Best YouTube Cover Artists

The Top Ten

1 Boyce Avenue

Uhm... Lets get somthing straight here... Half of that top 10 is lucky to have done songs with Boyce Avenue.

My love for these boys is immeasurable! I Love Boyce Avenue with all my heart. Alejandro sweetest angel voice I've ever seen, Fabian and Daniel.. Two people with an amazing talent. I love very much these guys des the first time I saw them singing with Fifth Harmony was passion at first sight, I spent a month researching videos of the band, things about them, anyway. They are undoubtedly not one the best covers of the world, they are so good that even some songs that they sing other artists arrive get better in their voice, the way they have... I LOVE BOYCE AVENUE hope to have the honor of You know them someday.

Alejandro's voice is magical! Their covers are brilliant and they aren't a carbon copy of the original. Fabian and Daniel are also awesome musicians.


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2 megannicolesite (Megan Nicole)

I love her eyes and she has an amazing voice. I think she has influenced many people and hope to see her get a record deal soon.

Her YouTube videos have a professional look to them. She is so talented and cute as well!

Megan Nicole is so pretty, has such an amazing voice, and is so sweet!

Megan to me is so talented, young, sweet

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3 zeldaxlove64 (Christina Grimmie)

I have been subscribed to Christina for over a year now, and with every song she has never failed to disappoint. Her vocals are always amazing and she is a natural born performer. She will surely have a future in the business, well deserved.

She is real. It's just her and her piano, up front. No recording and editing or anything, it's all live and in her house. She's also coming out with her second album full of originals and she's come so far. She's definitely inspired many people to sing, that they don't need anything technical to be noticed.

RIP Christina Grimmie... Inspired me so much even though I discovered her after the tragic news. I started to play the piano and sing due to her and that I will never be able to meet my idol (well I hope I will be able to meet her I heaven) breaks my heart. She was so talented, realistic and down to earth unlike lots of other singers. Well she is singing for Jesus now and she must be really happy...

She should be #1

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4 TheSamTsui (Sam Tsui)

Sam Tsui is really one of the best cover artists on YouTube. He reaches into our hearts through his voice and his smile while he performs! ❤

I love Sam Tsui! He's an amazing singer! And he is a huge inspiration because of how he became famous while still going to school and getting an education at Yale!

Sam Tsui is the best, he has genuine passion for music...which shows through in every song rendition he does...and a Yale graduate at that!

Sam is the best! His voice is magical.

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5 Chrissy Costanza (Against the Current) Chrissy Costanza (Against the Current) Christina "Chrissy" Costanza (Born 23rd August 1995) is an American musician and internet blogger, known for her works as a cover artist on YouTube and as the lead vocalist of the New York-based Pop Rock/Pop Punk band Against the Current.

Chrissy's voice is unique in it's own way. Her personality is awesome and the way she interacts with her fans is just so warm. Covers of against the current have their own different style and flavour in every cover and not just plain 'copying'. Their singles are awesome as well

Woah, why does Chrissy is the top 7 and Tiffany is the 6th? It looks like Chrissy is better than Tiffany! Her voice is better than Tiffany and Chrissy can make covers of different genres like pop, rock, acoustic, etc. Their cover of Find You and Shake It Off are way better than Tiffany. Chrissy is still pretty without make-up. Anyway, I still love you Tiffany you're also amazing but I'd rather choose Chrissy.

People think her singing is too auto tuned and she's just a pretty girl, but they are so wrong. Yes Chrissy is pretty, but her singing is amazing! I have personally been to Against the Current concert and her singing was fabulous! Her covers and original songs are over the top awesome. Along with that she's an amazing person. She's so nice and she's so unique and quirky, it's so awesome!

She should be in the no. 1

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6 Madilyn Bailey Madilyn Bailey Madilyn Bailey is an American singer songwriter from Wisconsin who became famous internationally through her YouTube covers of popular hits.

A million times better than Megan Nicole. I like Megan, but the best studio in the world couldn't make her sound better than Madilyn recording herself on her laptop. Disappointed in this positioning. Definitely deserve to be number one.


Her songs make me CRY! She's a beautiful singer! She makes us all connect to her music in a way that no other singer can do. She knows how to make you understand the meaning of the song. She gives you a reason for the song to have meaning. She makes her songs sound better than it was originally sang! You go Mads!

Her voice is just so awesome!

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7 Kurt Hugo Schneider Kurt Hugo Schneider Kurt Hugo Schneider (Born September 7th 1988) is an American musician and producer, best known for his works on YouTube and collaborations on music with other YouTubers, most notably Sam Tsui.

