Taylor Swift Wrote Calvin Harris and Rihanna's Hit Song This is What You Came For
Posted on July 13, 2016
Taylor Swift wrote the hit song "This is What You Came For" performed by Calvin Harris and Rihanna. She wrote the song and even performed a demo of it for Harris over the phone. She is credited on the song under the pseudonym Nils Sjoberg.People reports that Swift's rep confirms Taylor wrote the hit song. The news was first reported in TMZ. TMZ says, "Taylor wrote the song, sat down at a piano and did a demo into her iPhone. She sent it to Calvin, who loved it. They both went into a studio and did a full demo with Taylor on vocals and Calvin doing the beat."
Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris were a couple during the time they recorded the song. Taylor has since been seen with actor Tom Hiddleston. TMZ says Swift and Calvin decided that because they were dating it might overshadow the song if they released it as a collaboration. They decided to let Calvin release it while Taylor kept the publishing rights.
The song and music video feature Rihanna. The song contains the lyrics, "Baby, this is what you came for. Lightning strikes every time she moves. And everybody's watching her." It has been a top hit on the music charts and has reached #5 on the Billboard 100. It is yet another hit for Taylor Swift. Take a look: