Most Unlikely Musical Collaborations that Actually Happened

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The Top Ten

1 Lil Wayne and Weezer (Can't Stop Partying)

What?!? I can't believe it - Metal_Treasure

Oh yeah, Weezer and Weezy in a song together. It's as bad as it sounds. - cjWriter1997

What?!? - 150040

2 Bono and Frank Sinatra (I've Got You Under My Skin)
3 Slayer and Atari Teenage Riot (No Remorse (I Wanna Die))

It's as bad as it sounds - I can use part of the title to describe it: you may wanna die after hearing the song, esp. if you are a metalhead. - Metal_Treasure

4 Michael Jackson and Eddie Murphy (Whatzupwitu) Michael Jackson and Eddie Murphy (Whatzupwitu)

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

5 Fall Out Boy and Elton John (Save Rock and Roll)
6 Metallica And Ja Rule (We Did It Again) Metallica And Ja Rule (We Did It Again)

I never thought Metallica would collaborate with a rapper. - AnimeDrawer

Yes, this was surprising - styLIShT

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

7 Aerosmith and Run - D.M.C. (Walk This Way)

This was better than I expected. I liked it. - Metal_Treasure

8 Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney (FourFiveSeconds)

Very disappointing, Mr Fab McCartney - Metal_Treasure

9 The Jacksons and Mick Jagger (State of Shock)
10 Celine Dion and R. Kelly (I'm Your Angel)

The Contenders

11 Calvin Harris, Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, and Big Sean (Feels)

What makes this very unlikely is because Katy Perry and Calvin Harris had a feud. I'm glad they decided to stop it and collaborate with this song. - TheFourthWorld

12 Metallica and Lou Reed (Lulu) Metallica and Lou Reed (Lulu)

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

13 David Bowie and Bing Crosby (The Little Drummer Boy) David Bowie and Bing Crosby (The Little Drummer Boy)
14 Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar (Bad Blood)
15 Death Grips and Les Claypool (More Than The Fairy) Death Grips and Les Claypool (More Than The Fairy)
16 Dirtyphonics and Sullivan King (Vantablack) Dirtyphonics and Sullivan King (Vantablack)

As different as chalk and cheese, but they really complement each other. - PositronWildhawk

17 deadmau5 and Armin van Buuren (Let Them Know) deadmau5 and Armin van Buuren (Let Them Know)
18 Sting and Shaggy (Don’t Make Me Wait) Sting and Shaggy (Don’t Make Me Wait)
19 Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, and Future and James Blake (King's Dead) Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, and Future and James Blake (King's Dead)

I was not expecting an amazing post-dubstep artist like James Blake to be on this modern rap track that became a meme - 445956

20 Henry Rollins with Chuck D (Rise Above) Henry Rollins with Chuck D (Rise Above)
21 Nickelback and Flo Rida (Got Me Runnin' 'Round) Nickelback and Flo Rida (Got Me Runnin' 'Round)
22 Kendrick Lamar and SZA (All the Stars)
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Top Remixes

1. Bono and Frank Sinatra (I've Got You Under My Skin)
2. Michael Jackson and Eddie Murphy (Whatzupwitu)
3. Fall Out Boy and Elton John (Save Rock and Roll)
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1. Slayer and Atari Teenage Riot (No Remorse (I Wanna Die))
2. Metallica And Ja Rule (We Did It Again)
3. Lil Wayne and Weezer (Can't Stop Partying)
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