Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

WATCH: Boyz II Men Have Staying Power with “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday”

Boyz II Men showed us that they’re not saying goodbye to anything with this soulful acoustic version of their hit “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday,” performed recently at the SiriusXM studios in New York. Sitting simply on … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

WATCH: Boyz II Men Have Staying Power with “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday”

Boyz II Men showed us that they’re not saying goodbye to anything with this soulful acoustic version of their hit “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday,” performed recently at the SiriusXM studios in New York. Sitting simply on … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Awkward Birds and Bees Talks: The One Direction Edition

Sure, we’ve all gotten “the talk” from mom and/or dad, but when you’re one of the biggest bands in the world, beloved by millions (and millions, and millions) of girls, you run the risk of other adults trying to give … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Awkward Birds and Bees Talks: The One Direction Edition

Sure, we’ve all gotten “the talk” from mom and/or dad, but when you’re one of the biggest bands in the world, beloved by millions (and millions, and millions) of girls, you run the risk of other adults trying to give … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: Ed Sheeran Covers Rihanna’s “We Found Love” Live

Ed Sheeran stopped by the SiriusXM studios with his acoustic guitar to perform this touching rendition of Rihanna’s smash hit, “We Found Love.”

Music, Pop

WATCH: Ed Sheeran Covers Rihanna’s “We Found Love” Live

Ed Sheeran stopped by the SiriusXM studios with his acoustic guitar to perform this touching rendition of Rihanna’s smash hit, “We Found Love.”

Country, Music, Pop

WATCH: The Soul of Townes Van Zandt Lives in Ryan Bingham in “To Live is to Fly” Cover

Singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham, who wrote “The Weary Kind” from the film Crazy Heart, dropped by the SiriusXM studios in New York City and delivered this cover version of the Townes Van Zandt classic, “To Live is to Fly.” Check out … Continued

Country, Music, Pop

WATCH: The Soul of Townes Van Zandt Lives in Ryan Bingham in “To Live is to Fly” Cover

Singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham, who wrote “The Weary Kind” from the film Crazy Heart, dropped by the SiriusXM studios in New York City and delivered this cover version of the Townes Van Zandt classic, “To Live is to Fly.” Check out … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

WATCH: Conor Maynard Tames Nicki Minaj with Acoustic “Starships” Cover

British pop crooner Conor Maynard added his earthy, dulcet tones to the wacky world of Nicki Minaj with this cover of Minaj’s “Starships.” It was an intimate, acoustic moment at the SiriusXM studios and Hits 1 was there to record … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

WATCH: Conor Maynard Tames Nicki Minaj with Acoustic “Starships” Cover

British pop crooner Conor Maynard added his earthy, dulcet tones to the wacky world of Nicki Minaj with this cover of Minaj’s “Starships.” It was an intimate, acoustic moment at the SiriusXM studios and Hits 1 was there to record … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

The Spectrum: 28 Best Songs of 2012

1. The Lumineers – Ho Hey 2. Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait 3. Alabama Shakes – Hold On 4. The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling 5. ZZ Ward – Put The Gun Down 6. Jack White – Love Interruption 7. The Avett … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

The Spectrum: 28 Best Songs of 2012

1. The Lumineers – Ho Hey 2. Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait 3. Alabama Shakes – Hold On 4. The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling 5. ZZ Ward – Put The Gun Down 6. Jack White – Love Interruption 7. The Avett … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

The Pulse: Top 30 of 2012

From Gotye and P!nk to Gavin DeGraw, Imagine Dragons and Green River Ordinance, it was a hell of a year in pop and rock music, and The Pulse was giving it to you every step of the way. Gotye’s “Somebody … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

The Pulse: Top 30 of 2012

From Gotye and P!nk to Gavin DeGraw, Imagine Dragons and Green River Ordinance, it was a hell of a year in pop and rock music, and The Pulse was giving it to you every step of the way. Gotye’s “Somebody … Continued

Music, Pop

SiriusXM Hits1: Top #1 Songs of 2012

After stellar live performances from the likes of One Direction and Bruno Mars, in-studio interviews with the top stars of the moment and the daily hijinks of the Morning Mash-Up WutchuWant Crew, SiriusXM Hits1 closed out the year with their list of all … Continued

Music, Pop

SiriusXM Hits1: Top #1 Songs of 2012

After stellar live performances from the likes of One Direction and Bruno Mars, in-studio interviews with the top stars of the moment and the daily hijinks of the Morning Mash-Up WutchuWant Crew, SiriusXM Hits1 closed out the year with their list of all … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: One Republic Finds a Lotta “Love” with Acoustic Rihanna Cover

Colorado’s One Republic pulled a fast one on us when they incorporated Rihanna’s hit anthem “We Found Love” into an acoustic version of their breakout single “Apologize” live in the Hits 1 studios. Anything can happen here at SiriusXM – … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: One Republic Finds a Lotta “Love” with Acoustic Rihanna Cover

