Untouchables: Songs That Shouldn't Be Remade

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  • Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Whitney Houston
  • Prince, Purple Rain
  • Isley Brothers, Between The Sheets
  • Adele, Someone Like You
  • Michael Jackson, Human Nature
  • Christina Aguilera, Beautiful
  • Michael Jackson, Thriller
  • Steve Wonder, I Just Called To Say I Love You
  • Boyz II Men, End of The Road
  • Marvin Gaye, Let's Get It On
  • Sade
  • Aretha Franklin, Natural Woman
  • Whitney Houston, The Greatest Love of All

Can't Touch This

Remakes and remixes are par for the course in music, but there are beloved, classic songs that should never, ever be remade. We've deemed those songs "untouchables" because the unforgettable artists who've recorded them performed the tracks best.

In continued celebration of Black Music Month, read on for a look at BET.com's list of songs, including some by the King of Pop and The Queen of Soul, which should only exist in their classic versions.

(Photos from left: Epic Records,Warner Bros, RCA Records)

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