“Shake It Off” To The 5 Best Taylor Swift Covers On YouTube

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Taylor Swift unleashed the video for “Shake It Off” during her Yahoo livestream last month and since then, everyone has taken a stab at recording their own cover on YouTube. But it’s YouTube so there are many incredible ones and many that need a little more practice. Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up the five best covers out right now that will inspire you to shake off your nerves and try to create your own.

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Top 20 Countdown: Jim Shearer And Ethan Fixell Break Down Hit Song Lyrics

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Ever sat down and really paid attention to the lyrics of your favorite songs? You may be surprised at some of the awkward things you are singing about in the shower or worse– in a car stuck in traffic with your windows all the way down. It happens to the best of us. Leave it to host Jim Shearer and special guest comedian Ethan Fixell to decipher the lyrics to “Rude” by MAGIC!, “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor and more in this week’s hilarious episode of Top 20 Countdown.

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Rocka Rolla Turns 40: Judas Priest Reflect On Their Debut Album

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40 years ago today, Judas Priest came shrieking out of turntable speakers for the very first time with their debut disc, Rocka Rolla. Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner discussed the band’s first studio outing recently when they stopped by VH1 headquarters.

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The Sonic Evolution Of Wiz Khalifa: The Road To Blacc Hollywood

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It’s only natural that an artist’s music evolves over the course of his career, but Cameron Jibril Thomaz -better known as Wiz Khalifa- has gone through a drastic transformation. Since his 2006 release of his debut album Show and Prove, Khalifa introduced himself as a gritty Pittsburgh rapper ready to claim the throne. Today, Wiz sits comfortably at the top with his first number one albumBlacc Hollywood. Listening to a 19-year-old kid from the streets of “Pistolvania,” Khalifa’s voice is almost unrecognizable as today’s light hearted rapper and lover of Ms. Mary Jane. To understand his evolution, we must start from the beginning in a track-by-track comparison of Wiz then and now.

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