Between re-recordings and live performances, covers have always been part of the repertoire of artists, as it gives room for the singers to try something that normally wouldn't do, and experiment with other genres and styles.
In 2014, some of the biggest hits were re-recorded in unexpected versions as the acoustic performance of Beyoncé’s "XO" by John Mayer, and the radical change of Kasabian in the hit "Fancy (Feat. Charli XCX)" by Iggy Azalea.
Check below last year's ten unforgettable covers:
Taylor Swift - "Riptide" (Vance Joy):
Ed Sheeran - "Stay With Me" (Sam Smith):
Sam Smith - "How Will I Know" (Whitney Houston):
Demi Lovato - "Give Me Love" (Ed Sheeran):
John Mayer - "XO" (Beyoncé):
Aretha Franklin - "Rolling In The Deep"
Lorde - "Don't Tell 'Em (Feat. YG)" (Jeremih):
Miley Cyrus - "Look What They've Done To My Song" (studio version) ( Melanie Safka ):
Maroon 5 - "Happy (Live Lounge)" (Pharrell Williams):
Kasabian - "Fancy" (Iggy Azalea):