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Gloria Estefan Passed on "Hero"

Okay: Gloria Estefan didn't actually pass on "Hero," because she never got the chance to record it. Mariah Carey co-wrote the song with Walter Afanasieff with the intention of giving it to Estefan, but Carey's then-husband Tommy Mottolla convinced her to hold onto it. It spent four weeks at the top of the Billboard Top 100.