A new cover songs poll put out by socially omnipresent entertainment commentator Perez Hilton shows the continuing interest in cover tunes among music fans everywhere. Perez took ten of the top covers by popular artists and asked readers to rank them.
As of this article writing in May 2017, here's how the ranking looked:
#1 Whitney Houston "I Will Always Love You" (cover of Dolly Parton original)
#2 Sinead O'Connor "Nothing Compares 2 U" (cover of Prince original)
#3 Aretha Franklin "Respect" (cover of Otis Redding original)
#4 Fugees "Killing Me Softly" (cover of Roberta Flack original)
#5 Joan Jett "I Love Rock And Roll" (cover of The Arrows original)