Colorado’s One Republic pulled a fast one on us when they incorporated Rihanna’s hit anthem “We Found Love” into an acoustic version of their breakout single “Apologize” live in the Hits 1 studios. Anything can happen here at SiriusXM – … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: We Want More of The Wanted. Acoustic Performance of “Iris” by the Goo Goo Dolls

Megapop Brit band The Wanted brought the hits of the ’90s back to Hits 1 when they performed this richly layered, acoustic cover of the Goo Goo Dolls’ “Iris” for lucky listeners in the SiriusXM studios. Sometimes it’s just as … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: We Want More of The Wanted. Acoustic Performance of “Iris” by the Goo Goo Dolls

Megapop Brit band The Wanted brought the hits of the ’90s back to Hits 1 when they performed this richly layered, acoustic cover of the Goo Goo Dolls’ “Iris” for lucky listeners in the SiriusXM studios. Sometimes it’s just as … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

WATCH: Nelly Furtado “Feels So Close” to You in Acoustic Calvin Harris Cover

Nelly Furtado brought her sultry tones into the SiriusXM studios to perform an acoustic rendition of Calvin Harris’s “Feels So Close” on SiriusXM Hits 1. Hear Nelly’s intimate live delivery – it’s like she’s singing right in your ear!

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

WATCH: Nelly Furtado “Feels So Close” to You in Acoustic Calvin Harris Cover

Nelly Furtado brought her sultry tones into the SiriusXM studios to perform an acoustic rendition of Calvin Harris’s “Feels So Close” on SiriusXM Hits 1. Hear Nelly’s intimate live delivery – it’s like she’s singing right in your ear!

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Karmin Kill It with Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” Live Acoustic Performance

The best covers happen when artists bring their own essence into a song. This is what happened at the SiriusXM Hits 1 studios in New York when duo Karmin performed their acoustic version of the Gotye hit “Somebody That I … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Karmin Kill It with Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” Live Acoustic Performance

The best covers happen when artists bring their own essence into a song. This is what happened at the SiriusXM Hits 1 studios in New York when duo Karmin performed their acoustic version of the Gotye hit “Somebody That I … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: fun. Bring the Pop to Country with Cover of Lady Antebellum’s “We Owned the Night”

Indie pop meets country pop in the SiriusXM studios as fun. cover the Lady Antebellum song “We Owned the Night.” Check out their emotional, acoustic version from this visit to SiriusXM’s Alt Nation and Hits 1 in New York.

Music, Pop

WATCH: fun. Bring the Pop to Country with Cover of Lady Antebellum’s “We Owned the Night”

Indie pop meets country pop in the SiriusXM studios as fun. cover the Lady Antebellum song “We Owned the Night.” Check out their emotional, acoustic version from this visit to SiriusXM’s Alt Nation and Hits 1 in New York.

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Ingrid Michaelson Sings with Herself in Cover of R.E.M.’s “Nightswimming”

How’d she do that? Ingrid Michaelson was her own band for a recent performance in the SiriusXM studios. Using a sampler, Michaelson built a full choir right before our eyes for this inventive interpretation of a favorite R.E.M. song.

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Ingrid Michaelson Sings with Herself in Cover of R.E.M.’s “Nightswimming”

How’d she do that? Ingrid Michaelson was her own band for a recent performance in the SiriusXM studios. Using a sampler, Michaelson built a full choir right before our eyes for this inventive interpretation of a favorite R.E.M. song.

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Sugarcubes’ “Birthday” Celebrated in New Cover by The Drums

Brooklyn indie band The Drums made a special appearance in the SiriusXM U studios in New York to perform their acoustic version of the Sugarcubes’ haunting classic “Birthday.” Listen to proof that a great song always stands the test of … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Sugarcubes’ “Birthday” Celebrated in New Cover by The Drums

Brooklyn indie band The Drums made a special appearance in the SiriusXM U studios in New York to perform their acoustic version of the Sugarcubes’ haunting classic “Birthday.” Listen to proof that a great song always stands the test of … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Train Gives Acoustic Re-Take of Rihanna’s “Umbrella”

You wouldn’t normally put ‘90s rockers Train together with Pop/R&B goddess Rihanna, but this cover of her hit “Umbrella” proves that a good voice and a good song equals a good jam, no matter who the artist is. Check it out.

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Train Gives Acoustic Re-Take of Rihanna’s “Umbrella”

You wouldn’t normally put ‘90s rockers Train together with Pop/R&B goddess Rihanna, but this cover of her hit “Umbrella” proves that a good voice and a good song equals a good jam, no matter who the artist is. Check it out.

Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

John Legend Does Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes’ “Wake Up”

John Legend got up close and personal for SiriusXM “Heart & Soul” when he performed this emotional cover of the Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes classic, “Wake Up.” Check out this big message delivered by a big talent of … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

John Legend Does Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes’ “Wake Up”

John Legend got up close and personal for SiriusXM “Heart & Soul” when he performed this emotional cover of the Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes classic, “Wake Up.” Check out this big message delivered by a big talent of … Continued

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