Did You Know Selena Gomez 's "come & Get It" Was Written For Rihanna?

Selena Gomez had a hit with “Come và Get It,” but there was another superstar that it was intended for – Rihanna. It’s no surprise, considering the fact that the song’s writers & producers are behind some of Rihanna’s biggest career hits. Co-written by Ester Dean, Mikkel S. Eriksen và Tor Erik Hermansen, the latter two of whom are the songwriting & production team known as Stargate, “Come và Get It” was originally written with Rhianna in mind.


Dean, who rose to prominence as Cynthia-Rose Adams in the film Pitch Perfect, had collaborated with Rihanna previously, having served as the producer on Rihanna’s Grammy Album of the Year nominated Loud. She also co-wrote Rihanna’s hits “Rude Boy,” “S&M” & “What’s My Name?” with Stargate, while the duo is also behind “Don’t Stop the Music,” “Diamonds” and “Only Girl (In the World).”

The trio wrote “Come và Get It” for Rihanna’s 2011 album, Talk That Talk. However, the superstar passed on the track & it ended up in Gomez’s hands. It proved lớn be a pivotal tuy vậy in Gomez’s career, as it was released as the first single off her solo debut album, Stars Dance. The Bollywood-influenced track had its debut live performance at the 2013 MTV Movie và TV Awards, with both the live performances và music video choreography inspired by one of Gomez’s idols, Britney Spears.


“I’m a huge Stargate tín đồ — I think their beats and what they produce is just gold,” Gomez told Billboard in 2013. “And Ester Dean is just an incredible vocalist that a lot of people know, but if you actually hear her voice just solely on her own, it’s just stunning, and it’s really haunting.” “The reason I wanted it khổng lồ be the first single was because radiates, as I said before, trust và out & that’s something I’m willing to cốt truyện with the world,” she added in an interview with Starpulse. “This is the place I want to lớn be & want to lớn represent something good and be a good example, so I think it’s fun.”


“Come và Get It” served as Gomez’s first release as a solo artist after four years as part of the band Selena Gomez & the Scene. It mix the stage for the next phase of her career, as it marked her first vị trí cao nhất 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching a peak of No. 6, và won an MTV đoạn clip Music Award for Best Pop Video. However, as Gomez evolved as an artist, she saw the tuy vậy from a different perspective three years later.

“I love Stargate more than anything, but it’s very difficult for me lớn perform live. It’s notmysong. To me, it sounds lượt thích a Rihanna reject,” she explained lớn Entertainment Weekly in năm 2016 while preparing for her Revival Tour. “That was just in the beginning. I was so young. I was wanting a hit, ‘I don’t know if I need a hit, but maybe I vì so people can respect me?’ I’m grateful what <‘Come và Get It’> did for me, so it’d be stupid not lớn acknowledge it.”


“Come và Get It” has been certified three times platinum by the RIAA in the U.S. For sales of more than three million copies.

This was released as the first official single by Selena Gomez, from her debut solo album, following the three discs she released as the frontwoman of Selena Gomez & the Scene. The tuy vậy was written by Ester Dean, while production duties were handled by the Norwegian duo, Star
Gate.
The song was released a few months after Gomez"s split from her former boyfriend Justin Bieber. Fans immediately began speculating that with such lyrics as, "This love ain"t finished yet," the tune was a message to her ex that she wanted to lớn get back together. However, the singer denied this was the case. She told Los Angeles DJ Ryan Seacrest, "It"s not really about a specific person... It exudes confidence & strength và that is something I"m willing to tóm tắt with the world... I want to represent something good and be a good example."
Selena Gomez first performed the tuy nhiên at the MTV Movie Awards on April 14, 2013. She received a backlash for wearing a bindi during her Bollywood-themed performance. The singer addressed the controversy during an interview with Elvis Duran on the Z100 morning show. "I think the song has that Hindu, tribal feel & I wanted to lớn translate that," Selena explained. "I"ve been learning about my chakra và bindis and the culture... It"s beautiful."
Gomez discussed this tuy nhiên during an hour-long livestream. "It was a totally different vibe for me - the tribalness," she said. "I got to lớn learn about that culture."
Stars Dance topped the Billboard 200 chart. It was Gomez"s first #1 album - the #3 ranking of When the Sun Goes Down had been her previous best.

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Gomez had just turned 21 when Stars Dance ascended khổng lồ the peak position. She was the youngest solo female artist lớn get a # 1 album since Taylor Swift did so with Speak Now in November 2010.
Speaking to lớn Entertainment Weekly in năm 2016 about this hit, Selena Gonez did not mince her words. "I love Stargate more than anything, but it"s very difficult for me lớn perform live," she admitted. "It"s not my song. Lớn me, it sounds lượt thích a Rihanna reject."

Comments: 1

Sunshine Mawi from Yangon,myanmar
I really like this tuy nhiên and the MTV video... So powerful.see more comments
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