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These 13 Smash Hits Were Rejected By Other Huge Artists

Nicole Scherzinger had the opportunity to record Rihanna's "We Found Love" and passed on it.

1. Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris, "We Found Love"

2. Lady Gaga ft. Beyoncé, "Telephone"

3. Rihanna, "Umbrella"

4. Whitney Houston, "How Will I Know"

5. Kanye West, "Gold Digger"

6. Rihanna, "SOS"

7. Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop"

8. The Pussycat Dolls, “Don’t Cha"

9. Britney Spears, "I'm a Slave 4 U"

10. Kelly Clarkson, "Miss Independent"

11. Pharrell Williams, "Happy"

12. Rihanna, "Disturbia"

13. NSYNC, "Gone"

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