Kurt Hugo Schneider only does a few covers but without him, the other cover artists like Sam Tsui and Max Schneider won't be singing their hearts out. Kurt Schneider produces music that is more amazing and beautiful than the original song. And he can play any instrument. ❤

Kurt is an amazing musician and can play so many instruments it is crazy! I mean who can play the recorder like a pro?!?!

Kurt plays a lot of instruments. He can sing, do terrific arrangements for songs and covers and produces songs. Plus, he is better when it comes to difficult circumstances and is more logical when it hits his face right on.

I'm biased by his singing, haha.


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8 cimorellitheband (Cimorelli)

Cimorelli are some of the most talented girls I know! Their music touches the hearts of many people and changes their life for the better. I've never come across a band who care so much for their fans as well as having fun and being their selves. Cimorelli have helped me through some really hard time and dark places as well as making me stronger and taught me how to feel good about myself, they have honestly saved my life! I don't know where I would be with out them! I will always love and be thankful to Christina, Katherine, Lisa, Amy, Lauren and Dani (Cimorelli)

Cimorelli is like my idol they are so good at singing I want to be like them!

Cimorelli are the BEST! Their cover are so much better than originals. I love them

Love acapella!

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9 TiffanyAlvord (Tiffany Alvord)

She is an amazing singer and she has really mastered some of her covers well. She is succesful and loyal to her fans.

She's the best singer ever! Her voice goes well with any other singers and the fact that she writes her own songs is just simply mind-blowing :) I love Tiffany so much she's my idol

She's amazing, she and megan nicole are probably the best. Also, their covers are really fun!

Interesting recomposition of lyrics and melody.

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10 Alex Goot

He got the feelings. He's more on passion and not just showing off. NOT LIKE CHRISSY COSTANZA. I hope he'll stop making collaborations with her. Instead he can do it with boyce avenue and tiffany alvord

He uses variety of instruments and what's MORE?! His music is HOMEMADE! His music is too rich that you can (even if it sound impossible) hear a lot of sound that really produces MUSIC! He revolutionize every cover he makes!

Alex Goot's voice is so amazing! I just love him!

His voice is outstanding...

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The Contenders

11 Lindsey Stirling Lindsey Stirling

Wow! Her violin skills are awesome

She plays the violin AND dances! Half the people in the top ten do a cover with Lindsey.

She's incredibly passionate and you can totally see that. She's so good it's unreal.

Even though she does more songs than covers, it is no doubt that she is one of the best ones. - MissRWBY202

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12 Max Schneider Max Schneider Maxwell George "Max" Schneider, known professionally in music as MAX, stylized as MΛX is an American actor, model, dancer, songwriter, and singer.

So cute and with an amazing voice, I surely love him. When I first heard him, I became totally addicted; for sure, he's my number 1!

There is so many covers, and his voice is so beautiful. Along with a beautiful voice, he is really cute. Have his songs on replay no stop! He should be number 1!

I can't stop listening to his songs, his voice is so col!
I totally like him!


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13 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer-songwriter and model. He attracted a following in 2013, when he began posting song covers on the popular video sharing application Vine.

Shawn has absolutely changed my life for the better. He's taught me that anything is possible, even for someone as young as he is. He has one of the most unique voices in the music world. He definitely should be higher up on this chart."

I don't see why Shawn Mendes isn't higher by now, he clearly has one of the best voices, and he's releasing original songs on ITunes now. Going on tour with Austin Mahone, I think he's worthy of number one.

18? Seriously-SHAWN has a amazing voice and should be put MUCH higher! He is so talented and has such a sweet personality! VOTE FOR SHAWN!

I KEPT putting his songs on repete

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14 maddijanemusic (Maddi Jane)

Maddi Jane deserves to be on top. She's just incredibly amazing and she captures every people's heart. Her music is just totally unique and extraordinary. It's not jusy about her talent but her personality. She always get to take some time to interact with her fans online. She's the most beautiful (in and out) person ever and the sweetest girl.

I love maddi jane! She's have a amazing voice, she's beautiful

Incredible. people who don't vote on her, have definitely not listened to her

Wanna meet her my one and only youtube cover artiiist

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15 Peter Hollens

I really enjoy his "Hallelujah" duet with Jackie Evancho. - BobG

He's so natural and makes every single sound in all of his videos, not just the singing!

Peter Hollens is by far my favorite singer on YouTube. All of his songs require so much time and pure talent. I would argue that he is one of the most talented singers of this day and age, not only with physically singing but with all the acapella tracks as well...amazing. Definitely should be higher up on this list, top 5 at least!

If you like a cappella music, you can't be without a Peter Hollens subscription.

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16 ThePianoGuys

They are amazingly talented in the way that they put their songs together. And not only do they have great covers and mash-ups, they have very cool and visually pleasing videos on the planet!

