List of Live Lounge cover versions

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This is an alphabetical list of the covers performed on the Live Lounge section of The Fearne Cotton Show on BBC Radio 1 (and previously on The Jo Whiley Show before Whiley left the station). As well as this, songs performed in BBC Radio 1Xtra's Live Lounge are featured. There are also a few that have performed at the Live Lounge tent at festivals such as Glastonbury Festival and Radio 1's Big Weekend. Also some of the covers are performed on the Live Lounge Tour, in which the songs are performed at a location that means something to the artist.

Songs that appear on Live Lounge compilations or other releases are footnoted.


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
The 1975 "What Makes You Beautiful" by One Direction 4 September 2013[1]

"So Good To Me" by Chris Malinchak

Thirty Seconds to Mars "Stronger" by Kanye West[note 1]
"Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga[2]
"Stay" by Rihanna
14 September 2007
29 March 2010
17 September 2013
3OH!3 "Guns and Horses" by Ellie Goulding [note 2] 14 July 2010


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Adele "Last Nite" by The Strokes
"Make You Feel My Love" by Bob Dylan
"Black and Gold" by Sam Sparro
"Promise This" by Cheryl Cole
23 January 2008
22 September 2008
22 September 2008
27 January 2011
Aggro Santos "Grenade" by Bruno Mars (1xtra Live Lounge) 31 January 2011
Akon "The Take Over, the Breaks Over" by Fall Out Boy
"You Make It Real" by James Morrison
23 July 2007
3 November 2008
Alan Fletcher "Wonderwall" by Oasis 30 November 2007
Alesha Dixon "Sex on Fire" by Kings of Leon
"God and Satan" by Biffy Clyro
21 November 2008
9 September 2010
Alex Clare "We Are Young" by fun. featuring Janelle Monáe 29 May 2012
Alexis Jordan "Grenade" by Bruno Mars 21 February 2011
Alicia Keys "How to Save a Life" by The Fray 2 November 2007
The All-American Rejects "Beautiful" by Christina Aguilera
"Womanizer" by Britney Spears
10 June 2009
All Time Low "Alejandro" by Lady Gaga[note 2]
"Hold It Against Me" by Britney Spears
7 July 2010
24 May 2011
Alphabeat "Black and Gold" by Sam Sparro 4 June 2008
Aloe Blacc "99 Problems" by Jay-Z 25 April 2011
Alt J "Too Close" by Alex Clare 17 July 2012[3]
AlunaGeorge "This Is How We Do It" 16 October 2012[4]
Amy Winehouse "Valerie" by The Zutons[note 1][note 3] 10 January 2007
Anna Calvi "Naughty Girl" by Beyoncé 16 February 2012
Arcade Fire "Maps" by Yeah Yeah Yeahs 9 September 2005
Arctic Monkeys "Love Machine" by Girls Aloud[note 4]
"You Know I'm No Good" by Amy Winehouse[note 1]
"Katy on a Mission" by Katy B[note 5]
"Hold On, We're Going Home" by Drake
19 January 2006
16 April 2007
25 January 2012
13 September 2013
Arlissa "All I Want for Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey 20 December 2012[5]
Asher Roth "Boom Boom Pow" by The Black Eyed Peas 12 May 2009
Athlete "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys
"With Every Heartbeat" by Robyn with Kleerup
28 January 2005
5 September 2007
The Automatic "Gold Digger" by Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx[note 4]
"Love in This Club" by Usher featuring Young Jeezy
5 June 2006[note 5]
20 August 2008
Avril Lavigne "The Scientist" by Coldplay[note 1]

"TiK ToK" by Ke$ha||6 July 2007 8 March 2011


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
B.o.B "The Kids Don't Stand A Chance" by Vampire Weekend 27 May 2010
Band of Skulls "Changed the Way You Kiss Me" by Example 8 February 2012
Basement Jaxx "Maneater" by Nelly Furtado
"New in Town" by Little Boots
31 August 2006
25 June 2009
Bastille "Locked out of Heaven" by Bruno Mars
"We Can't Stop" by Miley Cyrus
21 January 2013[6]
9 September 2013[7]
Bat for Lashes "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" by Eurythmics[note 5]
"Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon
12 February 2008
9 April 2009
Bedouin Soundclash "I Predict a Riot" by Kaiser Chiefs
The Bees "A Minha Menina" by Os Mutantes[note 6]
Ben Howard "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen
"Figure 8" by Ellie Goulding
8 May 2012[8]
12 December 2012[9]
Benjamin Francis Leftwich "Titanium" by David Guetta featuring Sia 24 February 2012
Beverley Knight "Trouble" by Coldplay
Biffy Clyro "Umbrella" by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z [note 1]
"Love Sex Magic" by Ciara featuring Justin Timberlake[note 7]
"Killing in the Name" by Rage Against the Machine
"Fight for This Love" by Cheryl Cole
July 2007
16 September 2009
15 January 2010
23 May 2010 (Big Weekend)
Big Pink "Sweet Dreams" by Beyoncé[note 2]
"Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye featuring Kimbra
7 November 2009
17 January 2012
Big Sean "All Falls Down" by Kanye West featuring Syleena Johnson 11 January 2012
Birdy "The A Team" by Ed Sheeran[note 2]
"Let Her Go" by Passenger
19 July 2011
The Black Eyed Peas "Heartbreaker" by 22 May 2009
Black Kids "No Substitute Love" by Estelle 9 July 2008
The Blackout "Shut Up & Drive" by Rihanna 20 November 2009
Blame (and guests) "On to the Next One" by Jay-Z and Swizz Beatz 12 May 2010
Blink-182 "Boys Don't Cry" by The Cure 12 June 2004
Bloc Party "Say It Right" by Nelly Furtado[note 1]
"Love Will Tear Us Apart" by Joy Division
30 January 2009
Bombay Bicycle Club "Whatcha Say" by Jason Derulo [note 1]
"Video Games" by Lana Del Rey
28 November 2009
17 October 2011
Boy Kill Boy "Maneater" by Nelly Furtado[note 4]
Boys Like Girls "With You" by Chris Brown 1 December 2008
Bruno Mars "California Gurls" by Katy Perry 19 January 2011
Bullet for my Valentine "Witchcraft" by Pendulum 31 July 2010
Busted "Where Is the Love?" by The Black Eyed Peas


