On a shortlist of songs we might expect Demi Lovato to cover, how many are by Lil Wayne? Approximately: none. But that’s why we’re so pleasantly surprised by the bilingual ALMA Awards performer’s choice of tune at her Hammerstein Ballroom concert in New York City last night, proving that she is not only surprisingly sophisticated compared to many of her peers, but also game to cover songs by artists who work in very different genres. (Though we’d probably be even more impressed had Demi decided to take on “A Milli.”) See the “Fix A Heart” songbird cover Weezy (and perform “Skyscraper”) below.
Who did it better — Lil Wayne or Demi?