When you hear a song that you like, there are often a few things that you like. The words, the beat, the tune, and the sound of the singer all make for a great song. What you may not know is that in many cases, the words, the tune, and the beat were written by someone else.
While some singers do write and perform their own songs, there are many who don’t. There is a songwriter behind your favorite songs who often don’t get the credit. Below is a list of the richest songwriters in the world. Some performed their songs and many prefer to stay behind the scenes.