There are many successful male singers today who had written for their fellow artists, which also help build the careers for those artists or at least scored another hit for them. Here are some of these successful male singers who contributed such songs for fellow singers:
Ed Sheeran is currently one of the wonderful singers today. He had scored big hits off his first and second albums. He had written majority of his songs which has shown his musicianship and talent. Aside from writing his own songs, he also wrote for other artists too. He had written or co-wrote songs for a number of One Direction songs, which included the UK charttopper “Little Things”, as well as Taylor Swift’s hit “Everything Has Changed”, which he was featured too. The most recent one he co-wrote was “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber and now a huge hit.
He achieved success as a solo artist after being in a successful boyband, NSYNC. He also turned into a songwriter which already showcased on NSYNC’s “Celebrity” album. After going solo, he wrote/co-wrote big hits which included Black Eyed Peas’ “Where’s the Love”, Rihanna’s “Rehab”, and tracks for Madonna, Beyonce, Jay-Z, etc.
Bruno Mars is also one of the greatest songwriters today. Aside from writing his own songs, he also wrote/co-wrote songs for other artists which he was also featured. One of these hits were “Billionaire” by Travie McCoy, the first song he was featured “Nothin’ On You” by B.O.B., the recent one “Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and a lot more. He also wrote “Long Distance” by Brandy.
Sam Smith was one of the top selling artists nowadays. He created hits for himself, likewise, he wrote for other artists. Aside from the songs he was featured like “La, La, La” and “Latch” which he co-wrote, he also co-wrote the song “Flashlight” which was performed by Jessie J for “Pitch Perfect 2.
Jesse McCartney had some successful songs and some of them was written by him. But he also wrote a song for other artist, which is “Bleeding Love” sung by Leona Lewis.
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