Each year, Jack Antonoff and his sister Rachel Antonoff host a talent show to raise money for their charitable organization The Ally Coalition, which supports LGBTQ+ youth. Because of the pandemic, this year’s event took place virtually, with performance from the likes of St. Vincent, Hayley Williams, Sleater-Kinney, Lana Del Rey, Spoon, The Chicks, and more.
Among the notable moments: Hayley Williams covered Massive Attack’s “Teardrop” in her bathrobe; St. Vincent’s Annie Clark sang The Beatles’ “Martha My Dear”; and Lana Del Rey crooned “Silent Night”.
The evening also saw Maggie Rogers play “Blood Ballet”, one of the rarities included on her new archival collection, and Clairo covered Norah Jones’ “Sunrise”. Super producer Jack Antonoff also took a moment in the spotlight and performed “this is me trying” from Taylor Swift’s folklore, which he himself co-produced.
Watch recordings of these various performances below. Update: Also check out video of Tierra Whack covering Mary J. Blige’s “Not Bon’ Cry” and Brittany Howard performing PKA’s “Let Me Hear You (Say Yeah)”.
Hayley Williams – “Teardrop”
St. Vincent – “Martha My Dear”
Lana Del Rey – “Silent Night”
Lana Del Rey performing ‘Silent Night’ for The Ally Coalition on twitch. pic.twitter.com/bHkkUx7OUa
— Lana Del Rey Info (@LDReyInfo) December 22, 2020
Maggie Rogers – “Blood Ballet”
.@maggierogers singing "blood ballet" during the ally coalition's 7th annual talent show 🤍 pic.twitter.com/vNGtVCRYs6
— maggie rogers daily (@maggiergsdaily) December 22, 2020
Clairo – “Sunrise”
Sunrise by Norah Jones (covered by @clairo) to bless your tl 💙 pic.twitter.com/av9uwQJ7OP
— skye (@cott_rill) December 22, 2020
Tierra Whack – “Not Gon’ Cry”
Brittany Howard – “Let Me Hear You (Say Yeah)”
Jack Antonoff – “This Is Me Trying”
📹 | @jackantonoff performing ‘this is me trying’ at the 7th @allycoalition Talent Show tonight! pic.twitter.com/LOTkCPHJC7
— Taylor Swift News (@tswiftnzmedia2) December 22, 2020