how do you know that wasn’t what happened..
What if they'd told a bunch of teen singers "it's you! You have sole control of the soundtrack for the next hunger game movie!" But then when you show up to the studio they make you fight everyone else for it as a thematic link to the story
Check out Hardwell’s great remix of A Sky Full Of Stars (you can download it from http://cldp.ly/ASFOShrdwll).