Originally Posted by Beat
i for one do think that writing songs and playing an instrument is crucial to being "a musician". people like brandy, christina aguilera or britney spears are performers, they interpret songs written by other people. it's an art form, but it's not being a musician. i don't mean this in a judgmental way. but would you really talk about "that musician kelly rowland"?
Christina has co-wrote pretty much all her songs since her debut
. "Beautiful" being the most notable exception.