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    May 2, 2017

    These 14 Hits Would've Sounded A Lot Different If These Singers Hadn't Turned Them Down

    Mind blown!

    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:

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    1. Remember Justin Timberlake's song "Rock Your Body," written and produced by the Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo)?

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    Well, that song was originally offered to this artist for his 2001 final studio album Invincible, but he ultimately decided to turn it down.

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    Michael Jackson

    2. 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.

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    The song was written for Dustin Hoffman's 1992 film of the same name but was never used. It was then offered to this popular Latin artist, but Mariah's label insisted she keep it for herself.

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    Gloria Estefan

    3. 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.

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    It turns out he intended the song for another big pop star when he wrote it. This artist was too busy loving another song he wrote called "Pour it Up."

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    4. And remember when the Pussycat Dolls took the charts by storm with their hit "Don't Cha," written and produced by CeeLo Green?

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    The single would have sounded completely different if this heiress hadn't turned it down.

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    Paris Hilton

    5. Beyoncé has never had a problem making female anthems and that's just what happened when she recorded the powerful ballad "Resentment."

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    The song was originally written for this English former singer, who initially recorded her own version in 2003. Unfortunately, her album was shelved.

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    Victoria Beckham

    6. 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.

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    Believe it or not, that song was actually written for Pink, but she turned it down. This actor and singer was later offered the song, but also turned it down.

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    Hilary Duff

    7. 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.

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    They almost missed the opportunity, because popular songwriter Diane Warren originally wanted this iconic singer to have it.

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    Celine Dion

    8. B.o.B teamed up with Bruno Mars in 2010 to bring fans the hit single "Nothin' on You."

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    The song was originally supposed to go to this rapper, but the label wasn't feeling his version of it. He admitted to becoming depressed and slightly suicidal after the record went to someone else.

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    Lupe Fiasco

    9. Frank Ocean caught the world's attention when he released the single "Thinkin Bout You," a song he actually wrote for another artist.

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    Before his own version of the song leaked on Tumblr in 2011, this Roc Nation singer was actually supposed to have it. Instead, she released "Thinking Bout Forever."

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    Bridget Kelly

    10. Kanye West and Jay Z made the clubs go crazy whenever "N***as in Paris" would come on.

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    This GOOD Music president was initially supposed to record the song, but he didn't believe he could do the beat justice the way those two did.

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    Pusha T

    11. 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.

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    You'll be surprised to know the song was actually written for this female rapper. Unfortunately for her, she passed on the hit record.

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    12. Kelis brought all the boys to the yard with her smash single "Milkshake," written by the Neptunes.

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    But did you know it was originally written for this pop princess and her fourth studio album?

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    Britney Spears

    13. Nicki Minaj wrote "Make a Baby" in Atlanta back in 2009 for a certain singer raised in that city.

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    Although this artist was interested in hearing the song, Nicki was ultimately too scared to give it to her.

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    14. Ariana Grande's power ballad "Dangerous Woman" had people everywhere screaming the song at the top of their lungs.

    But songwriter Ross Golan actually thought the track had a country vibe when putting it together. He had this Oklahoma native in mind, as well as Rihanna and Alicia Keys.

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    Carrie Underwood

    Which song would you love to hear performed by its intended artist? Tell me what you think in the comments below.