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Songs Written by ERNEST for Other Artists

ERNEST, also known as Ernest Keith Smith, is a singer-songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. Before his own singles like “Bad Boy” and “Cheers” went big, he got his start writing hit singles for other country artists. Here are the top five songs that were written by ERNEST for other country artists.


1. “Heartless” by Diplo featuring Morgan Wallen

Diplo and Morgan Wallen released “Heartless” in August 2019. This track was a part of Diplo’s collaborative album called, Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley, Chapter 1: Snake Oil. Through this album, Diplo got to work with numerous singer-songwriters, including ERNEST. According to Billboard Magazine, “Heartless” reached the top 10 US Hot Country Songs of 2020. If you want a breakup song, check out this track, especially ERNEST’s version.


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