POPSUGAR Entertainment

14 Songs You Didn't Know Came From Sia

Jun 11 2014 - 5:30am

This week on Late Night With Seth Meyers, Sia performed her hit song "Chandelier," [1] while Lena Dunham did an interpretive dance, of course. As the song continues to pick up steam, we've been thinking about how Sia wrote Beyoncé's "Pretty Hurts" [2] and wondering: what else has come from Sia? We've collected 14 songs that have been written, cowritten, and sometimes even performed by the Australian artist. Keep scrolling, and prepare for a few surprises.

Source: Getty / Noam Galai [3]

"Diamonds" — Rihanna

This song topped music charts in over 20 countries and became Rihanna [4]'s 12th No. 1 single.

"Breathe Me" — Sia

This is almost surely Sia's most popular and well-known song to date and was featured in the intensely emotional series finale of Six Feet Under [5].

"Perfume" — Britney Spears

Britney Spears [6] cowrote this song with Sia. It's reported that the song has real-life ties to Jason Trawick [7], whom Britney split from during the recording process.

"Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)" — NeYo

This song received favorable reviews from critics, including a Billboard critic who claimed the song re-established NeYo's top 40 appeal.

"Pretty Hurts" — Beyoncé

Sia offered this song to both Katy Perry [8] and Rihanna [9] before she ultimately gave it to Beyoncé.

"Loved Me Back to Life" — Celine Dion

This song became Celine Dion [10]'s 40th entry onto the Billboard Music charts.

"Wild Ones" — Flo Rida

This song, featuring Sia's voice, is Flo Rida's bestselling single to date and one of the bestselling singles of all time.

"Titanium" — David Guetta

Sia cowrote this No. 1 single, making it the first time Sia's name hit the top spot. It's also, notably, the song Anna Kendrick [11] sings in the shower in Pitch Perfect.

"She Wolf (Falling to Pieces)" — David Guetta

After the epic success and acclaim surrounding "Titanium," Sia and David Guetta paired up again.

"Standing on the Sun" — Beyoncé

Granted, this song was only used for an H&M [12] commercial, but it's a great song nonetheless.

"Cannonball" — Lea Michele

Lea Michele [13] sat down with Sia [14] to conceptualize this song, which was about the loss of Cory Monteith [15].

"Radioactive" — Rita Ora

This is arguably Rita Ora's most popular song, and it has Sia's name on it!

"You Lost Me" — Christina Aguilera

"You Lost Me" was one of many songs Sia contributed to Christina's Bionic album. Aguilera even called it the heart of the album.

"Elastic Heart" — Sia

This song, written and performed by Sia, was featured on the motion picture soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

Source URL