10 Artists You Forgot Covered Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’
In 1984, British pop duo Wham! released “Last Christmas,” a song that would be featured in countless movies and TV shows for decades to come. According to Official Charts, the holiday tune “is the biggest-selling song never to get to Number 1, with 1.8 million copies sold.”
Musicians such as Taylor Swift and Hilary Duff have famously tackled the hit — though neither of those artists have released their version on either Spotify or YouTube — but what about all the amazing covers that've also dropped over the years? Grab yourself a cup of hot chocolate, sit back, relax, and listen to these fantastic covers of everyone's favorite Christmas jam.
During her Nickelodeon days, Ari released a four-song Christmas EP, including “Last Christmas” and a “Santa Baby” duet with her Victorious co-star, Elizabeth Gillies.
Tisdale's cover turns 10 this year, and she performed it during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade back in 2007.
Jimmy Eat World released their cover as a single 15 years ago, and we haven't stopped playing it every December since.
Following the first Cheetah Girls film, the squad — sans Raven-Symoné — released a Christmas album appropriately titled Cheetah-licious Christmas. And you know what? It IS in fact “cheetah-licious.”
Covering the tune just last year, Jepsen slowed down the mildly fast-paced Christmas jam. Wham! should really call her, maybe.
The band recorded the song and a music video in 2011, the latter showcasing different areas in Great Britain.
On Season 2's Christmas episode, Rachel (Lea Michele) and Finn (Cory Monteith) briefly cover the song while shopping for a Christmas tree. The rest of the New Directions join in on the recorded album version.
The Christian rock band's cover was featured on Happy Christmas Vol. 4 in 2005.
The group behind “Everytime We Touch” released their version in 2007, along with a music video — which currently has over 40 million views.
Whoa whoa whoa. You mean to tell me Crazy Frog has more songs than just “Axel F??”