Some of the best musical talent on YouTube. Their covers are just as good as original songs, and they should totally go on a concert. Go buy their album now. They are seriously amazing.

They are awesome. All you musicians out there, I demand - I implore you to check them out RIGHT NOW. They are beautiful, talented and funny.

The best instrumental cover ever

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17 Tyler Ward Tyler Ward

His rock version was "full of beat". He can change the boring song became an energetic song

His voice is awesome. Amazing cover artist. This guy's got amazing covers, and his originals are also awesome.

Some covers are actually better than the original. He's so talented!

Tyler's cool. I think he rocks. Go tyler!

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18 Sarah Close (SarahClose1)

She sings a variety of different songs. From the top ten to artists I have never heard of before. Her voice is stunning. I could listen to her every second of every day. Every time I see a new video of hers pop up on my feed my mood instantly brightens because I know it will be good.

Sarah is amazing. Her voice is beautiful, and she does everything live! Look at her bloopers and you'll see how good she truly is. She also has an amazing personality

Its just her and the piano and it is so very beautiful.

Beautiful! She has amazing voice!

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19 Ahmir

This site is rigged - no matter how many times I vote thumbs up it never adds it! Rigged!

Covers the best artists in the world

There awesome

20 Gabrielle Aplin Gabrielle Aplin Gabrielle Aplin is an English singer-songwriter. Aplin came to public attention after she gained a large online following by posting acoustic covers of songs on her YouTube channel.

So amazing. She should be way higher than she is (no offense to any of the other artists. I love them all! ) such an amazing singer! So much soul, you can really feel the emotion in her words!

Underrated but really really talented. She deserves to be higher than this, obviously.

Amazing singer. really! That's why she got picked for the john lewis Christmas advert 2013

21 Nick Pitera

Have your heard him change from a man to a woman voice, stunning

Craziest range ever!

22 Daniela Andrade

Whoever doesn't like her is because they haven't heard her. Just go listen to her you guys. Shes an angel. She should be on the top 10, if not the top 1!

She has a breathtaking voice

She is amazing! Her rendition of La Vie en Rose is wonderful! Totally recommend her channel

She is LOVE

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23 Annie-Rose
24 Alyssa Shouse (alyssashouse524)

I love her voice, pure talent.

25 Ellie Rose (EllieRoseMusic1)
26 Karmin Karmin Karmin is an American pop duo consisting of Amy Renee Noonan and Nick Noonan. The name of the band is a portmanteau made from the Latin word carmen meaning "song", and the word karma, making the name Karmin.

LOVE LOVE LOVE THEIR MUSIC. So glad they're getting known, original songs are the best, love how she raps, her style, everything. Huge Fan. Recomend it a 100%. My favourites are Your Love, Look at me now, Hello, Brokenhearted and Coming up strong. AMAZING MUSIC.

I love everything about you.. <3 I hope I see you before I die... :)) I'm your #1 fan!

27 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

She got her start on YouTube, and continues to this day. See her duet of "Hallelujah" with Peter Hollens. Over 1.6 million views.

See also her performance of "Bridge Over Troubled Water"- only on YouTube. Over 2 million views.

"Can You Feel the Love Tonight" at the 2013 Independence Day concert. Over 4 million views (and a cast of thousands) - BobG

I love her! She pours her emotions into her song and I believe that with much as in much practice, she could be in Justin's league even though we know Justin is in a league of his own

What a treat! Jackie put her entire Milwaukee concert on her YouTube channel! - BobG

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28 jayesslee

Their songs are of a really good quality (microphone quality).
Sometimes their covers are very different to the actual song and they add harmonies which sound really good!
Their voices harmonize so well together and they have lovely personalities!

They're the most natural YouTube artist : P

They are just really... Umm, I don't know what to say, maybe THE BEST!

They are the best.

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29 Kina Grannis

I really love Kina Grannis and her songs especially Cambridge. I just love how her voice soothes me whenever I feel down. Even though the songs are a little bit depressing, it somehow manages to lift my spirits up. Weird, huh? But that's the reason why she is a great singer.

She definitely deserves to be in top 10. Her songs are incredibly amazing!

She's awesome in everyway especially her voice! No one could beat that

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30 Superfruit Aka Mitch Grassi and Scott Hoying

I. Love. Mitch. And. Scott. THEY ARE AMAZING! Mitch is the QUEEN! I don't know why Pentatonix doesn't get much love. They are amazing! I found them when my sister was doing a choir. I'm actually listening to them right now. I ESPECIALLY love Imagine. My friends said they were going through a "pentatonix phase" and I joined them, and here I am now, looking up excuses to show how amazing they are. I learned two parts to the White Winter Hymnal (Scott ad Mitch). I am absolutely in Love with them. I hate how they get so much hate! My sister hates Mitch and I'm like: Bro. RAWRR! They really are amazing and deserve so much more love. #ScottAndMitchTeamSlay!