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Cage the Elephant "Kids" by MGMT
"Rolling in the Deep" by Adele
6 October 2008
19 March 2011
Calvin Harris "Brianstorm" by Arctic Monkeys
"Fire" by Kasabian
15 May 2007
12 August 2009
Cee-Lo Green "Radioactive" by Kings of Leon
"Inhaler" by Miles Kane
3 November 2010
30 September 2011
Charlotte Church "Let Me Love You" by Mario 29 June 2005
Chase and Status "Prayin'"(feat. Mali) by Plan B
"Rope"(feat. Delilah) by Foo Fighters [10]
20 October 2010
6 May 2011
Cherry Ghost "Welcome to the Black Parade" by My Chemical Romance 27 June 2007
Cheryl Cole "Fireflies" by Owl City 3 March 2010
Chester French "Underdog" by Kasabian 2 May 2010
Chiddy Bang "Marvin & Chardonnay" by Big Sean featuring Kanye West and Roscoe Dash 9 February 2012
Chipmunk "I'm Not Alone" by Calvin Harris[note 2]
"Killing in the Name of" by Rage Against the Machine
5 October 2009
14 April 2011
Coldplay "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" by Judy Garland
"White Christmas" by Bing Crosby
"We Found Love" by Rihanna
22 December 2000
22 December 2005
27 October 2011
Corinne Bailey Rae "Munich" by Editors[note 4]
"SexyBack" by Justin Timberlake[note 1]
"Golden Touch" by Razorlight
22 February 2006
5 February 2007
The Courteeners "About You Now" by Sugababes 4 April 2008
CSS Mashup of "The Sweet Escape" by Gwen Stefani featuring Akon
and "Standing in the Way of Control" by Gossip
17 May 2007


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Dananananaykroyd "Made Up Stories" by Go:Audio 26 May 2009
Daniel Bedingfield "Somebody Told Me" by The Killers 11 February 2005
Daniel Merriweather "In for the Kill" by La Roux 18 May 2009
Dappy "We Will Rock You" by Queen 27 February 2012
Darwin Deez "Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry 19 October 2010
David Gray "Smile Like You Mean It" by The Killers 24 August 2005
David Jordan "Stop and Stare" by OneRepublic 14 May 2008
Delilah "R.I.P." by Rita Ora featuring Tinie Tempah 15 May 2012
Delphic "3 Words" by Cheryl Cole
"Just for Tonight" by One Night Only
15 March 2010
23 March 2010
Devlin "Blind Faith" by Chase and Status feat. Liam Bailey 1 February 2011
Diana Vickers "Just Say Yes" by Snow Patrol 22 April 2010
Diddy Dirty Money "Like a G6" by Far East Movement 20 January 2011
Dizzee Rascal "That's Not My Name" (feat. Chrome) by The Ting Tings[note 5] 2 July 2008
DJ Fresh "Save the World" by Swedish House Mafia 14 July 2011
Donae'o "Say Yes" by Floetry
"The Lazy Song" by Bruno Mars
16 February 2010
1 June 2011
Duffy "Ready for the Floor" by Hot Chip
"You Do Something To Me" by Paul Weller
22 February 2008
12 February 2009


