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Battle of Same Song Titles: Sheena Easton vs Lady Gaga / Amy Winehouse vs Rihanna

There were tons of songs with the same titles and the battle continues. This time, it’s girl power as female singers are battling it out for the same song titles.

Sheena Easton vs Lady Gaga
“Telephone” / “Telefone”
Sheena Easton is one of the very successful female singers during 1980’s. She came out with this song which was spelled “Telefone”, using “f” instead of “ph”. It also had in parenthesis¬† (Long Distance Love Affair). Still, she still fits for this battle with Lady Gaga. The song is about being in a long distance relationship solely depending on the telephone as their communication. The song became a dance hit in 1980’s and reached the US top 10.

Lady Gaga has paired with another superstar, Beyonce. Their team-up in this song has became worldwide successful after reaching the top ten and number in many countries worldwide. In the US, it reached number 3 according to Billboard. While it reached number one in the UK.

Verdict:
Sheena Easton- Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)
Melody and Lyrics- 3.5 / Success- 3.0 = 6.5

Lady Gaga and Beyonce- Telephone
Melody and Lyrics- 3.25 / Success- 3.75 = 7.0

Winner: Lady Gaga and Beyonce won by 0.50 points against Sheena Easton for the “Telephone” battle.

Amy Winehouse vs Rihanna
Amy Winehouse brought this song about after her experiences. She is vocal about her drug addiction, which led to this song. The song became her most succesful song which also led to her very successful album “Back to Black”. It went to top 10 in many countries including US and UK.

Rihanna did her “Rehab” song but not a literal rehab which was co-penned by Justin Timberlake, which he also appeared in the music video. The song became a top 20 hit in many countries.

Verdict:
Amy Winehouse- Rehab
Melody and Lyrics- 3.25 / Success- 3.25 = 6.5

Rihanna- Rehab
Melody and Lyrics – 3.0 / Success- 3.0= 6.0

Winner: Amy Winehouse trumped Rihanna to win the “Rehab” battle.

Credits to Wikipedia / Billboard