NOT MY CUP OF TEA: Hit songs turned down by pop stars

Published July 22, 2021, 10:01 PM

by Robert Requintina

From Britney Spears to the late Whitney Houston, here are some of the biggest pop songs passed up by some of your favorite artists.

‘Waiting for A Star to Fall’ by Boy Meets Girl rejected by Whitney Houston

‘How Will I Know’ by Whitney Houston rejected by Janet Jackson

‘Umbrella’ by Rihanna rejected by Britney Spears

‘Open Your Heart’ by Madonna rejected by Cyndi Lauper and The Temptations

‘Let’s Get Loud’ by Jennifer Lopez rejected by Gloria Estefan

‘Since You’ve Been Gone’ by Kelly Clarkson rejected by Pink and Hillary Duff

‘La Isla Bonita’ by Madonna rejected by Michael Jackson

‘The Long And Winding Road’ by The Beatles rejected by Tom Jones

‘Don’t Cha’ by the Pussycat Dolls, rejected by Paris Hilton

‘Baby One More Time’ by Britney Spears rejected by TLC

‘We Found Love’ by Rihanna rejected by Nicole Scherzinger of The Pussycat Dolls

‘Let’s Dance’ by Lady Gaga rejected by Nicole Scherzinger of The Pussycat Dolls

‘My Humps’ by The Black Eyed Peas rejected by Nicole Scherzinger of The Pussycat Dolls

‘Telephone’ by Lady Gaga and Beyonce rejected by Britney Spears