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Eamon "The Scientist" by Coldplay
Ed Sheeran "Traktor" by Wretch 32
"Heaven" by Emeli Sandé
"Swim Good" by Frank Ocean
"Empire State of Mind" by Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys
13 June 2011
8 September 2011
8 September 2011
15 February 2012
Editors "Feel Good Inc." by Gorillaz
"Acceptable in the 80s" by Calvin Harris
"Lullaby" by The Cure[note 8]
13 March 2006
29 August 2007
Elbow "Independent Women Part 1" by Destiny's Child
"Teardrop" by Massive Attack
"1 Thing" by Amerie
"Back to Black" by Amy Winehouse
14 February 2002
7 August 2003
26 August 2005
5 June 2008
Eliza Doolittle "Let the Sun Shine" by Labrinth 15 October 2010
Ellie Goulding "Sweet Disposition" by The Temper Trap
"The Cave" by Mumford and Sons
"Only Girl" by Rihanna
"Heartbeats" by The Knife
"Some Nights" by fun.
"Mirrors" by Justin Timberlake
23 February 2010
22 May 2010
10 December 2010
12 March 2011
2 October 2012
4 September 2013[11]
Elliot Minor "I Don't Want You Back" by Eamon
"Rule the World" by Take That[note 5]
9 April 2008
Embrace "How Come" by D12[note 4] 24 September 2004
Emeli Sande "Country House" by Blur 14 February 2012
The Enemy "Hung Up" by Madonna[note 1]
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper
"Don't Upset the Rhythm (Go Baby Go)" by Noisettes
18 April 2007
13 December 2007
27 April 2009
Enter Shikari "Day 'n' Nite" by Kid Cudi 11 June 2009
Enter Shikari "Keep Your Head Up" by Ben Howard 12 June 2013
Erik Hassle "Russian Roulette" by Rihanna 6 February 2010
Estelle "Maybe" by N*E*R*D
"She's So Lovely" by Scouting for Girls
19 March 2008
Everything Everything "Did it Again" by Shakira
"What's My Name" by Rihanna
28 August 2010 (Reading Festival)
18 January 2011
Example "Tik Tok" by Kesha
"Dominos" by The Big Pink
"Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry [note 2]
"Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair" by Arctic Monkeys
"We Found Love" by Rihanna
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift
23 January 2010
22 May 2010 (Big Weekend)
15 September 2010
6 June 2011
25 October 2011


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Fall Out Boy "So Sick" by Ne-Yo
"Love Lockdown" by Kanye West
25 May 2006
20 October 2008
Faithless "Dub Be Good to Me" by Beats International 22 November 2006
The Feeling "Doctor Pressure" by Mylo versus Miami Sound Machine
"You're So Vain" by Carly Simon
"Time Is Running Out" by Muse
"Work" by Kelly Rowland[note 5]
March 2006
6 February 2008
Fenech-Soler "Do It Like a Dude" by Jessie J 5 February 2011
Fightstar "Waitin' for a Superman" by The Flaming Lips
"A.M. 180" by Grandaddy
"Battlefield" by Jordan Sparks

23 July 2009
Fixers "What's My Name" by Rihanna 15 January 2011
Flobots "What's Your Problem?" by The Zutons 1 October 2008
Florence and the Machine "Halo" by Beyoncé[note 7]
"Take Care" by Drake featuring Rihanna
24 June 2009
25 November 2011
Foals "Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani
"One (Your Name) by Swedish House Mafia featuring Pharrell
14 March 2008
18 September 2010
Foo Fighters "Lyla" by Oasis
"Keep the Car Running" by Arcade Fire[note 5]
23 August 2005
17 August 2007
Frank Turner "Greatest Day" by Take That 12 January 2009
Franz Ferdinand "Mis-Shapes" by Pulp
"What You Waiting For?" by Gwen Stefani[note 4]
Combination of "Womanizer" by Britney Spears and "We Made You" by Eminem
6 February 2004
6 April 20090
The Fratellis "Ooh La Hot Love" - a mashup of "Ooh La La" by Goldfrapp and "Hot Love" by T.Rex
"Hotel Yorba" by The White Stripes
Mashup of "Mercy" by Duffy and "I Could Be So Good For You" by Dennis Waterman
30 August 2006
7 February 2007
9 May 2008
The Fray "Hips Don't Lie" by Shakira[note 1]
"Heartless" by Kanye West
21 February 2007
16 February 2009
Friendly Fires "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon
"Lights" by Ellie Goulding
12 November 2008
22 July 2011
fun. "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye featuring Kimbra 16 May 2012
The Futureheads "Hounds of Love" by Kate Bush[note 4]
"Acapella" by Kelis
25 March 2003
17 April 2010


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Gabriella Cilmi "Closer" by Ne-Yo 13 August 2008
The Gaslight Anthem "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson 1 July 2009
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly "Standing in the Way of Control" by Gossip 7 March 2007
Girls Aloud "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse[note 9]
"With Every Heartbeat" by Robyn with Kleerup[note 5]
"Apologize" by Timbaland featuring OneRepublic
A combination of Labrinth's "Beneath Your Beautiful" and Girls Aloud's "Beautiful Cause You Love Me"
10 November 2006
November 2007
25 September 2008
14 December 2012
Glasvegas "Back to Black" by Amy Winehouse 1 September 2008
Goldfrapp "Boys Will Be Boys" by The Ordinary Boys
"It's Not Over Yet" by Klaxons[note 5]
27 April 2006
8 February 2008
Gorillaz "Crystalised" by The XX 20 November 2010
Gossip "Careless Whisper" by George Michael[note 8]
"Love Lockdown" by Kanye West
16 May 2007
22 June 2009
Graham Coxon "Time for Heroes" by The Libertines 25 October 2004
Groove Armada "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before" by The Smiths
Guillemots "Take Me Out" by Franz Ferdinand
"Black and Gold" by Sam Sparro[note 5]
"SexyBack" by Justin Timberlake
5 September 2006
19 May 2008
Gym Class Heroes "Leave Before the Lights Come On" by Arctic Monkeys 20 July 2007


