Skylar Stecker Sings Tori Kelly, Cardi B, and Rihanna in a Game of Song Association | ELLE

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  • Published on Feb 27, 2019
  • Skylar Stecker is ready for center stage. With an album and two shows in store this spring - one at The Roxy in West Hollywood, and a second at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, Wisconsin - the "Redemption" singer stopped by ELLE.com for a quick warmup via Song Association. Listen as she sings oldies from Soul For Real, anthems from Queen Bey, and a Rihanna classic in a race against the clock.
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    See Skylar live:
    Friday, March 22 at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood: smarturl.it/SSLosAngeles2
    Saturday, March 30 at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, Wisconsin: smarturl.it/SSMadison

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Comments • 605

  • April Chow-chee
    April Chow-chee Day ago

    I love her voice

  • shawn mendes
    shawn mendes 3 days ago

    i need tom holland, shawn mendes, and zendaya

  • Lauren Doherty
    Lauren Doherty 10 days ago

    Oh wow she’s actually like the prettiest girl ever

  • Shawn Downey
    Shawn Downey 13 days ago

    "Technically" the lyrics she sang for "Forever" are sampled / borrowed from Alphaville - Forever Young (1984) ruclip.com/video/9OUurVdRGsc/video.html

  • Ezmeralda Castellon
    Ezmeralda Castellon 16 days ago

    does anyone remember her from matty b ? 😭

  • morenaso1
    morenaso1 27 days ago

    She's singing alllllll the melodies wrong.

  • Jaylin Murray
    Jaylin Murray Month ago

    Who else remembers her from that Austin and Ally episode

  • Mabe_love
    Mabe_love Month ago

    I remember discovering her when I was 11 or something and I was kinda obsessed but then I totally forgot about her and now hearing her voice makes me so happy. She has come a long way and she deserves to blow up and get more attention

  • Mya Sam
    Mya Sam Month ago

    Her laugh is so cute

  • Deluxe Tails
    Deluxe Tails Month ago

    Get Pia Mia!!!

  • Hillary Tufino
    Hillary Tufino Month ago

    Finally I AHVE watched so many videos of song associations waiting for someone to sing ring by kehlani

  • ForEva Maeva
    ForEva Maeva Month ago

    IM SO HAPPY she got to be on Elleee

  • Marie P
    Marie P Month ago

    Gorgeous!

  • Flawed BEAUTIEZ
    Flawed BEAUTIEZ 2 months ago

    You’re making me high x Toni Braxton!

  • Angelica Ramos
    Angelica Ramos 2 months ago

    Them : “ Head”
    Me : “ Head shoulders knees and toes knees and toes “

  • Luna Pearl
    Luna Pearl 2 months ago

    I’m playing along!
    Candy: Moonlight - Ariana Grande (“sweet like *candy* he makes me dance)
    Money: 7 Rings - Ariana Grande (“whoever said *money* cant solve your problems must not have had enough *money* to solve em”)
    Ice: Ice Ice Baby (idk who it’s by but ya know)
    Forever: Knew Better / Forever Boy - Ariana Grande (“You’re my *forever* boy)
    Pour: Idk
    Call: Call Me Maybe (ya know 😂)
    Shine: Diamonds (the same one she did)
    Good: The Good the Bad and the Dirty - Panic! At The Disco (“Ohh-ohhh-ohhh-ohhh, the *good* the bad and the dirty”)
    Bad: Bad Decisions - Ariana Grande (“ *BaaaAAaAAaaaaaAaAaaad* boy you make me make *bad* decisions”)
    Dangerous: Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande (“something ‘bout you makes me feel like a *dangerous* woman)
    Ring: idk, I wanted to say 7 Rings but I already used that
    Head: In my head - Ariana Grande (I don’t remember the exact line but it’s in there somewhere, plus the title)
    Bye: Too Good At Goodbyes - Sam Smith (I think It counts?? “I’m way too good at good *byes* “ idk lol)
    High: High Hopes - Panic! At The Disco (“Had to have *high high* hopes for a living”)
    Listen: idk

  • Teeyonshay Taylor
    Teeyonshay Taylor 2 months ago

    Who remembers her matty B days😂

  • Galexy Sparkle
    Galexy Sparkle 2 months ago

    Songs that instantly come to my mind
    Candy- “I need candy any kind’ll do. Don’t care if it’s nutritious or FDA approved” I want Candy by MC Chris
    Money- “Bitch better have my money” bitch better have my money by Rihanna
    Ice- “you’re as cold as ice you’re willing to sacrifice our love” Cold as Ice by Foreigner.
    Forever- “forever and ever we will never part oh how I love you together together...” I say a little prayer by Aretha Franklin
    Pour- “Pour it up pour it up that’s how we ball out” Pour it up by Rihanna
    Call- “you better call Tyrone (call him) but you can’t use my phone” Call Tyrone by Erykah Badu💕
    Shine- “do your chain hang low? Do it wobble to da floor? Do it shine in the light? Is it platinum is is gold?” Chain hang low by Jibbs
    Good- “Turns a flicker to a flame, listen to me good I think of the things, I think of the things we used to do, yeah. That's when my whole world, my whole world turns misty blue” Misty Blue by Etta James 💕
    Bad- “I got a bad feeling my baby done want me no more now the sky is crying and the tears are rolling out my door.” The sky is crying by Etta James
    Dangerous- “Love...Love is dangerous. Oh there's no warning. That takes you to the promised land” Love is Dangerous by Fleetwood mac
    Ring- “You can ring my beeeelll ring my bell.” Ring my bell by Anita ward
    Head- “Put your head on my shoulder whisper in my ear baby” put your head on my shoulder by Paul Anka

