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Ester Dean Songs She Wrote For Other Artists

Ester Dean is in Los Angeles, CA, United States, in glittering attire
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Ester Dean songs she wrote for other artists are 1. Hey Mama for Nicki Minaj 2. Where Have You Been for Rihanna 3. Ugly Heart for Thyra among others.

Ester Dean is an American singer and songwriter from Muskogee, Oklahoma, U.S. She has written several records in her career and made remarkable contributions to the music industry.

The singer developed her passion for music at an early age and made her songwriting debut with the song titled Drop It Low in 2009 for the artist Chris Brown.

Dean has written and co-written several songs with different artists from different genres, such as hip-hop, pop, and R&B. Her work as a singer and songwriter helped her gain a prominent position in the music industry.

Ester Dean Songs She Wrote For Other Artists

Songs NameRelease Date
Hey Mama By Nicki Minaj16 March 2015
Where Have You Been By RihannaApril 17, 2012
This One's for You By Zara Larsson13 May 2016
Come & Get It By Selena GomezApril 7, 2013
Ugly Heart By Thyra June 3, 2014
The Night Is Still Young By Nicki MinajApril 28, 2015
You Da One By RihannaNovember 14, 2011
Right Now By RihannaMay 28, 2013
Mr. Know It All By Kelly ClarksonSeptember 5, 2011

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Ester Dean Songs She Has Written

Ester Dean songs she has written include Super Bass, Hey Mama, What's My Name? and more. Following is a list of the top songs that she has performed herself:

  1. Super Bass - 2010
  2. Hey Mama - 2015
  3. What's My Name? - 2010
  4. Invincible - 2012
  5. Mr. Know It All - 1998
  6. Drop It Low - 2009
  7. Come & Get It - 2013
  8. Firework - 2010
  9. Never Ever - 2009
  10. Dancing in the Dark - 2015

Super Bass

Super Bass is a bubblegum pop song that was performed by rapper Nicki Minaj. The single was penned by Ester Dean, Onika Maraj, and Daniel Johnson.

Released from the album Pink Friday (Deluxe) in 2011, the track was listed at number 426 in the 500 Best Songs of All Time by Rolling Stone.

Upon its release, the record received positive reviews from music critics. It was a commercial hit, reaching number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number eight on the UK Singles Chart.

Hey Mama

Written by Ester Dean, Hey Mama was recorded by David Guetta, featuring vocals from Nicki Minaj and Bebe Rexha.

Released on March 16, 2015, the single became a commercial success worldwide and appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 at number eight.

The track was well-received by music critics, who praised it for its energetic production, powerful vocals, and infectious chorus.

What's My Name?

What's My Name? by Rihanna was released from the album Loud on October 25, 2010. The track runs for four minutes and twenty-three seconds.

Produced by Stargate and Kuk Harrell, the track was a commercial success and topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The song has a catchy chorus, i.e.,

Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?
What's my name? What's my name?

Ester Dean most popular songs are Drop It Low, Another Life, Crazy Youngsters, and so on.

Here is a list of the top songs by Ester Dean along with their release years:

Songs NameRelease Year
Drop It Low2009
Crazy Youngsters2015
Another Life2017
Super Bass2011
Love Suicide2010
We've Only Just Begun2012
When You're Gone2018
Baby Makin' Love2012

Drop It Low

A debut single by Eeter Dean, Drop It Low, was released on August 9, 2009. The producer of the song is Polow da Don, while Ester wrote the song along with Chris Brown and Jamal Jones.

The single received favorable reviews from music critics for its catchy and upbeat nature. It also features energetic dance moves by the dancer, and the scene from the Step Up 3D movie makes the single popular among fans worldwide.

Another Life

Another Life was recorded in 2017 by Afrojack and David Guetta, featuring Ester Dean. It is a future bass genre track that was released on April 28, 2017.

Ester composed the single along with Faisal Ben Said and Nick van de Wall, while it was produced by Nick and David Guetta.

