SHY Martin first established herself as a songwriter, a path that launched in dynamic fashion via her co-write and featured vocal on Mike Perry's "The Ocean (ft. SHY Martin)." Recording the vocals in one-take in her home wardrobe, SHY wrote the track with longtime Swedish songwriting partner, SHY Nodi, whom she has written several other songs with. The track won Spotify Sweden's Most Streamed Song of the Year with a groundbreaking 550 million+ streams.
SHY's songwriting catalog has gone on to generate over 2.5 billion streams on Spotify alone including credits on "First Time" by Kygoft. Ellie Goulding, The One" by Bebe Rexha, "All We Know" by The Chainsmokers, "I Wanna Know" by NOTD (ft. Bea Miller), as well as songs for Jess Glynne, Astrid S, and ALMA, among others.