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Do You Know Who Wrote These Hit Songs?

Terius "The-Dream" Nash has been behind a lot of songs you love. Let's see how many of them you are familiar with. Sign up for a free Rdio account to hear all these songs and the new album from The-Dream, right now!

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  1. 1. "Baby" by Justin Bieber

    Written by Bieber, Tricky Stewart, and which of these songwriters?

    Written by Bieber, Tricky Stewart, and which of these songwriters?

    Max Martin
    Dr. Luke
    Mike Posner
    Terrius "The-Dream" Nash
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    R&B singer Christina Milian and labelmate, rapper Ludacris also have writer credits.

  2. 2. "Pyramids" by Frank Ocean

    Malay
    Om'Mas Keith
    Frank Ocean
    The-Dream
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ocean writes the majority of his songs, although Om'Mas Keith and Malay acted as producers on the track. The-Dream was not actively involved, although numerous editorials cite him as a defining influence on the track.

  3. 3. "Umbrella" as recorded by Rihanna

    Jay-Z has a writers credit, and so does...

    Jay-Z has a writers credit, and so does...

    Dr. Luke
    Rihanna
    The-Dream
    Ne-Yo
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also Kuk Harrel and Tricky Stewart, who often work with The-Dream.

  4. 4. "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" as recorded by Beyonce

    Beyonce Knowles
    "Tricky" Stewart
    The-Dream
    All of the above.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Knowles had some help penning her iconic 2008 single from the Dream team, Nash, Harrell and Stewart.

  5. 5. "All Of The Lights" by Kanye West

    Kanye West
    The-Dream
    Jay-Z
    Rihanna
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The track included numerous guest vocals, including Rihanna, Elton John, and The-Dream.

  6. 6. "Me Against The Music" by Britney Spears

    Britney Spears
    Madonna
    The-Dream
    All of the above.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Credits include Spears, Madonna, the "Dream" team, and Gary O'Brien.

  7. 7. "No Church In The Wild" by Kanye West and Jay-Z

    By Jay-Z, Kanye, and which of these noted R&B writers?

    By Jay-Z, Kanye, and which of these noted R&B writers?

    The-Dream
    Stargate
    Romain Gavras
    Ne-Yo
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ocean also co-wrote, and director Romain Gavras directed the music video.

  8. 8. "Just Fine" by Mary J. Blige

    The-Dream
    "Tricky" Stewart
    Pharrell Williams
    Dwight Errington Myers
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The-Dream does not have a writer credit, but did help with production.

  9. 9. "Touch My Body" by Mariah Carey

    "Kuk" Harrell
    The-Dream
    Ne-Yo
    Dr. Luke
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This was an early success for The-Dream and his partner "Tricky" Stewart. Although not the most popular song in Carey's canon, it did hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

  10. 10. "Over" by Drake

    Written by Drake and...

    Written by Drake and...

    Dwayne Carter
    Matthew Samuels
    The-Dream
    Shawn Carter
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Matthew Samuels (better known as Boi-1da) has produced for many artists, including Kanye West and Eminem. The-Dream wasn't on Drake's breakout hit but he was featured on another track from his debut Thank Me Later called "Shut It Down."

Do You Know Who Wrote These Hit Songs?

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