Tegan & Sara are more known for indie rock than pop, yet they've been influenced over the years by Cyndi Lauper. Watch as they sing the Lauper's "Time After Time" and explain how the 1984 song changed the big picture in their musical careers.
Etta James was known for hits like "At Last," but ZZ Ward connected with one of the legend's lesser known hits, "Waiting For Charlie (To Come Home)." Watch her perform the song in this installment of our Women In Music-themed Candid Covers series.
Alanis Morisette's "Ironic" helped change the big picture in Melanie Fiona's musical journey when she was young -- "It really made me pay attention to the art of storytelling," she says. Watch her sing the 1996 song in her Billboard Candid Covers session.
"We didn't invent this -- this rock 'n' roll thing," Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon joked, explaining why the band chose to sing the Animals' "The House of the Rising Sun" for their Billboard Candid Covers Session.
When South African rock trio Civil Twilight moved to L.A., one of their first gigs sent them into the desert, where they fell in love with Beck's "The Golden Age" as they listend to his "Sea Change" album along the way.