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Rufus Wainwright - Hallelujah makes Yahoo Sports '5 new songs you need to stream'

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Every week, there are hundreds of thousands of new songs hitting the airwaves. It's too much for just your two ears to handle: With all those options, you can't be wasting your time on tracks worthy of a thumbs-down click. But don't worry, we're going to save you the hassle. We listen to some of the most-hyped and interesting songs each week, and tell you which are worthy of your precious listening time.

One of our top 5 songs to stream this week is Rufus Wainwright - Hallelujah (Feat. 1,500 vocalists). There are thousands of versions of Hallelujah bouncing around on the internet, but only this one features thousands of voices. A collaborative effort between famed singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright and Choir! Choir! Choir!, this version of Leonard Cohen's iconic song features a 1,500-strong chorus of backgrounds and counterpoint, creating an almost spiritual atmosphere.

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