10 Famous Songs Written by Other Famous People

“BuzzFeed” list of famous songs written by other famous artists includes: “Breakaway” by Kelly Clarkson was written by Avril Lavigne . . . “Irreplaceable” by Beyonce was written by Ne-Yo . . . and “Red Red Wine” by UB40 was written by Neil Diamond.

It’s no secret that many pop songs are written by someone other than the one singing.  But BuzzFeed put together a list of 18 famous songs that were written by other famous artists.  Here are 10:

1.  “Breakaway”Kelly Clarkson . . . written by Avril Lavigne

2.  “This Is What You Came For”Calvin Harris and Rihanna . . . written by Taylor Swift under the alias Nils Sjoberg

3.  “Irreplaceable”Beyoncé . . . written by Ne-Yo

4.  “Miss Independent”Kelly Clarkson . . . written by Christina Aguilera

5.  “Red Red Wine”UB40 . . . written by Neil Diamond

6.  “Islands in the Stream”Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton . . . written by The Bee Gees

7.  “Party in the U.S.A.”Miley Cyrus . . . written by Jessie J

8.  “American Boy”Estelle and Kanye West . . . written by John Legend and will.i.am

9.  “Just a Little Bit of Your Heart”Ariana Grande . . . written by Harry Styles

10.  “Little Things”One Direction . . . written by Ed Sheeran