9 Of The Weirdest Musical Collaborations Ever

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  • It looks like Beyoncé and Cara Delevingne will be making sweet, sweet music together. You think that's weird? You ain't seen nothing…

    These are the most unusual music collaborations of all time. Some good, some bad, some weirdly wonderful…

    Elton John and Eminem, Stan

    Eminem filled his album with anti-gay slurs, it didn’t get a very good reaction (go figure) so he teamed up with Elton John at the 2001 Grammys to show he wasn’t, in fact, homophobic. The pair went on to become genuine friends. Eminem’s wedding present to Elton and David Furnish? Two diamond cock rings.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiHgjmqRP_8
    Nick Cave and Kylie Minogue, Where The Wild Roses Grow

    Ozzy Osbourne and Jessica Simpson, Walking in a Winter Wonderland
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K05JWjA0atc

    David Bowie and Bing Crosby, Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy

    Rolling Stone described it as a ‘collaboration that defied musical logic,’ but the duet between David Bowie and Bing Crosby in 1977 on Crosby’s TV special Bing Crosby’s A Merrie Olde Christmas became an infamous moment in pop history. Sadly, Bing Crosby died of a heart attack just a month later.

    Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, The Lady is a Tramp

    Blue and Stevie Wonder, Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_yRrEE_J20

    will.i.am, Jennifer Lopez and Mick Jagger, T.H.E

    Jack White and Alicia Keys, Another Way To Die

    An example of two different genres blending together to make something wonderful. This menacing song for the 2008 Bond flick Quantum of Solace

    The Jonas Brothers and Common, Don’t Charge Me For The Crime

    Common took a serious risk with his badass rapper credability with this collab.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD2VX2foCVo

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