The single has a total length of three minutes and twenty-eight seconds, and the verse goes:

I'm waking up, thinking how we used to be
I still hang on to our tied up dreams
I wish we could turn back the hands of time
Replace the poison that you left onto my mind

Crazy Youngsters

The song Crazy Youngsters was released on May 2, 2015, from the album Pitch Perfect 2 in the USA. It is a pop song.

The song has a total duration of three minutes and thirty-eight seconds. The lyrics of the song show the protagonist as someone who does not care about time running out.

They are called crazy youngsters because they live in the moment and are carefree. The lyrics motivate people not to give up because there is still much to do in life and miles to go.

How Many Album Does Ester Dean Have?

Ester Dean Has three soundtrack albums and one extended play. Ester extended play is Miss Ester Dean, which was released on March 23, 2015.

Soundtrack AlbumRelease Date
Pitch Perfect: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackSeptember 25, 2012
Pitch Perfect 2: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackMay 12, 2015
Pitch Perfect 3: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackDecember 15, 2017

Pitch Perfect: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Three songs from the album Pitch Perfect charted on the Billboard Hot 100
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Pitch Perfect: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the album for the 2012 movie Pitch Perfect.

The soundtrack was released on September 25, 2012, and features elements of a cappella and a pop genre to its music. The soundtrack consists of 12 tracks, including Don't Stop the Music, Let It Whip, and Since You've Been Gone.

It is a highly enjoyable album, and its success helped the popularity of the film as well.

Pitch Perfect 2: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

The album blends elements of cappella and pop in its music
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Pitch Perfect 2: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album for the movie Pitch Perfect 2.

Released on May 12, 2015, the album features original tracks and a collection of cappella cover songs. Flashlight by Jessie J. was one of the best tracks on the album.

The album was a commercial hit, reaching the top of the Billboard 200 chart and also being certified gold by Australia (ARIA).

Pitch Perfect 3: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Album Cover of Pitch Perfect 3: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
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Pitch Perfect 3: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was released on December 15, 2017 by Universal Music.

Some songs from the soundtrack to Pitch Perfect 3: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack are listed below:

  1. Universal Fanfare
  2. Toxic
  3. Sit Still, Look Pretty
  4. Riff Off
  5. You Got It
  6. Ex's and Oh's
  7. How a Heart Unbreaks
  8. Cheap Thrills and more

Ester Dean Movies And TV Shows

Ester Dean movies and TV shows are Rio, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Pitch Perfect,and so on.

Apart from singing, the singer has also made appearances in several movies and television shows in her career. The following list shows the films and television shows and their release years in which Ester has been involved:


  • Rio - 2011
  • Ice Age: Continental Drift - 2012
  • Pitch Perfect - 2012
  • Pitch Perfect 2 - 2015
  • Pitch Perfect 3 - 2017
  • Trolls World Tour - 2020

Produced by Bruce Anderso and John C. Donkin, the film became the 13th highest-grossing film of 2011
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Television Shows:

  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - 2016
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - 2016
  • Songland - 2019–2020
  • The Voice - 2020
  • Central Park - 2020–present
  • Clash of the Cover Bands - 2021
  • Trolls: Holiday in Harmony - 2021
  • American Song Contest - 2022

An American computer-animated musical adventure comedy film, Rio, was released in 2011.

The voice cast of the movie is Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Rodrigo Santoro, Leslie Mann, Jemaine Clement, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez,, and Jamie Foxx.

The role of Easter in the movie was to provide a voice for the character Boy in Gondola.

Ice Age: Continental Drift is a computer-animated comedy film that was produced by Sky Studios. The movie was directed by Steve Martino and Michael Thurmeier and has a running time of eighty-eight minutes.

Dean's involvement in the movie is as a voice actor for Sloth and the Ape Sirens.

Dean portrayed the character Cynthia-Rose Adams in the movie Pitch Perfect and its sequels, Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Pitch Perfect 3 (2017).

She is part of a cappella group named Barden Bellas at the university. As a soulful singer and rapper, Ester shows off her impressive vocals throughout the movie.