1. Plan B Croons Kanye West's 'Runaway'

    November 07, 2011 12:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Blue-eyed Brit Ben Drew, aka Plan B, covers Kanye West 's "Runaway" in in this week's installment of the Mashup Mondays post-season, which has already featured Karmin , Patrick Stump , and The Band Perry cozying up to tunes outsi ...

  2. The Band Perry Turns Queen's 'Fat Bottomed Girls' Country

    October 31, 2011 5:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 After Patrick Stump's rockin' cover of Big Boi's "Shutterbug," and cover duo Karmin playing Foster The People , the Mashup Mondays post-season continues this week with The Band Perry covering countrifying Queen's " ...

  3. Karmin Pumps Up Foster The People's 'Kicks'

    October 24, 2011 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last week, the Mashup Mondays post-season kicked off with Patrick Stump's rockin' cover of Big Boi's "Shutterbug," and this week we've got another special Fall Mashup for you. Who better for a Mashup Monday than the You ...

  4. Patrick Stump Rocks Big Boi's 'Shutterbugg'

    October 17, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The official Mashup Mondays season ended last month, and the 2011 run got a great reaction -- from Grace Potter hollering down the house on Beyonce 's "Why Don't You Love Me," to Greyson Chance getting into "Empire State of ...

  5. Wonder Girls Voted Best Mashup Monday of 2011: Poll Results

    September 26, 2011 11:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last week, when we posted Parachute's take on Keri Hilson's "Pretty Girl Rock" -- the last Mashup Monday of the season -- we also posed the question, "What is the single best cover of 2011?" Among the eight amazing mont ...

  6. Poll: 2011's Best Mashup Mondays Video?

    September 19, 2011 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's been eight amazing months and 32 great Mashup Mondays videos , and it's time to wrap the 2011 run -- but not until we find out what you think was the single best cover of the whole season. There were so many inspired renditions -- fro ...

  7. Parachute Rocks Keri Hilson's "Girl"

    September 19, 2011 8:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the finale of the 2011 Mashup Mondays season, Charlottesville, Virginia's Parachute turns the super self-assured R&B strut of Keri Hilson 's "Pretty Girl Rock" into a sweet, poppy acoustic rock bounce. Photos: Parachute&# ...

  8. Shinobi Ninja Rocks Boyz II Men

    September 12, 2011 10:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 New Yorkers Shinobi Ninja transform the Philly soul of Boyz II Men 's smooth ballad "Water Runs Dry" into a rock-&-hip-hop explosion in this week's installment of Mashup Mondays. Photos: Shinobi Ninja's Mashup Behind-The ...

  9. Hanson Gets Sweet With Weezer's 'Troublemaker'

    September 05, 2011 9:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 Your eyes and ears don't deceive you. That's Hanson putting its poppy harmonic glow on Weezer' s rocking 2006 hit "Troublemaker" in this week's installment of Mashup Mondays. Photos: Hanson's Mashup Behind-The-Scen ...

  10. The Summer Set Goes Country With Blake Shelton's Honey Bee

    August 29, 2011 10:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two weeks ago, we sent out the call that The Summer Set was about to rock Mashup Mondays, but it was up to you, the reader to decide on what song the emo-pop quintet would cover. The results of the poll are in! With a choice of Counting Crows ' ...

  11. Ashlyne Huff Covers Paramore's 'Exception'

    August 22, 2011 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Ashlyne Huff may be much more used to choreography and dance pop, but the newcomer shows off her a strong acoustic side as she covers Paramore 's "The Only Exception" in this week's Mashup Mondays installment. Ashlyne Huff ...

  12. She Wants Revenge Rolls In Adele's "Deep"

    August 15, 2011 10:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 SoCal electronic/alt-rock duo She Wants Revenge takes Brit soul belter Adele 's chart topper "Rolling In The Deep" in a decidedly western direction in this week's Mashup Mondays installment. Photos: She Wants Revenge's Mashu ...

  13. What Should The Summer Set Cover For Mashup Mondays?

    August 12, 2011 5:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Summer Set , who found a loyal audience as soon as it released its debut EP "…In Color" in 2008, has come a long way since forming four years ago. The Scottsdale, Ariz. emo-pop quartet has rocked the Warped Tour, released another EP an ...

  14. Taking Back Sunday Strip Down Kanye West

    August 08, 2011 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 With some powerful singing and a pair of acoustic guitars, Taking Back Sunday turn Kanye West 's seething rap anthem "Can't Tell Me Nothing" into a soulful jam in this week's installment of Mashup Mondays. "We're b ...

