Pop icon Kesha is best known for her quirky style, upbeat songs, incredible musicality and unmatchable songwriting ability.
She, impressively, has a writing credit on every single track from her 2010 record Animal, her 2012 record Warrior and her most recent EP release Cannibal.
But, in addition to penning smash hits for her own albums, Kesha has also written a number of hit songs for other artists, including Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus, Alice Cooper and Big Time Rush — dang girl.
7 Songs You Didn’t Know Were Written By Kesha:
1. “Till the World Ends” // Britney Spears
Keshe co-wrote “Till the World Ends” along with Britney Spears in 2011 for her album Femme Fatale. The song went on to peak at No. 3 on Billboard Hot 100 later that year.
2. “The Time of Our Lives” // Miley Cyrus
Before Miley Cyrus became the 2013 version of Miley Cyrus, Kesha wrote “Time of Our Lives” for Miley in 2009.
3. “Pink Champagne” // Ariana Grande
Kesha co-wrote “Pink Champagne” with Ariana in 2013. Although, the track didn’t appear on Ariana’s 2013 album Yours Truly, it was a bonus track attached to the record’s release.
4. “Disgusting” // Miranda Cosgrove
Even though Miranda Cosgrove isn’t really known for having a career in music, there was a brief moment there in 2010 where she experimented with a career in pop music.
This is when Kesha wrote “Disgusting” for Miranda’s 2010 album Sparks Fly.
5. “This Love” // The Veronicas
Kesha co-wrote “This Love” with The Veronicas, one of the hottest groups in Australia, in 2007. The song went on to be a huge hit in both Australia and New Zealand.
6. “What Baby Wants” // Alice Cooper
While Kesha’s name is usually attached to upbeat pop hits, she did collaborate on Alice Cooper’s 2011 album Welcome 2 My Nightmare.
7. “Windows Down” // Big Time Rush
Kesha sold her song “Window Down” to Big Time Rush in 2012. While the song was technically re-written, Kesha’s template is still the base of the song.