Princedied over two years ago, but his catalog of songs left an indelible mark on the music industry.While he was making albums of his own, Prince, a prolific songwriter and musician, also wroteand produced songs for other artists. And some of them turned into major hits. There are also quite a few covers of Prince songs that became hits for other artists, like Cyndi Lauper, Sinead O'Connor, and Alicia Keys.Prince often used a pen namein these collaborations with other artists to keep his own spotlight away from the songs.Here are 13 songs by other artists that were actually written by Prince:SEE ALSO:The 50 best-selling albums of all timeThe Bangles ' "Manic Monday" (1986)Prince wrote "Manic Monday" for the '80s girl group The Bangles under thepen name"Christopher." The track peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1986.Listen to the song here.Sinead O'Connor '"Nothing Compares 2 U" (1990)Prince wrote the original version of "Nothing Compares 2 U" for the eponymous 1985 album by The Family, a band signed to his Paisley Park Records label.The song only became a hit five years later when Sinead O'Connor covered the ballad in 1990. O'Connor's version went platinum and topped the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.Listen to the song here.Stevie Nicks ' "Stand Back" (1983)Nicks cowrote "Stand Back" with Prince, and shecredited Prince's hit song "Little Red Corvette" as the inspiration for it. Nicks' song hit No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1983.Listen to the song here.See the rest of the story at Business Insider Click here to read full news..