Sam Smith Covers Christina Aguilera's “Beautiful”
British singer-songwriter Sam Smith released a cover of American singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera's “Beautiful” on September 15, 2023.
The single was released as Amazon Music’s playlist “PROUD”, featuring new music from LGBTQ+ creators.
The original version of the song was released by Christina Aguilera from her fourth studio album “Stripped” in 2002.
The song reached No.1 on the UK Singles chart and No. 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
It was written and produced by Linda Perry. The cover version was produced by Simon Aldred.
“I’ve been such a massive fan of Christina’s for as long as I can remember and will never forget the first time I heard “Beautiful” and how personally it spoke to me,” Sam Smith said of the song in a statement. “The song is a true acceptance anthem and continues to inspire me with its important message to never stop celebrating who you are. I’m honored to have the opportunity to offer my rendition.”
- source : Apple Music