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Hadouken! "99 Problems" by Jay-Z 25 January 2010
Haim "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus 25 September 2013
Hard-Fi "Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes
"Love Is Gone" by David Guetta
"Sweat" by Snoop Dogg
19 April 2005
12 March 2008
11 August 2011
The Holloways "The Sweet Escape" by Gwen Stefani featuring Akon 20 June 2007
The Hoosiers "LoveStoned" by Justin Timberlake[note 5]
"It's a Hit" by We Are Scientists
17 October 2007
Hope of the States "Beautiful" by Christina Aguilera
The Horrors "Best Thing I Never Had" by Beyoncé 13 October 11
Hot Chip "Wearing My Rolex" by Wiley
"She Wolf" by Shakira
7 May 2008
Hurts "Once" by Diana Vickers 29 May 2010


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Ian Brown "Thriller" by Michael Jackson
Ida Maria "Sweet About Me" by Gabriella Cilmi[note 5] f 25 July 2008
Imagine Dragons "Not Giving In" by Rudimental 11 September 2013[12]


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Jack Johnson "My Doorbell" by The White Stripes 20 February 2006
Jack Peñate "1234" by Feist
"Kiss" by Prince
"Bulletproof" by La Roux
11 December 2007
18 June 2009
Jaimeson "Wonderwall" by Oasis
Jamelia "Numb" by Linkin Park[note 4]
"Take Your Mama" by Scissor Sisters
8 December 2006
James Blunt "In a Little While" by U2
"If There's Any Justice" by Lemar[note 4]
"Young Folks" by Peter Bjorn and John

10 February 2006
12 September 2007
James Morrison "Valerie" by The Zutons
"Out of Time" by Blur
"Sex on Fire" by Kings of Leon
"Lithium" by Nirvana
6 February 2007
19 September 2008
26 September 2011
Jamie Cullum "Frontin'" by Pharrell[note 4] 11 February 2004
Jamie T "When the Night Feels My Song" by Bedouin Soundclash
"If I Were a Boy" by Beyoncé
18 October 2006
7 September 2009
Jamie Woon "Someone Like You" by Adele 26 March 2011
Jason Derulo "She Said" by Plan B[note 2]
"Forget You" by Cee Lo Green
"Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons
3 June 2010
21 September 2011
7 September 2013
Jay Sean "I Gotta Feeling" by The Black Eyed Peas[note 2] 27 November 2009
Jem "In My Place" by Coldplay 15 June 2005
Jessie J "Young Blood" by The Naked and Famous
"We Found Love" by Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris I Knew You Were Trouble by Taylor Swift 4 March 2011
17 February 2012
20 September 2013
JLS "Stand By Me/Beautiful Girls" by Ben E. King/Sean Kingston
"The Fear" by Lily Allen
"Earthquake" by Labrinth
9 May 2009
15 September 2009
9 December 2011
Joe McElderry "Telephone" by Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé
"Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey (performed at Radio 1's big weekend)
22 May 2010 (Big Weekend)
John Legend "Ex-Factor" by Lauryn Hill 8 June 2005
JoJo "Times Like These" by Foo Fighters November 2004
Joker "Evolve or Be Extinct" by Wiley 12 April 2012
Jonas Brothers "Thinking Of You" by Katy Perry 15 June 2009
Jonsi "Time to Pretend" by MGMT 20 March 2010
Jordin Sparks "Hot n Cold" by Katy Perry 13 October 2009
Joss Stone "Wonderful World" by James Morrison
Just Jack "Trick Me" by Kelis
"Live Your Life" by T.I.
31 March 2009
José González "Heartbeats" by The Knife[note 1][note 10]


