Grammy-nominated SZA leads awesome 'Can't Judge a Book' cover: Watch it here

A classic 1962 song just got a major 2018 upgrade.

Five-time Grammy nominee SZA leads the new, awesome version of "Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover," which also features six incredible emerging artists. The cool release aligns with Mastercard's new Start Something Priceless initiative.

The original release, written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Bo Diddley, is still lovely -- but there's something really powerful about this revamped edition. Take a listen:

The Start Something Priceless campaign is all about empowering every single person as they pursue their own unique passions and purpose.

"The way we perceive each other has nothing to do with who we are," SZA says during the making of the music video. "Self-acceptance usually comes when you're fed up trying to be somebody else."

The 27-year-old is up for five awards, including Best New Artist and Best R&B song, at the Grammys on January 28.

RELATED: See the best and worst dressed of the 2017 Grammy Awards:

Grammy Awards 2017: Best and worst dressed
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Grammy Awards 2017: Best and worst dressed

WORST: Halsey was a wardrobe malfunction waiting to happen in a blue silk ensemble that she tried to dress up with a bedazzled choker. 


BEST: Heidi Klum showed off her perfect model legs in a super short silver dress with matching platform heels.

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WORST: Girl Crush looked she jumped into the ball pit at a nearby McDonald's before hitting the red carpet! She definitely made heads turn.

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BEST: Regal in emerald green! Adele stunned in a Givenchy floor-length number with intricate embroidery. She rocked a brooch in the shape of a lemon -- in a possible ode to Beyonce?!

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WORST: CeeLo Green channeled the Grammys statue as he showed up on the red carpet dipped in gold! This getup is strange to say the least ...

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BEST: Lady in red! Faith Hill was a sexy siren in the ensemble that featured a keyhole cutout and thigh-high slit.

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WORST: Katy Perry got playful in a metallic fringe -- but this was one of the worst looks we've seen from her. 

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BEST: Confident! Demi Lovato was quite a looker in a see-through nude dress that hugged every bit of her curvaceous figure.

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WORST: Talk about making a statement! Joy Villa rocked a bizarre frock in patriotic colors of red, white and blue that reads: "Make America great again." 

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BEST: Slay! Chrissy Teigen flaunted her supermodel body in a black cutout gown that showed a hint of flesh.

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WORST: Jacqueline Van Bierk hit the red carpet covered in CDs in one of the most bizarre Grammys looks to date (or ever).

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BEST: Paris Jackson looked totally grown-up in a sexy Balmain jumpsuit that flattered her figure.

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Elle King took the term "flower power" to a whole new level! The singer even rocked a floral tiara on her head! 

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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

WORST: Cassadee Pope had everyone's heads turning in all the wrong ways with this sparkly ensemble that features a plunging neckline that hits all the way down to her hips.

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BEST: Red carpet pro! Celine Dion dazzled in a bright green number with a unexpectedly sexy slit. The songstress completed her look with some matching green heels. 

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WORST: Sibley Scoles floral ensemble missed the mark. Between the gold heels and bling wrapped around her thighs, there's definitely way too much going on!

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BEST: Jennifer Lopez hit the red carpet in fierce fashion in this dramatic gown with a keyhole cutout. 

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