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From Frank Ocean to Smokey Robinson: The men behind women's romantic songs

Aaliyah, Alicia Keys, Babyface, Beyoncé, Bridget Kelly, Drake, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Janet Jackson, Mary Wells, Prince, Rihanna, Slideshow, Smokey Robinson, TLC, Toni Braxton, Vanity 6 -

From Frank Ocean to Smokey Robinson: The men behind women's romantic songs

To the left, to the left. Any fan of Beyoncé will immediately know that’s the beginning of her hit “Irreplaceable”. And while that song was a huge break-up anthem for the ladies, you might be shocked to find out that this song was penned by male hit maker Ne-Yo. As alarming as this may be to any Beyoncé ‘stan’, many of the songs that women may claim as their own were written by members of the opposite sex. Check out our list of our favorite songs made for the ladies, but written by men.

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