Here Are 5 Hit Songs You Had No Idea Were Written By AUSSIES!

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Here Are 5 Hit Songs You Had No Idea Were Written By AUSSIES!

We're a talented bunch here in Australia. So much so, that there are massive international hit songs we bet you had no idea were originally penned by Aussies!

You know that epic song 'Stay' by Zedd and Alessia Cara? Yep, written by an Aussie.

In fact, by the very talented Sarah Aarons. The LA based writer revealed to The Industry Observer in an interview that her diagnosis with an autoimmune disease made her want to do something remarkable with her life. 

Fast forward and the 23 year old is now writing some of the biggest songs around!

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Sia is shining bright like a diamond for more than one reason. Not only is her own music at the top of our playlists, she's responsible for some of the biggest hits around including Rihanna's 'Diamonds', Rita Ora's 'Radioactive' and 'Pretty Hurts' by Beyonce.

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Steve Kipner, while born in Ohio, grew up in Brisbane and is responsible for multiple hits including Christina Aguilera's 'Genie in a Bottle'!!

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Speaking of celebrating Aussies in music, the 2017 ARIA Awards with Apple Music will be broadcast on Tuesday, 28th November with a special performance from the one and only Harry Styles! To check out the full list of this year's nominees, click here!

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