"Why" is the first solo single by the Scottish singer Annie Lennox, released in 1992. It was taken from her debut solo album Diva and reached #5 in the United Kingdom and number thirty-four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The single also reached #6 on the U.S. Adult Contemporary chart. The music video won Lennox an award for Best Female Video at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards. -- Wikipedia
The Annie Lennox song Why was covered by ...
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- Jackie Moore covered it on her 1992 single "Why".
- The song was interpreted by Amii Stewart and Dee Dee Bridgewater on a 1994 Italian song festival. Amii Stewart covered it on her 1994 album "Lady to Ladies".
- Keith Caputo covered it on his 2000 album "Died Laughing (Pure)".
- Neal Schon performed an instrumental version on her 2001 album "Voice".
- Carol Welsman covered it on her 2001 album "Hold Me".
- Kiki & Herb covered it on their 2004 album "Kiki & Herb Will Die For You - At Carnegie Hall".
- In 2005 "Why" was covered by DJ Sammy with vocals by Britta Medeiros, a German singer. "Why" is the second single from the album The Rise. The music video features DJ Sammy in a room with a mixboard that he uses to create three holographic women that sing the song.
- Kelly Clarkson covered it live on her 2005 Hazel Eyes Tour.
- The New Orleans Social Club with John Boutté covered it live in 2006.
- Silvia Aprile covered it on X-Factor Italy stage in 2008. The studio version of Aprile's cover was later included in the Italian "X-Factor Compilation".
- Lara Fabian covered it on her 2009 album "Every Woman In Me".
- Canadian artist Allison Crowe covered it on her 2010 album "Spiral".
- The song was covered live in January 2010 by Justin Vernon (of Bon Iver) and Annie Clark at the Music Hall of Williamsburg.
- At Christmas season 2010 it was covered by Patrice Pike in a live recording "Sudden Light: Christmas at the Carillon", with Conspirare (Craig Hella Johnson and Company of Voices).
- In July 2011, the song was covered by singer/songwriter Kevin Caffrey.
- Ukrainian singer Ani Lorak covered the song in May 2012.
- The Fray covered it on the 2012 bonus track of the iTunes "Deluxe Version" of their 2011 album "Scars & Stories".
- Michelle Chamuel covered it in the Finale of The Voice and was released on iTunes in June of 2013.