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
K'naan "Roll Away Your Stone" by Mumford and Sons 19 June 2010
Kaiser Chiefs "What Time Is Love?" by The KLF
"Golden Skans" by Klaxons
"Time to Pretend" by MGMT
14 February 2006
11 May 2007
24 September 2008
Kaleem Taylor "Thinkin Bout You" by Frank Ocean 18 January 2012
Kano "Feel Good Inc." by Gorillaz 16 September 2005
Kasabian "Out of Space" by The Prodigy
"Somebody to Love" by Jefferson Airplane
"The Sweet Escape" by Gwen Stefani[note 7]
"Video Games" by Lana Del Rey
10 November 2004
8 November 2006
14 September 2009
26 October 2011
Kate Nash "Fluorescent Adolescent" by Arctic Monkeys[note 5]
"Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes
5 October 2007
11 February 2008
Katy B "Let Me Go" by Maverick Sabre 16 August 2011
Katy Perry "Electric Feel" by MGMT[note 7]
"Paris" by Jay-Z & Kanye West
17 September 2008
19 March 2012
Keane "With or Without You" by U2[note 4]
"Dirrtylicious" - a mashup of "Dirrty" by Christina Aguilera and "Bootylicious" by Destiny's Child[note 1]
"Another One Bites the Dizzee" - a mashup of "Another One Bites the Dust" by Queen and "Dance wiv Me" by Dizzee Rascal
24 November 2004
8 October 2008
Kele "Blah Blah Blah" by Kesha feat. 3OH!3 14 August 2010
Kelis "In For The Kill" by La Roux 12 May 2010
Kelly Clarkson "Princess of China" by Coldplay featuring Rihanna 6 June 2012
Kelly Rowland "Underdog" by Kasabian[note 2] 1 July 2010
Keri Hilson "Supernova" by Mr. Hudson ft. Kanye West 25 September 2009
Kids In Glass Houses "Hollywood" by Marina and the Diamonds [note 2] 25 March 2010
The King Blues "Bonkers" by Dizzee Rascal and Armand Van Helden [note 7] 5 May 2009
Kings of Leon "Dancing On My Own" by Robyn 10 Sep 2013[13]
Klaxons "My Love" by Justin Timberlake
"Fairground" by Simply Red
"Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga
24 January 2007
15 February 2008
21 October 2010
The Kooks "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley[note 4]
"Roxanne" by The Police
"Violet Hill" by Coldplay
"Pumped Up Kicks" by Foster the People
30 March 2006
8 February 2007
3 July 2008
6 September 2011
Kosheen "Can't Get You Out of My Head" by Kylie Minogue
KT Tunstall "Get Ur Freak On" by Missy Elliott
"The Prayer" by Bloc Party[note 1]
"Fake Plastic Trees" by Radiohead
3 May 2005
22 August 2007
Kylie Minogue "Wonderful Life" by Hurts [note 2] 29 September 2010


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Labrinth "Beautiful People" by Chris Brown 20 October 2011
La Roux "Farewell to the Fairground" by White Lies 23 June 2009
Lady Gaga "Viva la Vida" by Coldplay 20 April 2009
Lady Sovereign "Shake It" by Metro Station 15 April 2009
Ladyhawke "Womanizer" by Britney Spears 8 December 2008
Lana Del Rey "Goodbye Kiss" by Kasabian 20 April 2012
The Last Shadow Puppets "SOS (Rescue Me)" by Rihanna 4 July 2008
Lee Ryan "Best of You" by Foo Fighters 22 July 2005
Lemar "Vertigo" by U2
"I Believe in a Thing Called Love" by The Darkness[note 4]
"Empire State Of Mind (Part II)" by Alicia Keys
12 November 2004

3 February 20100
Lenka "Jump in the Pool" by Friendly Fires 17 June 2009
Leona Lewis "Run" by Snow Patrol (Later released on the deluxe edition of her album)
"Stop Crying Your Heart Out" by Oasis
"Let the Sun Shine" by Labrinth
"Better In Time/Man Down" by Leona Lewis/Rihanna
31 October 2007
21 January 2010
23 May 2011
23 May 2011
Lethal Bizzle "Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman 17 June 2011
Liberty X "O Holy Night"
Lil' Chris "SexyBack" by Justin Timberlake 29 September 2006
Lily Allen "Naïve" by The Kooks
"I'm Outta Time" by Oasis
3 July 2006
2 December 2009
Little Boots "Beat Again" by JLS 19 August 2009
Little Jackie "Viva la Vida" by Coldplay 29 August 2008
Little Mix "I Will Wait" by Mumford and Sons
A combination of "Holy Grail" by Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake, "Counting Stars" by OneRepublic and "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana
Loick Essien "Dynamite" by Taio Cruz
"Lego House" by Ed Sheeran
13 September 2010 (1xtra)
10 November 2011
London Grammar "In For The Kill" by La Roux 8 September 2013[14]
Lostprophets "Cry Me a River" by Justin Timberlake
"Going Underground" by The Jam
"Boys Don't Cry" by The Cure
"Empire State of Mind" by Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys
"Earthquake" by Labrinth featuring Tinie Tempah
30 November 2006
February 2004
22 January 2010
22 May 2012


