19 Famous Musicians Who Have Performed Concerts From Home While Self-Isolating

    A lot stinks lately — this music definitely does not.

    Like everyone else, famous musicians are self-isolating at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Luckily for us, a lot of them have used this time to share at-home performances:

    1. Chris Martin performed Coldplay classics like "Yellow" from his home studio.

    Martin's performance was the first of the Global Citizen and the World Health Organization’s ongoing Together at Home concert series, which is meant to raise awareness and funds for the pandemic.

    2. One Direction's Niall Horan also did a virtual concert for the Together at Home series.

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    Horan played tracks like "No Judgement" from his new album Heartbreak Weather, plus songs from his first album, Flicker.

    3. Common took part in the series too, performing live from his living room.

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    Common offered encouragement while performing songs like “Take it EZ,” “One-Nine-Nine-Nine,” and “I Used to Love H.E.R.”

    4. Charlie Puth performed his 30-minute Together at Home set from his home piano.

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    Puth played "Attention," “One Call Away,” and “Some Type of Love," among others.

    5. And John Legend performed for the series while joking around with wife Chrissy Teigen, who sat on the piano wearing a towel and drinking wine.

    6. Kelly Clarkson gave us this cover — live from her bathroom — of Mariah Carey's "Vanishing."

    7. JoJo encouraged social distancing by performing a rewrite of her song "Leave (Get Out)" called "Chill (Stay In)."

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    8. Country star Brad Paisley did an at-home concert featuring a FaceTime duet with Carrie Underwood.

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    Paisley plans to livestream more performances in the days ahead.

    9. Pink sang and played the piano on this amazing cover of Bob Dylan's "To Make You Feel My Love."

    10. Neil Young shared an intimate concert from his Colorado home, featuring six solo acoustic versions of songs like "Tell Me Why" and "Vampire Blues."

    11. Ariana Grande treated us to a short a cappella version of Whitney Houston's “I Believe in You and Me.”

    12. Canadian singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright — feeling very comfortable at home in his robe, lol — performed his 2003 song "Vibrate."

    13. Speaking of Canadian artists, Ron Sexsmith shared this solo piano take of his song "Former Glory."

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    Sexsmith's new album Hermitage drops on April 17, but he decided to perform this hopeful track from 2002's Cobblestone Runway with the lyrics:

    "For the day is coming soon/You don't have to worry/Your light will return/In its former glory/Your light will return/The summer will return/Your heart will rise again/In its former glory."

    14. Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson gave us these charming versions of "Do It Again" and "Love and Mercy."

    15. Grammy-winning international artist Angelique Kidjo performed three songs from her home in Paris, France — including a cover of the Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter" — for part two of the In My Room series.

    16. Norah Jones raised awareness for organizations you can donate to with this living room version of the Guns N' Roses classic "Patience."

    Hey everyone. I hope you’re ok in these strange times. If you’re in a position to make a donation, there are many organizations who are getting food or supplies to people in need. @FeedingAmerica, @MusiCares are a couple. #livefromhome #playdate #gunsnroses #patience #love (1/2)

    17. Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard performed a new song he wrote for his home state of Washington entitled “Life in Quarantine.”

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    Washington has been one of the states hardest hit by the coronavirus. Gibbard plans to continue livestreaming daily performances from his home at 4 p.m. PT.

    18. Singer/actor Katharine McPhee Foster and her 16-time Grammy winning husband David Foster previewed a daily show they plan to do.

    19. And composer Andrew Lloyd Webber shared this lovely version of "Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again" from his musical The Phantom of the Opera.

    What an incredible number of responses we have received to All I Ask Of You! As requested by many of you, including @KChenoweth, here's Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again, as well as a bit of insight into a hidden secret on Phantom - #TeamALW #MusicInIsolation

    Webber says the video is part of a new series he is doing entitled Composer in Isolation. He's also posted this clip of "All I Ask Of You."

    And cool performances I missed? Let us know in the comments!