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Revisit Leonard Cohen's Magnum Opus "Hallelujah" In 60 Seconds | History Of
Though it has been covered countless times by major names from practically every popular genre, Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" was not actually a big hit upon its 1984 release.
Appearing on his seventh studio album, Various Positions, "Hallelujah" found its greatest acclaim in cover renditions by the likes of John Cale, Jeff Buckley, Rufus Wainwright, k.d. lang, "The X Factor" winner Alexandra Burke, Pentatonix and plenty more.
Get a 60-second history lesson on "Hallelujah" in GRAMMY.com's latest History Of video above.