It was released through Interscope Records on September 27, as the lead single from the soundtrack to the musical romantic drama film, A Star Is Born. The song is heard three times throughout the film, most prominently during a sequence when Cooper's character Jackson Maine invites Gaga's character Ally to perform it onstage with him. Gaga wrote it from Ally's point of view with the self-aware lyrics asking each other if they are content being who they are. A rock power ballad ,  the song finds Gaga and Cooper trading verses and gradually moves toward the climactic final chorus with a vocal run by Gaga. The recording is interspersed with the sound of audience noise and applause. An accompanying music video was also released, showing both Gaga and Cooper's characters singing "Shallow" together onstage, interspersed with scenes from A Star Is Born. Commercially, the song topped the charts in more than twenty countries and reached the top ten elsewhere. Gaga collaborated with Mark Ronson , with whom she had produced her fifth studio album, Joanne , to develop the soundtrack for this version of the film A Star Is Born. Ally confesses she has written a song and sings it briefly for Jackson. Before the second verse Ally musters up the courage to go onstage to sing "Shallow", including belting the loud chorus to the large audience.
If you haven't cried at least once to Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's song "Shallow," then you don't have a heart. I'm kidding, but the tune, which appears in their movie A Star Is Born and earned an Oscar for Best Original Song, is full of emotion, power, and soul. So much so that it's spawned dozens and dozens of covers—a few by some very famous people. Granted, most of the renditions are from Gaga's legion of Little Monsters, but a few A-listers have put their paws up for "Shallow. From Kelly Clarkson to Lea Michele, let's have a look at just a few of the celebrities who are off the deep end for this song. The "Juice" singer swaps her traditionally upbeat style for this haunting rendition of "Shallow. This is the first female-female cover of "Shallow" that I've seen, and it's gorgeous. The best way to survive a workout? Belting "Shallow" the entire time, apparently. Seriously, though, Kate Hudson can sing —which, if you've seen Nine , you already knew.
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Though some artists have dared to take on the song solo, even without two voices, "Shallow" is one hell of a striking song. Now that "Shallow" has earned Gaga her first Academy Award, Billboard decided to honor her latest masterpiece with a roundup of some of the best covers. During the Green Bay, Wisc. The cover also marked a special moment for Michele, who captioned a video of their performance, "This was my dream.
Jonas whipped out an acoustic guitar for his version of "Shallow," which he posted on social media "in honor of Oscar weekend" on Feb. Thanks to Instagram's minute-long video limit, fans were only able to hear 60 seconds of Jonas' cover.
But his smoky vocals are so entrancing, you could easily put that minute on loop for hours and never get sick of it. In honor of Oscar weekend Despite the heartbreaking take, their voices came together for some of the best harmonies of any "Shallow" cover yet. The singer-songwriter brought out the former Fifth Harmony member during her tour stop in Los Angeles on Feb. Though Kelly let Brooke handle the belt-outs on the chorus, she harmonized even higher, making for a bone-chilling rendition.
YouTube stars Boyce Avenue can always be counted on for a great cover, and their "Shallow" rendition is no different. The group's singer teamed up with fellow singer-songwriter Jennel Garcia for the duet, singing along with just an acoustic guitar that brought their flawless voices to the forefront.
Considering the way "Shallow" immediately connected with fans, it was only a matter of time before an artist took it on in BBC's Live Lounge. Not only is this cover impressive because it's a girl playing guitar on a street corner by herself, but what makes it even more awe-inspiring is that the singer is only 13 years old.
Pentatonix unveiled their version of "Shallow" on May 31, along with a breathtaking black-and-white video. KIDS embraced the ballad Nov. The four main singers have standout solos, which are only enhanced by the "ahs" and "dum-dum-dums" of their backing vocalists.
Unsurprisingly, Brooks and Yearwood did the song major justice with their heartfelt vocals -- but mostly, their adorable glances at each other on those harmonies. View this post on Instagram. The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.
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