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Mac Miller "Thugz Mansion" by 2Pac 24 May 2012
The Maccabees "Boom Boom Pow" by The Black Eyed Peas
"Lonely Boy" by The Black Keys
8 July 2009
15 March 2012
Machel Montano "Waiting in Vain" by Bob Marley 19 August 2011
Magnetic Man "Whip My Hair" by Willow Smith 22 February 2011
The Magic Numbers "Take Me Out" by Franz Ferdinand
"Over and Over" by Hot Chip
"Crazy in Love" by Beyoncé
"There Is a Light That Never Goes Out" by The Smiths
6 February 2006
25 October 2006
Mann "This is How We Do It" by Montell Jordan 15 July 2011
Marilyn Manson "What Goes Around.../...Comes Around" by Justin Timberlake 23 May 2007
Marina and the Diamonds "Starstrukk" by 3OH!3 [note 2]
"Perfect Stranger" by Magnetic Man featuring Katy B
"Boyfriend" by Justin Bieber
23 April 2010
16 October 2010
18 April 2012
Mario "She Will Be Loved" by Maroon 5
Mark Ronson "Golden Skans" by Klaxons
Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart (feat. MNDR) by Alicia Keys
"We Used to Wait" (feat. Kyle Falconer and Alex Greenwald) by Arcade Fire
15 December 2008
17 July 2010
18 October 2010
Marmaduke Duke "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)" by Beyoncé 22 April 2009
Maroon 5 "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys "Don't Look Back in Anger" by Oasis
A combination of The Police's "So Lonely" and Akon's "Don't Matter"
15 October 2004
4 May 2007
Matt Willis "All These Things That I've Done" by The Killers 22 May 2006
Maverick Sabre "A Change Is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke
"Wonderwall" by "Oasis
A combination of "Video Games" by Lana Del Rey and "Heaven" by Emeli Sandé
1 August 2011
17 March 2011
7 February 2012
Maxïmo Park "Shiver" by Natalie Imbruglia
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers[note 1]
"Just Dance" by Lady Gaga featuring Akon and Colby O'Donis
20 July 2005
4 April 2007
6 May 2009
McFly "I Predict a Riot" by Kaiser Chiefs
"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" by John Lennon
"Born to Run" by Bruce Springsteen
"I Kissed a Girl" by Katy Perry[note 5]
"Dynamite by Taio Cruz[note 2]"
26 October 2005
20 December 2006
10 December 2007
10 September 2008
10 September 2010
Metro Station "Dead and Gone" by T.I. 23 March 2009
M.I.A. "Everyday I Love You Less and Less" by Kaiser Chiefs 6 September 2005
Michael Kiwanuka "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye 12 March 2012
Miike Snow "In For The Kill" by La Roux [note 2] 30 January 2010
Miles Kane "Heaven" by Emeli Sandé 20 September 2011
Mika A combination of "Same Jeans" by The View, "Brimful of Asha" by Cornershop
and Marc Cohn's "Walking in Memphis"
"Teardrop" by Massive Attack
"Poker Face" by Lady Gaga
31 January 2007
13 April 2008
28 September 2009
Mini Viva "Heartbeat" by Nneka 9 September 2009
Mis-Teeq "Clint Eastwood" by Gorillaz
"21 Seconds" by So Solid Crew
Modestep "Paradise" by Coldplay 8 November 2011
Mr. Hudson "Beat Again" by JLS 10 October 2009
Ms. Dynamite "Don't Go" by Wretch 32 31 August 2011
Mumford & Sons "I'm Not Alone" by Calvin Harris
"Cousins" by Vampire Weekend
3 October 2009
1 March 2010
Muse "Sign o' the Times" by Prince (musician) 28 September 2012
Mutya Buena "Worried About Ray" by The Hoosiers 10 October 2007
My Chemical Romance "Song 2" by Blur[note 4]
"Common People" by Pulp

31 March 2011
Mylo "Sweet Child o' Mine" by Guns N' Roses 16 May 2005
Mystery Jets "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis 11 June 2008
Mz Bratt "Go" by Delilah 26 October 2011


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Naughty Boy "Sonnentanz (Sun Don't Shine)" (feat. Chasing Grace) by Klangkarussell 12 September 2013[15]
Natasha Bedingfield "Somewhere Only We Know" by Keane
"The Scientist" by Coldplay[note 4]
"Chasing Cars" by Snow Patrol[note 1]
"Ray of Light" by Madonna
4 February 2005
May 2004
16 March 2007
19 September 2007
N-Dubz "Dancing Choose" by TV on the Radio
A combination of "About You Now" by Sugababes and "With You" by Chris Brown
A combination of "Meet Me Halfway" by The Black Eyed Peas and "Down" by Jay Sean
A combination of "The Man Who Can't Be Moved" and "Breakeven", both by The Script
19 November 2008
9 May 2010
12 November 2009
12 February 2010
Nelly Furtado "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley 31 May 2006
Nero "Live Those Days Tonight" by Friendly Fires 3 August 2011
Newton Faulkner "Foundations" by Kate Nash[note 5]
"Mama Do (Uh Oh Uh Oh)" by Pixie Lott[note 7]
19 October 2007
26 September 2009
Ne-Yo "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own" by U2
"Take a Bow" by Rihanna
16 March 2006
24 July 2008
Nickelback "Gallery" by Tellison 20 May 2009
Noah and the Whale "Call Your Girlfriend" by Robyn
"Paradise" by Coldplay
10 August 2011
24 October 2011
Noisettes "When You Were Young" by The Killers[note 7] 25 March 2009


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Olly Murs "Without You" by David Guetta 22 November 2011
"I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday" by Wizzard 21 December 2012
"Don't You Worry Child" by Swedish House Mafia 7 March 2013
One Night Only "Rockstar" by Nickelback 30 April 2008
OneRepublic "Mercy" by Duffy 5 March 2008
The Ordinary Boys "All the Things She Said" by t.A.T.u.
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper
15 July 2004
29 November 2006
Orson "Push the Button" by Sugababes[note 4] 10 May 2006


