Most Unlikely Musical Collaborations that Actually Happened

Which collaboration was the most unexpected? If you know more artists that collaborated that you thought were unexpected, you may add them here.
The Top Ten
1 Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney (FourFiveSeconds) Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney (FourFiveSeconds) Cover Art

This song is the worst Paul McCartney song ever written.

Honestly, it was a good song.

2 Metallica And Ja Rule (We Did It Again)

I never thought Metallica would collaborate with a rapper.

Surprising AND awful, I have to add. Metallica went from thrash to trash... it's so painful because I am a Metallica fan.

Yes, this was surprising

3 Nelly and Tim McGraw (Over and Over)

How was this not on here?

4 The Jacksons and Mick Jagger (State of Shock) The Jacksons and Mick Jagger (State of Shock) Cover Art
5 Three 6 Mafia and Ke$ha (Slow Motion)
6 Lil Wayne and Weezer (Can't Stop Partying) Lil Wayne and Weezer (Can't Stop Partying) Cover Art

Oh yeah, Weezer and Weezy in a song together. It's as bad as it sounds.

What?!? I can't believe it

This is a terrible song

7 Sting and Shaggy (Don’t Make Me Wait)
8 Bono and Frank Sinatra (I've Got You Under My Skin) Bono and Frank Sinatra (I've Got You Under My Skin) Cover Art
9 Slayer and Atari Teenage Riot (No Remorse (I Wanna Die)) Slayer and Atari Teenage Riot (No Remorse (I Wanna Die)) Cover Art
10 Mariah Carey and Ol Dirty Bastard (Fantasy)

There are certain things that might be great on their own, but...just don't go together. This was the beginning of Mariah's downfall. Nobody wanted to hear a singer who is normally singing ballads with heavy vocal acrobatics collaborating with one of the Wu Tang members on a song.

The Contenders
11 Michael Jackson and Eddie Murphy (Whatzupwitu)

I didn't even know Eddie Murphy was a singer until I saw this.

12 Fall Out Boy and Elton John (Save Rock and Roll) Fall Out Boy and Elton John (Save Rock and Roll) Cover Art
13 Aerosmith and Run - D.M.C. (Walk This Way) Aerosmith and Run - D.M.C. (Walk This Way) Cover Art

This was better than I expected. I liked it.

14 Nicole Scherzinger and Sting (Power's Out)

This was...disappointing to say the least, I mean for one there was autotune on Sting's voice but what can you expect from a song written by The-Dream? He autotunes everybody even if they don't need it.

Nicole who asked you to collab with trash like Sting? I actually like Nicole scherzinger but this was disappointing.

15 Nickelback and Flo Rida (Got Me Runnin' 'Round)

And it was predictably bad...

16 Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar (Bad Blood) Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar (Bad Blood) Cover Art
17 David Bowie and Bing Crosby (The Little Drummer Boy)
18 Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna (Loyalty)
19 Young Thug and Elton John (High)

Eh, I didn't really think it was a good match honestly, Elton john only had the chorus and young thug sounded boring here

20 Metallica and Lou Reed (Lulu)

That's a whole album and not only one song, and it was bad...

21 Kendrick Lamar and SZA (All the Stars)

Eh, they both have some similarity so I don't think it was that unlikely.

Not that unlikely compared to Kendrick and Rihanna.

22 Katy Perry and Lil Yachty (Chained to the Rhythm Remix)

The song already sucked, don't make it more horrid!

23 Lil Wyte and Josey Scott (Crazy)
24 Wale, Rick Ross and Lupe Fiasco (Poor Decisions)
25 Michael Bublé and Reese Witherspoon (Something Stupid)

I did not even know that Reese Witherspoon was a singer.

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