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    These 23 Famous Songs Were Written In 30 Minutes Or Less, And I Can't Even Make My Bed In That Time

    Lady Gaga's "Just Dance" was a moment.

    Writing the perfect song doesn't come easy, and for some songwriters, it can take days, months, even years to craft a hit!

    However, on occasion, artists have been known to pen hits in a matter of minutes.

    Here are 23 tracks that were finished up in less time than it takes to get your food delivered.

    1. “Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses was written in five minutes.

    WEMBLEY STADIUM Photo of GUNS & ROSES and GUNS N' ROSES and Brian MAY and SLASH and GUNS AND ROSES, Slash & Brian May performing on stage at the Freddie Mercury Tribute concert

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    Geffen

    2. Eminem wrote "Rap God" in six minutes, one second.

    Eminem performs in concert during the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park on October 11, 2014 in Austin, Texas

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    Aftermath / Shady / Interscope

    3. Meghan Trainor's track "Lips Are Movin" was written in eight minutes.

    Meghan Trainor visits at Z100 Studio on February 04, 2020 in New York City

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    Epic

    4. Adele wrote her debut hit, "Hometown Glory," in under 10 minutes.

    Adele attends The BRIT Awards 2022 at The O2 Arena on February 08, 2022 in London, England.

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    Pacemaker / XL

    5. Lady Gaga wrote her breakout single "Just Dance" in 10 minutes.

    Lady Gaga arrives at the Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'A Star Is Born' at The Shrine Auditorium on September 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California

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    Streamline / Kon / Live / Cherrytree / Interscope

    6. Ed Sheeran said his single "Photograph" "fell out" in 10 minutes.

    Ed Sheeran attends special screening of Yesterday on June 21, 2019 in Gorleston-on-Sea, England

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    Asylum / Atlantic

    7. Charlie Puth wrote the famous movie hit "See You Again" in 10 minutes.

    Charlie Puth attends the Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2022 at Barker Hangar on April 09, 2022 in Santa Monica, California

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    Atlantic

    8. Freddie Mercury wrote "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" in 10 minutes.

    Rock star Freddie Mercury (1946 - 1991) performs with Queen at the Milton Keynes National Bowl, June 1982

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    EMI / Elektra

    9. Lizzo's "Cuz I Love You" was written in 10 minutes.

    Lizzo performs at Radio City Music Hall on September 24, 2019 in New York City

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    Nice Life/Atlantic

    10. Jennifer Lopez's "I'm Real (Remix) ft. Ja Rule" was written in 10-15 minutes.

    JLo and Ja Rule performing on stage together

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    Epic

    11. Kanye West wrote "All Falls Down" in 15 minutes.

    Kanye West attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California

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    Roc-A-Fella / Def Jam

    12. Ray Charles wrote "What'd I Say" in under 15 minutes while improvising at a live show.

    American singer, pianist and songwriter Ray Charles performs in concert, circa 1985

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    Atlantic

    13. Nicki Minaj wrote her "FEFE" verse in 15 minutes.

    Nicki Minaj attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City

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    ScumGang / TenThousand / Projects

    14. Little Mix wrote their song "Grown" in 15 minutes.

    Little Mix perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England

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    Syco / Columbia

    15. Sia wrote "Chandelier" in 15 minutes.

    Sia Furler arrives at the 15th Annual Trevor Project Benefit held at Hollywood Palladium on December 8, 2013 in Hollywood, California

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    Monkey Puzzle / RCA

    16. Gwen Stefani wrote "Make Me Like You" for her now husband in less than 15 minutes.

    Singer Gwen Stefani visits Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family" at Universal Studios Hollywood on December 02, 2020 in Universal City, California

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    Interscope

    17. Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas" was written in 15 minutes.

    Mariah Carey attends Variety's 2019 Power of Women: Los Angeles presented by Lifetime at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 11, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California

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    Columbia

    18. Beyoncé's "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" was written in 20 minutes.

    Beyonce attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City

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    Columbia

    19. Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" was written in 25 mins.

    Taylor Swift attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

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    Big Machine

    20. Lorde's breakthrough hit "Royals" was written in 30 minutes.

    Lorde performs during 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival - Day 1 at Randall's Island on June 2, 2017 in New York City

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    Lava / Republic / Universal / Virgin

    21. Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea wrote "Fancy" in 30 mins.

    Recording artists Charli XCX (L) and Iggy Azalea perform onstage during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada

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    Def Jam / Virgin / EMI

    22. Spice Girls wrote "Wannabe" in 30 minutes.

    English pop group The Spice Girls, Paris, September 1996. Left to right: Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown, Victoria Beckham and Geri Halliwell aka Sporty, Baby, Scary, Posh and Ginger Spice

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    Virgin

    23. Jess Glynne wrote "Home" in 30 minutes.

    Jess Glynne performs live at Fabrique in Milano, Italy, on March 04 2019

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    Atlantic / Warner

    Did any of these surprise you? What's your favourite song off this list? Let us know in the comments!

    Additional thumbnail credits: JMEnternational, Koichi Kamoshida, Rex, via Getty Images.