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Paloma Faith "Sexy Chick" by David Guetta featuring Akon[note 7]
"Fairytale of New York" by The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl
29 September 2009
19 December 2009
Panic! at the Disco "Maneater" by Nelly Furtado
"Valerie" by The Zutons
3 December 2006
28 March 2008
Paolo Nutini "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse[note 1]
"Time to Pretend" by MGMT
6 December 2006
6 November 2009
Paramore "Love's Not a Competition (But I'm Winning)" by Kaiser Chiefs[note 5]
"Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon and "Matilda" by Alt-J
1 February 2008
4 September 2009 April 2013
Pendulum "Violet Hill" by Coldplay
"The Catalyst" by Linkin Park[note 5]
30 July 2008
21 September 2010
The Pigeon Detectives "Girlfriend" by Avril Lavigne[note 1]
"Ready for the Floor" by Hot Chip[note 5]
15 August 2007
30 May 2008
Pink "Girl On Fire" by Alicia Keys 5 December 2012
Pixie Lott "When Love Takes Over" by David Guetta ft. Kelly Rowland [note 2]
"Forget You" by Cee-Lo Green
"Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)" by Lloyd featuring Lil Wayne and Andre 3000
19 November 2009
9 October 2010
31 January 2012
Plain White Ts "The Day That Never Comes" by Metallica 7 December 2010
Plan B "Pass Out" by Tinie Tempah [note 2]
Acapella by Kelis
"In the Bleak Midwinter"
31 March 2010
26 June 2010 (at Glastonbury)
18 December 2010
The Pretty Reckless "Love the Way Your Islands Lie", a mashup of "Islands" by The xx and "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem featuring Rihanna 23 August 2010
Professor Green "Billionaire" by Travie McCoy ft. Bruno Mars [note 2]
"What Do You Take Me For?" by Pixie Lott
"Hometown Glory" by Adele
20 July 2010
31 October 2011
1 June 2012
Pulled Apart by Horses A combination of "Whip My Hair" by Willow Smith and "Whip It" by Devo 4 December 2010


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
R.E.M. "Munich" by Editors[note 5] 26 March 2008
Razorlight "Hey Ya!" by OutKast
"No One Knows" by Queens Of The Stone Age
7 June 2004
26 September 2008
Red Light Company "Paper Planes by M.I.A. 2 June 2009
Reverend and The Makers "Trick Me" by Kelis 30 May 2007
Rihanna "Had Enough" by The Enemy 2 December 2007
Rita Ora "Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye
"No Church in the Wild" by Jay-Z and Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean
13 February 2012
8 June 2012
Rizzle Kicks "Summertime Sadness" by Lana Del Rey 6 September 2013[16]
Robbie Williams "Human" by The Killers
"Shine" (with Gary Barlow) by Take That
11 November 2009
7 October 2010
Robyn "Since U Been Gone" by Kelly Clarkson
"Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart" by Alicia Keys
"Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" by Coldplay
8 August 2007
16 June 2010
26 July 2011
Roll Deep "Airplanes" by B.o.B (1xtra Live Lounge)
"Telephone" by Lady Gaga [note 2]
5 May 2010
17 August 2010
Roni Size & Dynamite MC "Drop It Like It's Hot" by Snoop Dogg 2005


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
SBTRKT "Blue Cassette" by Friendly Fires 6 January 2012
Sam and the Womp "We'll Be Coming Back" by Calvin Harris 22 August 2012
Sam Sparro "American Boy" by Estelle[note 5] 11 April 2008
Santogold "Hometown Glory" by Adele[note 5] 18 July 2008
The Saturdays "Beggin'" by Madcon[note 7]
"Winter Wonderland" by Bing Crosby
"Just the Way You Are (Amazing) by Bruno Mars
"I Need a Dollar"/"Buzzin'" by Aloe Blacc/Mann
30 October 2008
17 December 2009
29 October 2010
21 June 2011
Scissor Sisters "Take Me Out" by Franz Ferdinand[note 11]
"Dare" by Gorillaz
"Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley
"All the Lovers" by Kylie Minogue [note 2]
16 June 2004
22 June 2010
Scott Matthews "Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes 21 September 2006
Scouting for Girls A combination of Kylie Minogue's "2 Hearts" and OutKast's "Ms. Jackson"
"A Million Love Songs" by Take That[note 7]
"Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey [note 2]
"Skinny Love" by Bon Iver
Wings by Little Mix
28 November 2007
9 February 2009
13 April 2010
13 July 2011
30 August 2012
The Script "Lose Yourself" by Eminem[note 5]
"Times Like These" by Foo Fighters[note 7]
"Written in the Stars by Tinie Tempah
Anything Could Happen by Ellie Goulding
28 July 2008
7 May 2009
17 November 2010
29 November 2012
Shontelle "Red" by Daniel Merriweather 8 June 2009
Simon Webbe "When You Were Young" by The Killers 17 November 2006
Skepta "All of the Lights" by Kanye West 29 January 2011
Snow Patrol "Just Like Christmas" by Low
"One Day Like This" by Elbow
"Ray of Light" by Madonna
"Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" by Katy Perry
15 December 2004
23 September 2008
30 October 2009
14 November 2011
Starsailor "Push the Button" by Sugababes[note 12]
"Don't Stop Movin'" by S Club 7
5 October 2005
20 February 2002
Stereophonics "Ooh La La" by Goldfrapp[note 13]
"You Sexy Thing" by Hot Chocolate
"Best of You" by Foo Fighters
14 December 2007
Stornoway "Wearing My Rolex" by Wiley 14 May 2010
Sugababes "Living for the Weekend" by Hard-Fi[note 4]
"Hey There Delilah" by Plain White T's
"Spiralling" by Keane[note 7]
"Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)" by Florence and the Machine
14 March 2006
3 October 2007
9 October 2008
10 November 2009


