Roddy Ricch returns to No. Ricch sports five writing credits on the Hot , led by DaBaby 's "Rockstar," featuring Ricch, which jumps It's his second Hot No. With his eighth week at No. Finneas leads with 10 weeks at the summit. OZ co-produced the latter track with Darius Hill. With his seventh week at No. The weekly Hot Songwriters and Hot Producers charts are based on total points accrued by a songwriter and producer, respectively, for each attributed song that appears on the Hot ; plus, genre-based songwriter and producer charts follow the same methodology based on corresponding "Hot"-named genre charts.
David T. Tough Belmont University. Over the past two decades, there have been multiple studies and analyses conducted to separate and identify the components of a hit song in popular music. Some of the research has focused on a body of work corpus studies while others have honed in on individual songs. This paper is a multi-factor analysis of popular music recordings that attained ranking on the Billboard Hot charts over the period to The purpose of this research study is to define current practices used in modern songwriting and music production. Many modern hit songwriters are also producers and vice versa.
The challenge was to not do another 'Mamma Mia' or 'Waterloo. After the band split up, Ulvaeus and Andersson went on to collaborate on several musicals — including the Abba jukebox musical, Mamma Mia! Hall was an English major who said he learned to write songs by osmosis, soaking up everything from Dickens to Hemingway. His best work was charged with literary irony but unfolded with the ease of spoken language, as when the mini-skirted heroine of "Harper Valley P. Taylor uses so much ice when her husband's out of town. A Number One pop and country hit for Jeannie C. Riley in , it freed Hall to record his own work, which included songs about burying a man who owed him 40 dollars, mourning the death of the local hero who taught him how to drink and play guitar, and "Trip to Hyden," a journalistic tale of a drive to the scene of a mining disaster that was part Woody Guthrie, part Studs Turkel. One of Nashville's most overtly political songwriters, he was a liberal who recorded "Watergate Blues" and turned a drink in a bar after the Democratic convention into a Number One country hit called "Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine.
Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner repeat at No. Swift logs her fifth total week atop Hot Songwriters, thanks to 10 songwriting credits on the latest Billboard Hot Here's a rundown:. Rank, Title songwriters in addition to Swift No. On the Hot Producers chart, Dessner scores his second week at No. Here's a recap:.