23 Songs That Were Secretly Written By Huge Stars

8. Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the U.S.A.,” Co-Written by Jessie J When Miley Cyrus wanted to move beyond her Disney Channel roots, she did so with the help of “Party in the U.S.A.,” co-written by British pop singer Jessie J. At first, Jessie J hoped to record it for herself, but after her version of […]

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Theresa May Resigns

Mrs. May said on Friday that she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as Britain’s prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament. “I have done everything I can,” Mrs. May said. Facing a cabinet rebellion, Theresa May announced on Friday morning her decision to leave office. […]

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23 Songs That Were Secretly Written By Huge Stars

4. David Bowie’s “Fame,” Co-Written by John Lennon Though it is true that musical icon David Bowie penned most of his most popular hits, it turns out that he also had a bit of help crafting some tunes from his friends in the music industry. In the case of “Fame,” a 1975 single that eventually […]

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23 Songs That Were Secretly Written By Huge Stars

7. Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue,” Written by Shel Silverstein That’s right—one of Johnny Cash’s biggest hits was actually penned by poet and author Shel Silverstein, best known for his children’s literary work. What most people don’t know about Silverstein is that he was also a songwriter. As author Eugene B. Bergman points out […]

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