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Adele Said She Doesn't Want Anyone Covering Her Songs, And Now, I'm Screaming For These 13 Artists Who Did

This week, Adele interviewed with The Hollywood Reporter and shared her thoughts about artists covering her music.

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Samir Hussein / WireImage

She admitted she's not particularly fond of it because other singers don't have the same relation to the songs as her.

Closeup of her singing
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Adele explained, "With my music, and for whoever listens to it, I think I’m not the best singer in the world at all, but no one else can sing my songs like me because they didn’t write them."

Closeup of her in a sweater
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"No one can sing my songs like me, period," she continued. "They can’t sing. The lyrics are not their own. And I don’t think anyone else should sing my songs… I don’t mind it when they do, but I’m just saying they’re never going to be able to emote it. Same way that I can’t sing other people’s songs. I didn’t write the lyrics, and I can’t sing as well as them.”

It made sense to me, but it also made me think about all the celebs who previously covered her songs. Let's take a look and see how they did.

1. Bruno Mars covered their co-written song "All I Ask."

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Steve Granitz / WireImage

The original:

His version:

People seemed to love it from all the views it got.

78 million views
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2. Ariana Grande covered "Rolling in the Deep."

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Steve Granitz / WireImage

The original:

Her version:

It gave one listener goosebumps.

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3. John Legend also covered "Rolling in the Deep."

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Taylor Hill / WireImage

Here's his version:

The top YouTube comment called his rendition "flawless."

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John Legend / youtube.com

4. Avril Lavigne covered "Hello."

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Jeremy Chan / Getty Images

The original:

Her version:

This person gave it a 10 out of 10.

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Avril Lavigne / youtube.com

5. Demi Lovato covered "Hello," too.

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Santiago Felipe / Getty Images

Here's her version:

At the time, someone said it was the best cover they'd seen of the song so far.

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6. Aretha Franklin was another person who covered "Rolling in the Deep."

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Paul Morigi / WireImage

Here's her version:

People loved the Aretha-ness she brought to it.

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7. They enjoyed Linkin Park's version, too.

8. Keith Urban covered "Easy On Me."

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Jon Kopaloff / Getty Images

The original:

His version:

The comments on the video are turned off, but I think he did great.

9. Katy Perry mashed up "The One That Got Away" and "Someone Like You."

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Steve Granitz / FilmMagic

The original:

Her version:

People thought she did pretty good, actually.

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10. Jeremih covered "Rumour Has It."

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Mindy Small / FilmMagic

The original:

His version:

People were very thrown off by it.

So much better than I expected this kind of genre would really work for him

11. Celine Dion took a shot at "Hello."

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Victor Virgile / Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

Here's her rendition:

It also went viral.

8.5 million views

12. Willow Smith attempted her song "Skyfall."

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Steve Granitz / FilmMagic

Here's the original:

Here's her version.

She ate.

13. And finally, Kelly Clarkson tried her hand at "Rolling in the Deep."

She did exactly how people expected she would.

There’s nothing Kelly can’t sing, she’s spectacular

What do you think of Adele's comments and all those covers? Share it in the comments below.