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Maggie Rogers Covers Tate McRae’s ‘Greedy’ for BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge

The Canadian singer's smash single surpassed a billion plays on Spotify this week.

Maggie Rogers

Maggie Rogers

Nicole Mago

Maggie Rogers got “Greedy” this week with her flawless cover of Tate McRae‘s hit single, which she performed at the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge.

Rogers put her characteristically folksy spin on the pop hit, stripping down the verse before belting the powerful chorus: “I would want myself/ Baby, please believe me/ I’ll put you through hell/ Just to know me.”


The Canadian singer’s smash single surpassed a billion plays on Spotify this week, making it McRae’s second song to do so, following her 2020 hit “You Broke Me First.” It’s also McRae’s first top 10 on the all-genre, multi-metric Billboard Hot 100, reaching a No. 7 high to date. It topped the Billboard Global 200 chart, the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. and the Billboard Canadian Hot 100 tallies.

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“I don’t think people really expected me to release a song like this. I didn’t expect me to release it. I was deciding for forever which song I wanted to come back from a 10-month break. I think also people weren’t expecting me to dance like I did in the music video, and I think it was just a little shocking,” she previously told Billboard of the track. “It also feels like a switch-up in my personality and I think my fans were ready to see a more confident bada– side of me. It feels very exciting starting the album with that kind of energy going into it.”

The milestone caps off a big month for McRae, who won artist of the year and single of the year, for “Greedy,” at the 2024 Juno Awards, though she didn’t attend. McRae had been nominated for nine awards in previous years, but this year marks her first Juno wins, following a breakthrough year in 2023 and the chart success of her sophomore album Think Later. McRae heads out on her Think Later World Tour this month.

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Watch Maggie Rogers cover Tate McRae’s “Greedy” below.

This article first appeared on Billboard U.S.

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