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Adam Lambert and Queen Opened Last Night’s Academy Awards with a Bang

Adam Lambert Queen OscarsAdam Lambert took the stage with Queen’s original members Brian May and Roger Taylor to open the 61st Annual Academy Awards. The threesome — which have been touring together on and off for the last five years — performed Queen’s classic hits  “We Will Rock You” and “We Are the Champions.”

Adam and Queen were there to support the nominations for the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, which told the story of the legendary band’s early years and its late frontman Freddie Mercury. Bohemian Rhapsody ultimately took home four Oscars on the night.

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5 Seconds of Summer Offers Up Its Take on Queen’s “Killer Queen”

5 Seconds of Summer Killer Queen5 Seconds Of Summer shared a cover of Queen‘s “Killer Queen.” The song was an inspiration for the band as it worked on the songs for its current album, Youngblood. In publishing the cover, the band meant to honor the legacy of Queen’s lead singer, Freddie Mercury, whose life is celebrated in the forthcoming Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody.

The cover certainly has some of the best harmonies ever recorded by 5SOS. You can listen to the performance below.

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Shawn Mendes Records Queen Classic with Teddy Geiger For Good Cause

Under PressureShawn Mendes posted a recording that he did with Teddy Geiger of the legendary Queen-David Bowie collab, “Under Pressure.” Shawn and Teddy’s rendition is an acoustic variation recorded for the forthcoming Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. As covers go, it is very good.

And the two artists also recorded their updated “Under Pressure” duet for a good cause. Shawn posted a Continue Reading →

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