Editors' Choice

YouTube Stars Cover ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’ With Cups

Diana Rolland / March 8, 2017

Originally inspired by the cups song by Anna Kendrick from the first Pitch Perfect movie, these talented musicians cover the hot new duet between Zayn Malik and Taylor Swift. The video was released just a couple days ago, and have already garnered over 887,000 video views.


Produced by musician, video editor, and YouTube celebrity, Kurt Hugo Schneider, the quartet gives us a beautiful, and creative cover of the pop hit. Schneider has been known for years as the one of the biggest producers on YouTube, giving us lots of amazing and unique cover videos.



Alongside Kurt are vocalists and YouTube stars Sam Tsui, Madilyn Bailey, and Kina Grannis, all with amazing voices and massive social media followings. You can be sure to find many of their videos on the internet with covers, originals, medleys, and other collaborations with each other and with other YouTube stars.


‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’, originally recorded by former One Direction member, Zayn Malik, and Taylor Swift. The song was produced and recorded for the ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ soundtrack, and was released in early December 2016.


This isn’t the first time they’ve performed with cups as percussion instruments. They’ve also covered Anna Kendrick’s cups song back in 2013