Taylor Swift & Darren Criss: Week in Celebrity Cover Songs (VIDEOS)

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Check out pop music's biggest stars covering their faves.
The 2012 Grammys may be behind us–with many musical performances now in the books–but that doesn’t keep the biggest stars from continuing to create some great moments.

Celebuzz has put together the top five picks of this week’s best celebrity cover songs. With Kelly Clarkson’s Stronger tour in full effect, she pulls out another stellar cover on a recent tour stop. Also, this week’s Glee had fans grabbing boxes of tissues, and one jaw-dropping scene involved a Young the Giant cover. Take a listen to the rest of our picks, and let us know in the comments which one is your favorite.

Kelly Clarkson covers Demi Lovato’s power anthem “Skyscraper.” Check it out:

As we all know, Glee loves to push boundaries. This week’s episode–appropriately called “On My Way”–left us shell shocked. One particular song–performed by Darren Criss and placed during a suicide scene–left us weeping. Listen to a cover of Young the Giant’s “Cough Syrup”:

Country superstar Miranda Lambert–who recently landed in a Twitter controversey with Chris Brown–is currently on her On Fire tour. At her North Carolina stop on Sunday, the blonde crooner broke out a cover of Aretha Franklin’s “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man.” Take a listen:

Zac Efron and Taylor Swift recently hit up the Ellen Show as part of their promotional tour for The Lorax. At one point, they break out guitars for a cute (but short) cover of Foster the People’s “Pumped Up Kicks.” They do change up the words quite a bit. Check it out:

This week’s Smash episode had Katharine McPhee–who plays Karen Cartwright–going country. As expected, Kat’s voice is well suited for an out-of-the-box genre. Take a listen to her cover of Gretchen Wilson’s “Redneck Woman”: