Pop icon Britney Spears turned down what massive 2007 Billboard hit?
- "Big Girls Don't Cry," Fergie
- "The Sweet Escape," Gwen Stefani
- "Umbrella," Rihanna
Songwriter and producer The-Dream, aka Terius Nash, originally asked Spears to record "Umbrella." The singer, after consulting with her management team, turned down the track. The-Dream then offered "Umbrella" to up-and-coming Barbadian artist Rihanna, who ultimately decided to record it. The single rose to the top spot on the Billboard chart. Source: Billboard
- "Say It Right," Nelly Furtado