"Wake Up Everybody" was covered in 1995 by British singer Sonia. It was produced by Steve Levine for fourth studio album Love Train - The Philly Album (1998). The song was released as the album's first and final single. This single has two B-sides - "Show You the Way to Go" and "Nowhere Left to Hide". The first B-side appears on Sonia's fourth studio album. This single was the most unsuccessful single by Sonia (It reached #155 in UK). This was Sonia's last single until "Fool for Love" in 2009.
In 2004, a cover version was released to coincide with the 2004 presidential election. It features a collection of music stars who urge young people to go out and vote. The song was produced by Babyface, and features various prominent R&B singers and rappers. It was an airplay-only single. It reached #119 on the BillboardHot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart.
The song was covered by American singer and actor Nick Scotti. Released as the first single from his self-titled 1993 album, Scotti's version of the song reached #9 on the BillboardHot Dance Club Play chart in May of that year.
In 2004, Blues singer Keb Mo also released the song "Wake up everybody" on his CD "Back By popular demand" which also contains covers like "Times they are a changing" by Bob Dylan and "Imagine" by John Lennon.