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)


RANKSONGWRITERSONG – ARTIST
1 JOHNNY MARKSRockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives
2 ED SHEERANPerfect – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
End Game – Taylor Swift (ft. Ed Sheeran & Future)
3SHAYAA ABRAHAM-JOSEPHBank Account – 21 Savage
Rockstar – Post Malone (ft. 21 Savage)
46IX9INEGummo – 6ix9ine
Kooda – 6ix9ine
5NATHAN FEUERSTEINLet You Down – NF
6AUSTIN POSTCandy Paint – Post Malone
I Fall Apart – Post Malone
Rockstar – Post Malone (ft. 21 Savage)
7LOUIS BELLRockstar – Post Malone (ft. 21 Savage)
Candy Paint – Post Malone
Wolves – Selena Gomez X Marshmello
8 GEORGE MICHAELLast Christmas – Wham
9 PHARRELL WILLIAMSHavana – Camila Cabello (ft. Young Thug)
Lemon – N.E.R.D & Rihanna
10 KHALID ROBINSON1-800-273-8255 – 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)


RANKSONGWRITERSONG – ARTIST
1 JOHNNY MARKSRockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives
2 ED SHEERANCastle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
When Christmas Comes Around – Matt Terry
3 GEORGE MICHAELLast Christmas – Wham
4 MICHAEL DAPAAHMan’s Not Hot – Big Shaq
5 NATHAN FEUERSTEINLet You Down – NF
6MARC KINCHEN17 – MK
7BOB HEATLIEMerry Christmas Everyone – Shakin’ Stevens
8 MEREDITH WILSONIt’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas – Michael Buble
9 ROY WOODI Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday – Wizzard
10 CHRIS READriving 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 logoThe Hot Hitmakers chart is repurposed with kind permission of Royalty Exchange, the online music royalties marketplace.


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