  15. Wonder Girls Cover B.o.B / Bruno Mars: The Poll Winner!

    August 01, 2011 9:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 Thousands and thousands and thousands of you came to Billboard.com in recent weeks to vote on which song Korean pop sensations Wonder Girls should play for their Mashup Monday cover. It was close, but B.o.B and Bruno Mars ' hip-hop/R&B-ting ...

  16. Vanessa Carlton Explores Mumford & Sons' "Cave"

    July 25, 2011 10:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vanessa Carlton puts her keyboard where Mumford & Sons ' banjo goes as she explores their tune "Caves" in this week's installment of Mashup Mondays. Photos: Vanessa Carlton's Mashup Behind-The-Scenes Vanessa Carlton at B ...

  17. The Wombats Rock Jessie J

    July 18, 2011 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a synth and guitars, The Wombats turn Jessie J 's poppy "Price Tag" into a Brit-rock confection in this week's Mashup Mondays installment. Photos: The Wombats' Mashup Behind-The-Scenes The Wombats at Billboard "We ...

  18. Jason Reeves Folks Up Nicki Minaj

    July 11, 2011 10:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It was kinda like jumping off a cliff and seeing if I had a parachute in my back pocket" pop folkie Jason Reeves says of covering hip-hop queen Nicki Minaj 's "Moment 4 Life" for this week's Mashup Monday. Photos: Jaso ...

  19. Poll: What Should Wonder Girls Cover For Mashup Mondays?

    July 07, 2011 12:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 You have the power to pick which song Wonder Girls covers! Wonder Girls , the K-Pop sensations who graced our 21 under 21 list of music's hottest minors last fall, are bringing their effervescent vocals and energy to the Billboard studios. They ...

  20. James Blunt Warms Up To 'California Gurls'

    July 04, 2011 10:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Nothing comes close to the golden coast" this 4th of July as we turn to a Brit -- singer/songwriter James Blunt -- for a sweet nod to one of the great 50 states with his Katy Perry 's summer pop juggernaut "California Gurls" ...

  21. Yellowcard Has Its Way With Katy Perry's 'E.T.'

    June 27, 2011 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock goes pop in this week's Mashup Monday as Florida's Yellowcard puts their guitars (and violin!) to California girl Katy Perry's hit "E.T." Photos: Yellowcard's Mashup Behind-The-Scenes Yellowcard at Billboard " ...

  22. Superfan First Concert Contest: Extended to 7/8!

    June 24, 2011 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Mashup Mondays are all about musical contradictions: great musicians playing a different kind of song. Many fans have their own musical contraction: a favorite artist who they've never managed to see in concert. Billboard.com and ...

  23. Jeremih Strips Adele's 'Rumour' Down

    June 20, 2011 9:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Let the man stand up with a drum kit to his right, keys to his left, and a reverb-heavy guitar backing him up, and R&B hitmaker Jeremih has his way with the retro soul of Adele 's "Rumour Has It," in this week's Mashup Monday ...

  24. Sarah Jaffe Folks Up Robyn

    June 13, 2011 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 They may both be blonde women with cool voices, but the similarities between folk newcomer Sarah Jaffe and dance music queen Robyn don't go much further than that. Even so, Jaffe takes to her acoustic guitar to bravely bring out the lyrical bea ...

  25. The Ready Set Covers The Wallflowers

    June 06, 2011 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I'm really big into [mixing] things that are kind of dark and lyrically a little really creepy with catchy pop melodies, so that's what drew me into it," says The Ready Set's frontman Jordan Witzigreuter of the band's ...

  26. Gomez's Ben Ottewell Covers Rihanna

    May 30, 2011 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 In this week's Mashup Monday, Britain meets Barbados and rock meets R&B as Gomez singer/guitarist Ben Ottewell takes on Rihanna 's "Only Girl (In The World)," armed with only an acoustic guitar. Photos: Ben Ottewell's Ma ...

  27. Bilal Rocks 'Tainted Love'

    May 23, 2011 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 What do you get when you mix a jazzy soul rocker with a new wave classic? In this week's Mashup Monday, Philly's Bilal and his band turns Soft Cell 's early 80s hit "Tainted Love" into a fully rock-and-R&B jam complete w ...

  28. Mary Mary Covers Bruno Mars

    May 16, 2011 10:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruno Mars may be a king of the pop charts while Mary Mary have reigned on the Gospel charts, but in this week's Mashup Monday the soulful voices of the Mary Mary sisters turn Mars' hit "Just The Way You Are" into an ode of paren ...

