Six Awesome Covers From Saturday's Hot 100 Festival: Who Took on Nick Jonas and Beyonce?

Natalie La Rose Hot 100 Festival 2015
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Natalie La Rose performs during Billboard Hot 100 Festival - Day 1 at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on Aug. 22, 2015 in Wantagh, New York.

Just because Beyoncé couldn't make it to Billboard's inaugural Hot 100 Fest didn't mean concertgoers didn't get to hear a little bit of Bey echoing through Nikon at Jones Beach Theater. Yesterday (Aug. 22), a variety of covers got busted out by the day's myriad performers. We bet you didn't think you were going to hear any Zeppelin, either!

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Here are six unexpected covers we caught at the fest: 

1. Toward the end of his headlining set, the Weeknd covered Beyoncé's "Drunk In Love" to a rousing reception from the packed Jones Beach crowd. 

2. ZZ Ward delivered a rocking' cover of Nick Jonas' "Chains" during her evening set on the Samsung Level Stage. And it wasn't the only cover from his 2014 self-titled album… 

3. During the next set on the same stage, Natalie La Rose added a downtempo cover of Jonas' "Jealous" into her after-dark set.

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4. Australian singer-songwriter Conrad Sewell worked a bit of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" into his own "Hold Me Up" on the Samsung Level Stage.

5. Markam added a medley of Led Zeppelin covers to their set, featuring "Whole Lotta Love," "Good Times Bad Times" and "The Ocean." 

6. Justin covering Justin: Justin Baron covered Justin Timberlake's "Cry Me a River" mashed up with Destiny's Child's "Say My Name" during his 2 p.m. Hot 100 Stage set.

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