Stop/Watch

by (@Bosnaud)

Watch James Bay Keep His Cool Against The Clock In The Stop/Watch Challenge

Meet James Bay, the newest addition to our talented You Oughta Know collective. Just like many YOK newbies before him, we put James to the test with the Stop/Watch Challenge. The British vocalist makes light work of the task—with a quick but impassioned performance of his hit UK single “Hold Back The River.”

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by (@alixmarie11)

George Ezra Launches His You Oughta Know Campaign By Making Us All Swoon In 60 Seconds

We gave our newest You Oughta Know artist George Ezra the greatest test of all: the VH1 Stop/Watch Challenge. And he nailed it! We get all we really need in this stripped down version of his song “Budapest.” George Ezra has no need to get fancy with his performance, just a simple guitar and his sultry voice.

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by (@alixmarie11)

Jack Antonoff Strips Down Bleachers’ “I Wanna Get Better” In This Stop/Watch Challenge

This month’s You Oughta Know artists Bleachers are known for their over-the-top sound and larger-than-life stage presence. Well, for our 60 second Stop/Watch challenge, Jack Antonoff gave us a stripped down version of the popular Bleachers hit “I Wanna Get Better”, and it proves the rule that sometimes less is MORE!

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by (@alixmarie11)

Chill Out With The Soulful Stylings Of YOK Artist Avery*Sunshine’s STOP/WATCH Performance


One minute. A complete song. This is our Stop/Watch challenge. We grab the greatest names in music and ask them to perform their biggest hit in a matter of a minute. Some falter when they step onto our stage, but others soar. Avery*Sunshine is one who took the challenge like a champ and sang her song “Call My Name” in 20 seconds flat. You go girl!

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