Respect Your Dreams: We Celebrate #10YearsOfJedward

It’s been a whole decade since Dublin twins John and Edward, known professionally as Jedward, first strode onto the stage in Season 6 of the UK reality tv show, X Factor.

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Bianca Tells Us A Few Of Her Favourite Things With Her Stunning Cover Of Ariana Grande’s ‘7 Rings’

Bianca is a singer from Ljubiana, Slovenia, whose take on Ariana Grande’s song, ‘7 Rings’ could just be better than the real thing.

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Listen to John From Jedward’s Gorgeous Cover Of Jesse McCartney’s Classic, ‘Beautiful Soul’

John Grimes from Jedward has tweeted another beautiful cover, this time it’s a gorgeous acoustic arrangement of Jesse McCartney’s 2004 classic, ‘Beautiful Soul’.

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Jedward Record Acoustic Cover Of ‘Numb’ Dedicated To Chester Bennington

The recent death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has shocked the band’s fans and the music world alike, and Jedward have been no less affected, the Dublin twins having long loved the music of the California rock band.

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Essential Covers: Desmond John – ‘Treat You Better’ (Shawn Mendes Cover)

Desmond John’s latest cover, a version of “Treat You Better” by Shawn Mendes, has dropped internationally.

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Jedward Wow With New Acoustic Cover Of ‘Sad Song’ From We The Kings

We’ve never hidden our love for Jedward here on Essentially Pop. The Irish duo continue to impress us with their talent and imagination, and they are for us – and should be for everyone – an example of what can be achieved if you refuse to give in and believe what others say about you.

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Essential Covers: This Human Condition – ‘Holiday’ (Madonna Cover)

This Human Condition have shared with us their take on the Madonna classic, ‘Holiday’ for our Essential Covers.

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Essential Covers: John Grimes – ‘Dancing On My Own’ (Calum Scott Cover)

Check out John Grimes from Jedward, with his cover of ‘Dancing On My Own’. Originally by Swedish singer Robyn, John’s version is essentially a cover of a cover by Calum Scott.

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Essential Covers: Carolyn Miller & Mikel James – ‘Wildest Dreams’/’What Do You Mean’ (Taylor Swift/Justin Bieber Mashup Cover)

We were contacted by Carolyn Miller the other day telling us about the cover she’d made with Mikel James. It’s a beautiful acoustic mashup of Taylor Swift’s song, ‘Wildest Dreams’, sung by Carolyn, and Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean’ (sung by Mikel), while standing on a New York street. The duo are accompanied by Alex Desalvo on guitar, and Justin Scheidling, on Cajon box drum.

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Essential Covers: Gary Quinn – ‘How I Learned To Pray’ (Charlie Worsham Cover)

British country artist, Gary Quinn, shares with us his Essential Cover of Charlie Worsham’s song, ‘How I Learned To Pray’. Gary’s new single, ‘Shame’, is out on the 22nd of July and can be pre-ordered via iTunes.

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Essential Covers: Roni – ‘Hard Times’ (Steve Young Cover)

Our Essential Cover this week comes from Roni, who covers ‘Hard Times’, by Steve Young, who himself has featured in our Essential Covers.

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Essential Covers: Sophie Ray – ‘This Is What You Came For’ (Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna Cover)

Back in February we brought you Sophie Ray’s beautiful cover of the Minnie Riperton classic, ‘Loving You’, high notes and all! Now she’s given us another treat with her rendering of ‘This Is What You Came For’, originally by Calvin Harris, and featuring Rihanna.

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Essential Covers: Sasha McVeigh – ‘I’ll Be The Moon’ (Dierks Bentley Cover)

Sasha McVeigh exclusively covers Dierks Bentley’s track, ‘I’ll Be The Moon’, from his latest album, ‘Black’, as part of our Essential Covers feature.

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Essential Covers: Sam And The Womp – ‘Light It Up’ (Major Lazer Cover)

Our Essential Cover is from Sam And The Womp, who’ve given us their take on Major Lazer’s ‘Light It Up’.

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Essential Covers : Steve Young – ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ (Prince Cover)

British Country singer songwriter Steve Young covers Prince’s ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ in honour of the singer’s death yesterday.

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Essential Covers: Pete Gardiner – ‘Big Yellow Taxi’ (Joni Mitchell Cover)

Our Essential Cover this week comes from Northern Irish singer songwriter, Pete Gardiner, who gives us his take on the Joni Mitchell classic, ‘Big Yellow Taxi’.

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