    Bye- “bye bye bye, bye bye” Bye bye bye by *NSYNC
    High- “because I got high because I got high yeah hey” Because I Got High by Afroman

    Listen- “Listen to your heart when he's calling for you. Listen to your heart there's nothing else you can do.” Listen to your heart by Roxette

  • rachel.doremi
    rachel.doremi 2 months ago

    "High"
    Skylar:
    Me: "HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, WHO SAID WE HAVE TO LET IT GO"

  • Keni Fraser
    Keni Fraser 2 months ago +2

    She has grown up so much and has grown beautifully

  • Corbin Owens
    Corbin Owens 2 months ago

    So Good by Zara Larsson, cmon 😭😅

  • Yukianna Dela Cruz
    Yukianna Dela Cruz 2 months ago

    Please have tori kelly!!!!! Please!!!!!!

  • Talaysia Sampson
    Talaysia Sampson 3 months ago

    I remember when she first on disney channel

  • Elijah Rakotoarivony
    Elijah Rakotoarivony 3 months ago

    Good: When he f***** me g'ood, I take his a** to red lobster by Beyonce, Formation. You're welcome xD
    High: Someone who knows when you're lost and you're scared, there through the highs and the lows. Gift of a friend, Demi Lovato.

  • jada dolan .
    jada dolan . 3 months ago +1

    remember when she was scared of yams on austin and ally 😂😭 .

  • Eli Samuel
    Eli Samuel 3 months ago

    That vocal warm up tho

  • Rihanna B Isabella M
    Rihanna B Isabella M 3 months ago +1

    Omg her voice is amazing

  • Mao Yang
    Mao Yang 3 months ago

    Her voice reminds so much of Christina Aguilera but wow she can sing!

  • I dont like you
    I dont like you 3 months ago

    Every time I see dangerous I think of dangerous woman

  • Denise Caballero
    Denise Caballero 3 months ago

    she looks like Jlo daughter

  • red roses
    red roses 3 months ago

    invite Yuna please

  • corleone jaubsks
    corleone jaubsks 4 months ago +3

    She sings Candy rain so amazing😍

  • Lee Mari
    Lee Mari 4 months ago

    She looks like leona lewis

  • Maya Magdy
    Maya Magdy 4 months ago

    Guysss who recognizes/knows her from the old covers of matty b❤🌌

  • Arianator Grande
    Arianator Grande 4 months ago +1

    I know I'm a little to late,but I just wanted to say....she has an amazing voice! So smooth and powerful💕

  • Lilita SV
    Lilita SV 4 months ago

    “ Good “ and “bad”
    Ima good girl but I wanna be bad for ya😭

  • yo mama
    yo mama 4 months ago +1

    Her voice is so powerful!!!

  • maiya dingle
    maiya dingle 4 months ago

    Jessie j
    ......Please?

  • Aaliyah Koroma
    Aaliyah Koroma 4 months ago

    We had the same for candy

  • Major League
    Major League 4 months ago +1

    DANG THIS GIRL CAN SINGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!

  • Hannah H
    Hannah H 4 months ago

    speaking of tori kelly... when she eventually releases new music could you try to get an episode with her??

  • Jessie Jenkins
    Jessie Jenkins 4 months ago +2

    Happy Late Birthday Skylar Stecker!!!

  • Josea Johnson
    Josea Johnson 4 months ago +3

    Happy Belated Birthday Skylar Stecker!!!

  • Wanda Jackson
    Wanda Jackson 4 months ago +7

    Happy Birthday Skylar Stecker!!!

  • Victor Akinwande
    Victor Akinwande 4 months ago +1

    her singing candy wow what a voice

  • ArelisErica
    ArelisErica 5 months ago

    GET BILLIE EILISH ON HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • raygn lewis
    raygn lewis 5 months ago

    Get zendaya and Ryan destiny

  • Brí Akílah
    Brí Akílah 5 months ago

    Beautiful voice💕✨

  • Whitney Rhodes
    Whitney Rhodes 5 months ago

    She kinda sounds like Cher

  • Joi Briana
    Joi Briana 5 months ago

    I knew she was from somewhere she was my bop when I was younger

  • Genna Sivila
    Genna Sivila 5 months ago

    Ok but I love her.

  • Cole MacNeal
    Cole MacNeal 5 months ago

    *Am I right

  • Cole MacNeal
    Cole MacNeal 5 months ago

    You guys should do a Song Association with Anne-Marie, amirite?

  • Alizé Paredes
    Alizé Paredes 5 months ago

    I love her she deserves way more attention than what she’s getting her music is amazing

  • JJ Marana
    JJ Marana 5 months ago

    🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌

  • JJ Marana
    JJ Marana 5 months ago +1

    She’s so underrated

  • TheeSocialButterflii
    TheeSocialButterflii 5 months ago

    Someone else said Adrienne Bailon...I second that!!!

  • jaime lawson
    jaime lawson 5 months ago

    get trey songz!!

  • Zoe
    Zoe 5 months ago

    *i thought it was sketcher*

  • McKayla Danielle
    McKayla Danielle 5 months ago +1

    Her voice is so beautiful 😍