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Taio Cruz "This Is an Emergency" by The Pigeon Detectives
"Little Lion Man" by Mumford & Sons [note 2]
"Billionaire" by Travie McCoy
"Hold It Against Me" by Britney Spears
28 May 2008
12 October 2009
25 August 2010 (1Xtra)
18 February 2011
Take That "Everyday I Love You Less and Less" by Kaiser Chiefs 20 November 2006
Talay Riley "Do It Like A Dude" by Jessie J 24 January 2011 (1Xtra)
Taylor Swift "White Blank Page" by Mumford & Sons 5 April 2011
Tali "21 Questions" by 50 Cent 5 May 2004
The Temper Trap "In for the Kill" by La Roux 15 December 2009
The Thrills "Like a Virgin" by Madonna September 2004
Tinchy Stryder "The Fear" by Lily Allen
A combination (with Amelle) of "Sweet Dreams" by Beyoncé and "Beat Again" by JLS[note 7]
"Bodies" by Robbie Williams
"Kickstarts" by Example[note 2]
"Over" by Drake
19 January 2009
7 August 2009
31 October 2009
11 August 2010
11 August 2010 (1Xtra)
Ting Tings A combination of "Standing in the Way of Control" by Gossip[note 5] and "The Power" by Snap!
"Santa Baby" by Eartha Kitt
"Born to Die" by Lana Del Rey
7 July 2008
16 December 2008
29 February 2012
Tinie Tempah "Uprising" by Muse 9 June 2010
Travie McCoy "The Cave" by Mumford and Sons 27 July 2010
Travis "...Baby One More Time" by Britney Spears
True Tiger "I Need a Dollar"(with Professor Green and Maverick Sabre) by Aloe Blacc 23 May 2011 (at the Olympic Stadium launching Hackney's Big Weekend 2012)
Tulisa "Titanium" by David Guetta featuring Sia 1 May 2012
Turin Brakes "No Scrubs" by TLC
The Twang "Mary" by Scissor Sisters 14 May 2007
Twin Atlantic "Who You Are" by Jessie J 11 January 2012
Two Door Cinema Club "The Cave" by Mumford and Sons [17] 4 May 2011

Two Door Cinema Club 'Treasure' by Bruno Mars


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
The Vaccines "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" by Katy Perry 23 August 2011
Vampire Weekend "Fight for this Love" by Cheryl Cole 16 December 2009
The View "Rewind" by Paolo Nutini 17 January 2007
The Veronicas "Uprising" by Muse 21 September 2009
Villagers "Back for Good" by Take That 5 March 2011


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
The Wanted "For the First Time" by The Script
"Animal" by Neon Trees
25 October 2010
16 March 2011
We Are Scientists "Hoppípolla" by Sigur Rós[note 14]
"Rockstar" by Nickelback
4 May 2006
29 February 2008
White Lies "Love Lockdown" by Kanye West 14 January 2009
Will Young "Hey Ya!" by OutKast[note 4]
"Don't Cha" by Pussycat Dolls
15 March 2004
11 January 2006
Willy Mason "The Message" by Grandmaster Flash 25 February 2005
The Wombats "Patience" by Take That
"Frosty the Snowman"
"Price Tag" by Jessie J
9 January 2008
18 December 2008
11 April 2011
Wretch 32 "Someone Like You" by Adele 19 April 2011


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
You Me at Six "Poker Face" by Lady Gaga
"Starry Eyed" by Ellie Goulding [note 2]
"Domino" by Jessie J
27 May 2009
18 May 2010
10 April 2012
Avicii "Wake me up by Avicii 15 September 2013
Young Guns "The Writer" by Ellie Goulding 27 August 2010 (Reading Festival)


Artist/group Song(s) Date(s)
Zed Bias and Omar "Everybody Loves The Sunshine" by Roy Ayers 29 June 2011
The Zutons "Take Your Mama" by Scissor Sisters
"Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley
"Beautiful" by Christina Aguilera[note 5]
"Shut Up and Let Me Go" by Ting Tings
18 October 2004
23 May 2008


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Appears on Radio 1's Live Lounge – Volume 2
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w Appears on Radio 1's Live Lounge – Volume 5
  3. ^ Appears on Winehouse's "Back to Black"
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Appears on Radio 1's Live Lounge
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x Appears on Radio 1's Live Lounge – Volume 3
  6. ^ Appears on The Bees' Sunshine Hit Me
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Appears on Radio 1's Live Lounge – Volume 4
  8. ^ a b Appears on Radio 1 Established 1967
  9. ^ Appears on Girls Aloud's "Call the Shots"
  10. ^ Released as a single
  11. ^ Appears on Scissor Sisters' "Mary"
  12. ^ Appears on Starsailor's "This Time"
  13. ^ Appears on Stereophonics's "Rewind"
  14. ^ Appears on We Are Scientists's Crap Attack


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