Shocking! 15 Songwriters Behind Today’s Biggest Pop Hits

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Sometimes a singer will write a song and then decide they don’t want to record it, for whatever reason, so they’ll pass on it and give another singer the option to pick it up. Here are some hits that were actually penned by a different superstar than the one that recorded it.

1. “Til The World Ends” – Recorded by Britney Spears, Written by Ke$ha

Ke$ha admits that she wrote this tune specifically for Britney. “She’s the queen of pop music, so it was quite a compliment that she wanted to record it. For her to then put it out as a single is f**king amazing. That song was written specifically for Britney – I put my brain in Britney Spears land and wrote that whole song for her.” Many critics considered this the best track on Britney’s album Femme Fatale

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