, oh, yeah, that time Ariana Grande still looked like Sam from Sam & Cat and nailed Alicia Keys… these are just a few of the covers that made our power list!
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1. Demi Lovato, “Take Me to Church”
Demi‘s cover of this song was the answer to the wishes we didn’t even know we had. Her voice was made for these high notes, and she takes a challenging, soulful melody and not only nails it, but brings a new level of emotion and raw talent to it.
2. Justin Bieber, “With You”
OMG, it’s Baby Bieber! Justin Bieber‘s Chris Brown cover was his first Youtube video to go viral, and in many ways it marked the beginning of his career. Watch him croon with ease at such a young age, and become a fan all over again.
3. Miley Cyrus, “Jolene”
This is one of the best covers we’ve ever heard. Miley Cyrus is at her strongest here, showing off the rasp and lower octaves to her voice. She brings a new depth and uncanny raw emotion to her godmother’s song.
This was back when Dove and Ryan were The Girl and the Dreamcatcher. This cover in particular is perfectly suited for Dove‘s pure, sugary voice, and neither of them miss a note for the duration of the sweet Tangled song.
5. Ariana Grande, “If I Ain’t Got You”
Just in case you need reminder No. 2,935,092 that Ariana has PIPES. From time to time we forget just how powerful this woman’s voice is, and then we hear a cover like this and we remember. Oh, do we remember.
6. Grace VanderWaal, “I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You”
This tender Elvis song is perfectly suited for Grace‘s gentle, nuanced voice, and for her ukelele playing.
7. Shawn Mendes, “Thinking Out Loud”
We love Ed Sheeran, so we’re certainly not saying that Shawn covers this song better than Ed does. But, wow, he does an exquisite job.
Okay, the only thing better than a Miley song or an Ariana song is a Miley-and-Ariana song! These incredible women make our wildest dreams come true with this gorgeous cover of “Don’t Dream It’s Over.” Wearing animal onesies. If you don’t watch for their pitch-perfect harmonizations, please watch for the part where they miss their lead in because they’re complimenting each other.