Tag Archives: Billy Joel

Battle of Same Song Titles: Billy Joel vs Bruno Mars / Usher vs Blue

The battle of two sets of songs is too interesting as an iconic singer battles with a current artist, while at the other, an R&B superstar over a British boyband. So check the battle below:

Billy Joel vs Bruno Mars
“Just the Way You Are”

Billy Joel finally scored his breakthrough single through this love song. This song had lots of girls fall in love as it is like a serenade for them. It became a worldwide hit while in the US, it peaked at number 3.

 

Bruno Mars scored a number one hit when this songĀ  reached the top worldwide. According to reports, it sold over 13 million copies. The song has been a theme song for guys who are serenading ladies just like Billy Joel’s song.

Verdict:
Billy Joel- Just the Way You Are
Melody and Lyrics- 3.75 / Success- 3.75 = 7.5

Bruno Mars- Just the Way You Are
Melody and Lyrics- 4.0 / Success- 4.75 = 8.75

Winner: Both were great and big hits but Bruno Mars takes the victory in this battle.

Usher vs Blue
“You Make Me Wanna”

This song was Usher’s earliest hit as it became his first single to become a top 10 hit. It even reached the UK number one while at vice position in the US. The song is about a guy wanting to leave his girlfriend after realizing he loves his bestfriend. The music video is notable for dancing with his clones and the last step of his dance is removing his shoes.

 

Blue is on top of their career when this song was released after the success of “Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word” with its original singer, Elton John. The song talks about romance. It charted in several countries including UK, where it went to top 5.

Verdict:
Usher- You Make Me Wanna
Melody and Lyrics- 3.25 / Success- 3.25 = 6.5

Blue- U Make Me Wanna
Melody and Lyrics- 3.0 / Success- 2.75= 5.75

Winner: Usher won against Blue in this battle.

Credits: Billboard / Wikipedia

Video from YouTube