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Country Songs You Didn’t Know Were Written by Pop Superstars

You know the songs that you hear on the radio? Many of them have been written by professional songwriters. But did you know that some of the songs you know and love were written by pop singers? From Ed Sheeran to Meghan Trainor, and even some surprises in between!

Ed Sheeran  has written a lot of songs for himself, but did you know that he’s penned songs for these four country artists?


“Blow” by Ed Sheeran, Chris Stapleton, Bruno Mars

“Parallel Line” by Keith Urban

“The Rest of our Life” by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
“Tip of my Tongue” by Kenny Chesney

Did you know that Charlie Puth wrote this song for Thomas Rhett?

“I Feel Good” by Thomas Rhett

Taylor Swift has written many songs for herself, but she also wrote these country songs!


“Babe” by Sugarland
“Better Man” by Little Big Town
“Best Days of Your Life” by Kellie Pickler

Martin Johnson from the band, Boys Like Girls wrote MANY pop songs, and this country song!

“Lately” by Dan + Shay

Justin Bieber scored his first country hit with this song!

“10,000 hours” by Dan + Shay

Shawn Mendes wrote this country song

“Someone I Used to Know” by Zac Brown Band

Meghan Trainor wrote multiple country songs..check them out!

“I Like The Sound of That” by Rascal Flatts
“Road Less Traveled” by Lauren Alaina
“Roll the Dice” by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Ryan Tedder (from One Republic) wrote these three country songs

“Beer Can’t Fix” By Thomas Rhett and Jon Pardi

“That Old Truck” by Thomas Rhett

“Young” by Old Dominion