Top 10 Meghan Trainor Songs as Artist and Songwriter

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10. Meghan Trainor - "Me Too" (2016)

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Meghan Trainor - "Me Too". Courtesy Epic

"Me Too" is the second single from Meghan Trainor's second major label studio album Thank You. The song was co-written by Meghan Trainor and Jason Derulo among others. The recording was produced by Ricky Reed who helped put together Jason Derulo's pair of top five pop smash hits "Talk Dirty" and "Wiggle."

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9. Meghan Trainor - "Dear Future Husband" (2015)

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Meghan Trainor - "Dear Future Husband". Courtesy Epic

The doo-wop song "Dear Future Husband" was co-written and produced by Kevin Kadish, Meghan Trainor's collaborator for much of her debut album Title. It was criticized by some observers for putting forward an old-fashioned view of marriage, but others praised it for attacking contemporary hook-up culture. "Dear Future Husband" was released as the third single from the album Title and it peaked at #14. It ultimately sold more than two million copies in the US.

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8. Jennifer Lopez - "Ain't Your Mama" (2016)

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Jennifer Lopez - "Ain't Your Mama". Courtesy Epic

"Ain't Your Mama" is the first single from Jennifer Lopez since returning to Epic Records and ending her stint as judge on American Idol. The song was written by Meghan Trainor with rapper Lunchmoney Lewis, Dr. Luke, his frequent collaborator Cirkut, and Rock City's Theron Thomas. Meghan Trainor also provides backup vocals on the recording. 

In response to complaints by Kesha fans about Meghan Trainor's collaboration with Dr. Luke, Meghan Trainor revealed that "Ain't Your Mama" had been written in 2014 before the controversial legal battles between Kesha and Dr. Luke. The song was initially intended for Meghan Trainor's debut album Title, but she decided to drop it. Critics have praised the song as an independent woman anthem.

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7. Charlie Puth - "Marvin Gaye" featuring Meghan Trainor (2015)

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Charlie Puth - "Marvin Gaye" featuring Meghan Trainor. Courtesy Atlantic

"Marvin Gaye" was first released in February 2015 as the first single from singer-songwriter Charlie Puth. It was not written by Meghan Trainor, but she appears as a vocal duet partner. In its initial release, the song failed to have significant chart impact in the US, but it became a major pop hit in Australia. Following Charlie Puth's appearance on the #1 smash "See You Again" in the spring of 2015, "Marvin Gaye" was re-released and climbed to #15 at mainstream pop radio. Charlie Puth and Meghan Trainor performed "Marvin Gaye" live at the 2015 American Music Awards and ended with a kiss just as in the music video. Both have denied any real-life romantic involvement.

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6. Rascal Flatts - "I Like the Sound of That" (2014)

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Rascal Flatts - "I Like the Sound Of That". Courtesy Big Machine

Meghan Trainor co-wrote "I Like the Sound of That" with veteran country songwriter Jesse Frasure and Shay Mooney of country duo Dan + Shay. The song was included on the album Rewind by country trio Rascal Flatts. "I Like the Sound of That" earned praise for reminding listeners of the days of Rascal Flatts' biggest hits. It became the group's 13th #1 hit at country radio and their first in three years.

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5. Fifth Harmony - "Sledgehammer" (2014)

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Fifth Harmony - "Sledgehammer". Courtesy Epic

Meghan Trainor co-wrote "Sledgehammer" with Danish songwriter Jonas Jeberg and American songwriter Sean Douglas known for his work on Demi Lovato's "Heart Attack" and Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty." "Sledgehammer" was released at the peak of Meghan Trainor's success with her debut hit "All About That Bass" drawing attention to her involvement with the song. As the group's third single, "Sledgehammer" continued their pattern of having each single be bigger than the last. It became Fifth Harmony's first single to peak inside the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 and earned a platinum certification for sales.

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4. Meghan Trainor - "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" featuring John Legend (2015)

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Meghan Trainor - "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" featuring John Legend. Courtesy Epic

Meghan Trainor co-wrote "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" for a demo years before recording of her album Title. She wanted to exclude the song, but her management helped encourage her to keep it. Critics praised her duet vocals on the ballade with acclaimed R&B singer John Legend. They performed it together live at the May 2015 Billboard Music Awards. With strong audience praise, the song began climbing the charts. It ultimately became Meghan Trainor's third top 10 pop hit from her album Title. "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" became her first #1 hit at adult pop radio.

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3. Meghan Trainor - "No" (2016)

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Meghan Trainor - "No". Courtesy Epic

Following her success with three top 10 pop hits from her debut album Title, many observers wondered if she would be able to follow it up with more hits. For "No," the first single from her second album Thank You, she turned away from the retro sound that dominated Title to a contemporary pop-soul sound. "No" became a smash pop hit. With its #3 chart peak it performed better than any of her singles but "All About That Bass." The song is an anthem for young women fed up with men who don't understand the word, "No." Its #21 debut on the Billboard Radio Songs chart was the biggest opening in five years. "No" broke into the top 10 at both mainstream pop and adult pop radio.

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2. Meghan Trainor - "Lips Are Movin'" (2014)

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Meghan Trainor - "Lips Are Movin". Courtesy Epic

With its blend of bubblegum pop and doo-wop, "Lips Are Movin'," a songwriting collaboration between Meghan Trainor and Kevin Kadish, was released as the second single from her debut album Title. It followed the #1 smash "All About That Bass" and peaked at #4 on the US pop chart. The song was praised for sticking close to the musical style that made "All About That Bass" a big success. "Lips Are Movin'" peaked inside the top 5 at mainstream pop, adult pop, and adult contemporary radio. It also reached the pop top 10 in many other countries around the world.

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1. Meghan Trainor - "All About That Bass" (2014)

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Meghan Trainor - "All About That Bass". Courtesy Epic

"All About That Bass" introduced Meghan Trainor to the pop music world. It combined clever praise for women who don't fit a mainstream media notion of beauty, an intensely catchy bass line, and a musical style that recalls girl groups of the 1960s. "All About That Bass" was a massive international hit reaching #1 in many different countries around the world including both the US and UK. It earned Meghan Trainor Grammy Award nominations for both Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

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