These guys are SUPER talented. I know, they're from ptx and I'm so glad that ptx is so high on this list but SUPERFRUIT is like an extra channel on their own. They have 2 medley kind of covers that have gained millions of views and they are just all around AWESOME.

YES! Mitch and Scott are amazing when they do covers of songs! They are now singing their own songs, and have released the album Future Friends.
Mitch and Scott are amazing in millions of ways, and I love their YouTube channel!

31 Liam Horne
32 Shelby Hearn (ShelbyHearn1927)
33 MeganandLiz (Megan & Liz)

Megan and Liz blew me away the first time I heard them! They took pop songs that I hated/didn't really care for and made them sound like they had written them themselves! Their voices are incredible and their harmonies are fantastic! Check them out.

They are so amazing! Been their fan for a year. I love their pop girly style.

They started off on youtube and have been there for awhile now. They deserve the top spot. They even opened the iheartradio concert and went on tour.

Megan and Liz are AMAZING! Why aren't they in the top 3!

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34 Iro Graonidou
35 Tanner Patrick

Come have you heard his voice or not is amazing

He is good at his pop production, and has a basically good voice, and good looking guy.

Best of the best, definitely deserves a higher rank

Some if the best vocals I've heard in this decade

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36 TantrumJas

Love her voice and the quality of the sound of her covers are great. She's pretty young and has already produced her own music. Love love love.

She's only young yet has the voice of an angel

She has a wonderful voice, and a lot of talent for her age.

She is the best one..
Phenomenal and Exceptional...

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37 Arabella Jones
38 skillzaisherebooya (Conor Maynard)

Watch "Rihanna - What's My Name ft. Drake"... And just be patient during the rap. Well, you may like it, but I don't. Conor has an amazing voice though. Some of his songs are hit & miss, but the winners are legit!

Don't know why he's not on the top. His covers are simply perfect, although he's been singing trash recently.

He is an amazing singer and I am surprised he is not higher on the list.

Best cover artist!

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39 JRA (J.R. Aquino)
40 Tyler Layne
41 Julia Sheer

Ju8lia should be the first

Come on guys.. Julia Sheer has a beautiful voice and is actually kinda hot and and much better than Chrisy Costanza(in singing talent)

love this

42 Pentatonix

They should be number one. Some of the best musicians in this list.

Their cover are better than the originals... They should be number one

Obviously, they are the music.. They do not depend on instruments.

This should be higher.

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43 Kradness
44 Bria Kelly

Bria Kelly can do this with her voice that no one else on this list can.

45 Noelle Maracle

There are too many of these categories to vote - check out Best Singers Born after 1996 - Noelle is amazing!

Deserves to be much higher on the list. Incredibly beautiful voice. Her voice is many things, she's so versatile. No one I'd rather listen to. The way she sings is just mesmerizing. She has that voice that you could just close your eyes, listen and be taken away. Beautiful girl, amazing talent.

I've listened to many of the singers ahead of her and to be frank she easily surpasses most of them. Has a beautiful quality to her voice and sings with so much expression and emotion. Richly deserves to be in the top ten! Check her out!

A superstar in the making.

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46 AllisonBrustofski (Ali Brustofski)

Ali is one of the best singers out there, everything she sings is truly amazing! Her covers are incredible, she can take any song and make it sound fantastic! And her originals are phenomenal!

She is the best singer I ever heard in a long time. She deservers the world! Keep dreaming Big

The very best singer and cover artist! Lets bring her up to the top!

She is the best singer who ever lived. I love her so much, she is the best idol ever

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47 Michael & Justin

These guys should be at the top number one if you haven't listened to them then get on it you wont be dissaponted (unlike my spelling;) )

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48 Chester See

Chester see's 'Lullaby' blew me away. it's beautiful. his voice is beautiful HE IS BEAUTIFUL!

Deep voice and gives you amazing chills, needs more recednition. He even made wrecking balls sound insanely classy ;D

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49 Before You Exit Before You Exit Before You Exit is an American pop rock/pop punk band from Orlando, Florida. Formed in 2007, the band originally consisted of Connor McDonough, Braiden Wood and Thomas Silvers.

Probably the band who covers songs on Youtube. I like their version of the song: What Makes You Beautiful, Some Nights, When I was Your Man, and Roar.

They're the best boy band ever! All of their cover songs are beautiful.

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50 AJ Rafael

*moans like hasnt ever before*

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