Do You Know Who Actually Wrote These Hit Songs?
Miley Cyrus is a well-known singer, songwriter, and actress. But do you know who actually wrote her hit single "Party in the USA"?
- Jessie J penned the original song along with record producer Dr. Luke but passed it on to Miley Cyrus as she transitioned past her Disney Channel fame.
BTS has become a sensation in the world of K-Pop music, with fans around the world. Can you guess who wrote the song "Make It Right" from their 2019 album "Map Of the Soul: Persona"?
- The light and airy track was co-written by Ed Sheeran as an exciting collaboration that not all BTS fans are actually aware of.
Which songwriter shone bright like the jewels that Rhianna sang about when she vocalized this artist's lyrics in "Diamonds"?
- Sia was the original author of this iconic song that many people now find synonymous with the name Rhianna.
A particular songwriter is known for creating many of the biggest hit songs that a range of singers enjoyed, including Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl". Who is it?
- Williams not only put out "Happy", which had people bopping all over the country, but also wrote this Stefani hit and several other notable titles for other singers, like Spears' "I'm A Slave 4 U".
Beyoncé is a musical legend, but can you name the person behind the lyrics of her song "Get Me Bodied"?
- As Queen Bey's younger sister, Solange Knowles has actually contributed her talents to several popular Beyoncé songs, including "Why Don't You Love Me" and "Upgrade U".
Christina Aguilera has many great songs, but in particular, "Beautiful" has won several awards for its powerful message. Who originally wrote the tune before giving it to the songstress?
- A gay icon and member of the 4 Non Blondes, Linda Perry realized her song would turn into a masterpiece with Aguilera's unique vocals— and she was right!
Not only did this band write the song "Chain Reaction" for Diana Ross in 1985, but they also contributed backing vocals for the track. Who are they?
- The Bee Gees' song became an iconic addition to the Billboard Hot 100 chart for several weeks, thanks to great writing and a spectacular performance by Ross.
2004 was full of great music, including Kelly Clarkson's song "Breakaway". But do you know who actually wrote the track and intended it for her debut album, before passing it to Clarkson?
- Though many associate Avril Lavigne with emo tunes and teenage angst, the "Sk8er Boi" singer actually penned the iconic chorus of learning to spread wings and fly.
The girl group Fifth Harmony has released many catchy tunes, including "Sledgehammer" in 2015. But who originally wrote the song for her own album?
- As Trainor was compiling her debut album in 2014, this tune didn't make the cut so she passed it on to Fifth Harmony as she believed they would do it justice.
As one of the classic tracks of the mid-2000s, the Pussycat Dolls sang their way into people's hearts and dancing shoes with "Don't Cha". Who were the two big-time songsters who created the song?
- Already superstars in their own right, Green and Rhymes paired up to author "Don't Cha" and watch it rocket to the top of the charts.