UK & US Songwriting Charts (15-30 Dec 2017)

30 December, 2017 in News

Meredith Willson

Promotional photo of It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas songwriter, Meredith Willson

This week’s rundown of the Top 10 songwriters on both sides of the Atlantic includes creators of several festive favourites

US Songwriting Chart (30 December 2017)


RANK SONGWRITER SONG – ARTIST
1 JOHNNY MARKS Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives
2 ED SHEERAN Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
End Game – Taylor Swift (ft. Ed Sheeran & Future)
3 SHAYAA ABRAHAM-JOSEPH Bank Account – 21 Savage
Rockstar – Post Malone (ft. 21 Savage)
4 6IX9INE Gummo – 6ix9ine
Kooda – 6ix9ine
5 NATHAN FEUERSTEIN Let You Down – NF
6 AUSTIN POST Candy Paint – Post Malone
I Fall Apart – Post Malone
Rockstar – Post Malone (ft. 21 Savage)
7 LOUIS BELL Rockstar – Post Malone (ft. 21 Savage)
Candy Paint – Post Malone
Wolves – Selena Gomez X Marshmello
8 GEORGE MICHAEL Last Christmas – Wham
9 PHARRELL WILLIAMS Havana – Camila Cabello (ft. Young Thug)
Lemon – N.E.R.D & Rihanna
10 KHALID ROBINSON 1-800-273-8255 – Logic (ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid)
Silence – Marshmello (ft. Khalid)

Every track charting on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week is given a point value, which is then split equally among the songwriters listed for each, and then ranked in order of those totals.

UK Songwriting Chart (15 December 2017)


RANK SONGWRITER SONG – ARTIST
1 JOHNNY MARKS Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives
2 ED SHEERAN Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
When Christmas Comes Around – Matt Terry
3 GEORGE MICHAEL Last Christmas – Wham
4 MICHAEL DAPAAH Man’s Not Hot – Big Shaq
5 NATHAN FEUERSTEIN Let You Down – NF
6 MARC KINCHEN 17 – MK
7 BOB HEATLIE Merry Christmas Everyone – Shakin’ Stevens
8 MEREDITH WILSON It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas – Michael Buble
9 ROY WOOD I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday – Wizzard
10 CHRIS REA Driving Home For Christmas – Chris Rea

Every track charting on the UK’s Official Singles Chart for the week is given a point value, which is then split equally among the songwriters listed for each, and then ranked in order of those totals.


Royalty Exchange logo The Hot Hitmakers chart is repurposed with kind permission of Royalty Exchange, the online music royalties marketplace.

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