Check out these singing talent show auditions that did it better than the ORIGINAL! Featuring performances from X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and America’s Got Talent! Which cover did you think was best?
Watch These 7 Talent Show Auditions And Judge For Yourself
1. Dancing On My Own by Calum Scott on Britain’s Got Talent
Calum appears nervous as he takes to the stage after his sister Jade fails to win the Judges. The 6-year-old’s rendition of Dancing On My Own by Robyn earns him a standing ovation from the audience, and he books his place in the live shows when Simon Cowell presses the golden buzzer.
2. Toxic by Alex & Sierra on X Factor
The couple Alex & Sierra from Florida had the most amazing musical chemistry when they auditioned for X Factor singing the track Toxic by Britney Spears to the judges.
Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton won the third and final season of The X Factor in 2013. Alex & Sierra released their most recent EP, As Seen on TV, in September of 2016 and ended their Take Me Tour in March 2017.
The pair separated after a year announcing the dissolution of their band.
3. Save The World & RIP by Kye Sones on X Factor
Kye Sones’ audition for X Factor UK singing Swedish House Mafia’s Save The World/Rita Ora’s RIP.
He was mentored by Gary Barlow. He was eliminated from the competition in Week 5, finishing in 8th place after losing the sing-off to Rylan Clark.
Since his breakthrough on the show, he’s played sold out arena shows in Belgium with Lost Frequencies, and plans to spend his summer touring with him at festivals across Europe.
4. BEATZ’s Cover Of Ariana Grande’s ‘Problem’ on X Factor Australia
BEATZ blow the judges away with their version of Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea’s ‘Problem.’
5. Ella Henderson’s Cover on Cher’s Believe on X Factor UK
Ella Henderson competed in the 9th season of X-Factor UK at only 16 years old, she was one of the youngest contestants. She blew the judges by her performance on Cher’s Believe The X Factor UK.
6. Daniel Quick’s Cover on Elton John’s Your Song on The X Factor UK
Daniel Quick belted out Elton John’s timeless ballad “Your Song” with such power and passion. Simon Cowell was impressed with his audition, noting how he loved to be surprised and compared his performance to Shelly the tortoise, as if he was “putting his head” out of the shell.
7. Kodi Lee’s cover on A Song For You by Donny Hathaway on America’s Got Talent
Singer and pianist Kodi Lee stole America’s hearts and ended up winning Season 14 of America’s Got Talent. Gabrielle Union uses her first golden buzzer and creates one of the most emotional moments in AGT history.