These 14 Hits Would've Sounded A Lot Different If These Singers Hadn't Turned Them Down
When you get attached to a song, it can be hard to think of anyone else singing it. I mean, can you imagine Elton John singing "Baby Got Back"?
Get ready to look at some of your favorite songs in a whole new way, because the following hit singles were intended for completely different artists:
Remember Justin Timberlake's song "Rock Your Body," written and produced by the Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo)?
Mariah Carey's inspirational song "Hero" was actually written by the singer herself, but she didn't think it fit her personal style of music.
Miley made a huge comeback with a new look and the 2013 party song "We Can't Stop," written and produced by Mike Will Made-It.
And remember when the Pussycat Dolls took the charts by storm with their hit "Don't Cha," written and produced by CeeLo Green?
Beyoncé has never had a problem making female anthems and that's just what happened when she recorded the powerful ballad "Resentment."
American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson topped the charts with her 2004 song "Since U Been Gone," written and produced by Max Martin and Dr. Luke.
Aerosmith's legendary single "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" was recorded when they were desperately trying to come up with a song for Liv Tyler's first big movie role in Armageddon.
B.o.B teamed up with Bruno Mars in 2010 to bring fans the hit single "Nothin' on You."
Frank Ocean caught the world's attention when he released the single "Thinkin Bout You," a song he actually wrote for another artist.
Kanye West and Jay Z made the clubs go crazy whenever "N***as in Paris" would come on.
Kanye West and Jamie Foxx had people all over the world singing "Gold Digger" in 2005 and it still makes crowds go crazy in 2017.
Kelis brought all the boys to the yard with her smash single "Milkshake," written by the Neptunes.
Nicki Minaj wrote "Make a Baby" in Atlanta back in 2009 for a certain singer raised in that city.
Ariana Grande's power ballad "Dangerous Woman" had people everywhere screaming the song at the top of their lungs.
Which song would you love to hear performed by its intended artist? Tell me what you think in the comments below.