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Hit Songs You’d Be Surprised to Learn Were Intended for Other Singers

US Weekly Logo By Nicholas Hautman of US Weekly | Slide 1 of 13: Followers: 55,476,481

Through the years, so many hit songs have slipped through the fingers of the artists that they were intended for and instead recorded by their counterparts. Imagine a world in which TLC sang “…Baby One More Time” or Britney Spears belted “Umbrella”? We can’t either. Check out 12 examples ahead!

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