  29. Augustana 'Dreams' Up Fleetwood Mac

    May 09, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It can be tough to match up to Stevie [Nicks] , but we found a key that makes sense and can be versatile for a man's voice," Augustana singer Dan Layus says of tackling Fleetwood Mac 's biggest hit ever, "Dreams," for ...

  30. Hooray For Earth Turns On Kanye West's 'All Of The Lights'

    May 02, 2011 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It sounds like a bunch of people went in and flipped out for a week, and then they just printed it. That's what we do so much of the time," Hooray For Earth frontman Noel Heroux says of Kanye West's latest album, "A Beautif ...

  31. Grace Potter Belts Out Beyonce

    April 25, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 " Beyoncé is becoming my hero," Grace Potter confided after leading her band, the Nocturnals, through an inspired, rootsy acoustic rendition of B's "Why Don't You Love Me," in this week's Mashup Monday. "We ju ...

  32. Dom Does Lady Gaga's 'Alejandro'

    April 18, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Everyone pop fan in the world knows Lady Gaga 's "Alejandro," but no one has ever heard it quite like this. In this week's Mashup Monday, Massachusetts rockers Dom employ falsetto, accordion and tambourine to perform Gaga's ...

  33. The Duke Spirit Remakes Robyn

    April 11, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 They may both involve European women with great voices, but Robyn's club-ready sound is a world away from The Duke Spirit 's alt-rock. That didn't stop The Duke Spirit frontwoman Leila Moss from convincing the rest of the band to pick ...

  34. Plain White T's 'Forget' Cee Lo Green

    April 04, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plain White T's use sunny acoustic guitars and falsetto harmonies to get poppy with Cee Lo Green 's catchy retro-soulful hit, "Forget You," in this week's installment of Mashup Mondays. Photos: Plain White T's Mashup Be ...

  35. Miguel Goes "Against" Britney Spears

    March 28, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I'm not sure what Britney's reaction is going to be, but I hope she digs it" says R&B songwriter Miguel of covering Ms. Spears' current hit "Hold It Against Me." Miguel's says his R&B-flavored version ...

  36. Katie Costello Keys Up Weezer

    March 21, 2011 2:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Armed with a pair of keyboards and her own delicate voice, Katie Costello reimagines Weezer's alt-rock classic, "Island In The Sun" in this week's Mashup Monday. "I thought playing it on piano and obviously being a woman sin ...

  37. Oh Land Gets Dreamy With Fleet Foxes

    March 14, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's not every day that a Danish ex-ballerina puts her ethereal voice to the swaying harmonies of a Seattle rock band, but in this week's Mashup Monday Oh Land does just that with Fleet Foxes ' "White Winter Hymnal." About a ...

  38. K. Flay Reawakens The Zombies

    March 07, 2011 9:50 AM EST 0 0 0 This week's Mashup Monday brings you a true collision of genres as American rapper K. Flay brings her sultry singing voice, rhymes, laptop and sequencer to bear on a gem from the '60s British Invasion: the Zombies ' "Time Of The ...

  39. The Rural Alberta Advantage Unplugs ABBA

    February 28, 2011 9:59 AM EST 0 0 0 The last thing you'd expect in a cover of ABBA 's bubbly 1975 pop megahit is a melancholy ballad, but that's exactly what the indie rockers The Rural Alberta Advantage had in store when they came to the Billboard studios armed with ac ...

  40. The Downtown Fiction Gets "Ironic"

    February 21, 2011 9:08 AM EST 0 0 0 This week's Mashup Monday serves up something even more meta than usual: The Downtown Fiction 's frontman Cameron Leahy is not only serving up a musical contradiction in the form of his Alanis Morissette cover; the song he chose -- "I ...

  41. Greyson Chance Is In An 'Empire State Of Mind'

    February 14, 2011 11:31 AM EST 0 0 0 Welcome to the second season of Mashup Mondays, the weekly video series where we have an artist of one genre cover a totally unexpected song from another genre. Last year, we had a lot of fun with the likes of Sara Bareilles taking on Beyonce and Ma ...

  42. Chiddy Bang Get "Happy"

    October 04, 2010 4:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the grand finale of the 2010 season of our Mashup Mondays video series, we're proud to bring you a double feature: alt-hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang doing up Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry Be Happy" and Marina and the Diamonds ...

  43. Marina & The Diamonds Put A Shine On 3Oh!3

    October 04, 2010 4:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the grand finale of the 2010 season of our Mashup Mondays video series, we're proud to bring you a double feature: Marina and the Diamonds covering "Starstrukk" by 3Oh!3 and alt-hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang doing up Bobby McFerrin' ...

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