Which are the most popular songwriters and their songwriting inspirations?

The top five artists in terms of songwriting inspiration were as follows:Brett Eldredge (A Perfect Circle, Blur)The Cure (The Cure)Ed Sheeran (Ed Shearans)John Mayer (John Mayer)Lorde (Lorde)Kanye West (Kanye)Rihanna (Rihan)Sia (Sia)Bruno Mars (Rosie)The Beatles (The Beatles)Justin Timberlake (Justin Timber)Kacey Musgraves (Kacey)Justin Bieber (Justin Bieber)John Legend (John Legend)Halsey (Halseys)Drake (Drake)Miley Cyrus (Miley)The Weeknd (The Weekend)Rita Ora (Rita)Dylan Turner (Dylan)Selena Gomez (Selena)J Balvin (J Balvas)J Cole (J Cole)Nicki Minaj (Nicki)Sigala (Sigalas)Mandy Moore (Mandy)Sasha Banks (Sasha)Rae Sremmurd (Rae)Kendrick Lamar (Kend)The xx (The xx)Hannah Montana (Hannah)Nick Jonas (Nick)Derek Trucks (Derek)Taylor Swift (Taylor)Katy Perry (Katy)Dwight Howard (Dwooooo)The Killers (The Killings)Taylor Snay (Taylor Snee)John Prine (John)Gavin Rossdale (Gavin)Barry Manilow (Barry)David Guetta (David)David Bowie (David B.)

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