UK & US Songwriting Charts (31 March – 15 April 2017)

5 April, 2017 in News

Drake

Drake: maintained his No 1 spot, despite a few of his singles dropping off the Hot 100. Photo: Karla Moy/Creative Commons

Assisted by Royalty Exchange, we recognise the most successful songwriters behind the biggest hits on both sides of the Atlantic

Drake maintained his No 1 spot, despite a few of his singles dropping off the Hot 100. With 19 songs still charting, it’s going to take some time before anyone whittles into that lead. Meanwhile Kendrick Lamar debuted at No 3 thanks to a new track of his own and a collaboration with Maroon 5. That, combined with Leland MetroBoomin Wayne’s continuing lasting power, drove the former powerhouse of Ed Sheeran out of the Top 10 to No 16…

US Songwriting Chart (15 April 2017)


RANKSONGWRITERSONG – ARTIST
1AUBREY GRAHAMBlem – Drake
Can’t Have Everything – Drake
Do Not Disturb – Drake
Fake Love – Drake
Gyalchester – Drake
Jorja Interlude – Drake
Madiba Riddim – Drake
Nothings Into Somethings – Drake
Passionfruit – Drake
Teenage Fever – Drake
KMT – Drake (ft. Giggs)
No Long Talk – Drake (ft. Giggs)
Portland – Drake (ft. Quavo & Travis Scott)
Sacrifices – Drake (ft. 2 Chainz & Young Thug)
Get It Together – Drake (ft. Jorja Smith & Black Coffee)
Ice Melts – Drake (ft. Young Thug)
No Frauds – Nicki Minaj, Drake, & Lil Wayne
Glow – Drake (ft. Kanye West)
Both – Gucci Mane (ft. Drake)
2LELAND WAYNEBounce Back – Big Sean
Mask Off – Future
Both – Gucci Mane (ft. Drake)
Tunnel Vision – Kodak
Bad And Boujee – Migos (ft. Lil Uzi Vert)
Congratulations – Post Malone (ft. Quavo)
3 KENDRICK LAMARThe Heart Part 4 – Kendrick Lamar
Don’t Wanna Know – Maroon 5 (ft. Kendrick Lamar)
4 QUAVIOUS MARSHALLPortland – Drake (ft. Quavo & Travis Scott)
Slide – Calvin Harris (ft. Frank Ocean & Migos)
T-Shirt – Migos
Bad And Boujee – Migos (ft. Lil Uzi Vert)
Congratulations – Post Malone (ft. Quavo)
5 ANDREW TAGGARTParis – The Chainsmokers
Something Just Like This – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
Closer – The Chainsmokers (ft. Halsey)
6 ADAM FEENEYFake Love – Drake
Madiba Riddim – Drake
Mask Off – Future
Congratulations – Post Malone (ft. Quavo)
Still Got Time – Zayn (ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR)
7 LIN-MANUEL MIRANDAHow Far I’ll Go – Alessia Cara
How Far I’ll Go – Auli’i Cravalho
You’re Welcome – Dwayne Johnson
8 JUSTIN TRANTERBeliever – Imagine Dragons
Issues – Julia Michaels
Heavy – Linkin Park (ft. Kiiara)
Cold – Maroon 5 (ft. Future)
9 MILES MCCOLLUM & KYLE HARVEYiSpy – KYLE (ft. Lil Yachty)
10 KIARA CEPHUSSlide – Calvin Harris (ft. Frank Ocean & Migos)
T-Shirt – Migos
Bad And Boujee – Migos (ft. Lil Uzi Vert)
11 NANA ROGUESPassionfruit – Drake
Skepta Interlude – Drake
12 JACK ANTONOFFGreen Light – Lorde
I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) – Zayn & Taylor Swift
13JOSHUA LUELLENMask Off – Future
Both – Gucci Mane (ft. Drake)
Tunnel Vision – Kodak
14 MAX MARTINCan’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Chained To The Rhythm – Katy Perry (ft. Skip Marley)
15 TIM GOMRINGER & KEVIN GOMRINGERTunnel Vision – Kodak Black
Portland – Drake (ft. Quavo & Travis Scott)
No Long Talk – Drake (ft. Giggs)
16 ED SHEERANShape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
17CHRISTOPHER BRODY BROWN, BRUNO MARS & PHILIP LAWRENCE24K Magic – Bruno Mars
That’s What I Like – Bruno Mars
18 ROBYN FENTYSelfish – Future (ft. Rihanna)
Love On The Brain – Rihanna
19 STEVE MACRockabye – Clean Bandit
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
20 BENJAMIN LEVINCastle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Issues – Julia Michaels

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 (31 March 2017)


RANKSONGWRITERSONG – ARTIST
1ED SHEERANPerfect – Ed Sheeran
How Would You Feel (Paean) – Ed Sheeran
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
What Do I Know? – Ed Sheeran
Happier – Ed Sheeran
Hearts Don’t Break Around Here – Ed Sheeran
Dive – Ed Sheeran
Supermarket Flowers – Ed Sheeran
Eraser – Ed Sheeran
New Man – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Barcelona – Ed Sheeran
Save Myself – Ed Sheeran
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Nancy Mulligan – Ed Sheeran
Bibia Be Ye Ye – Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
2AUBREY GRAHAMPassionfruit – Drake
Blem – Drake
Gyalchester – Drake
Madiba Riddim – Drake
Fake Love – Drake
Jorja Interlude – Drake
Lose You – Drake
Teenage Fever – Drake
Can’t Have Everything – Drake
Do Not Disturb – Drake
Nothings Into Somethings – Drake
Free Smoke – Drake
Sacrifices – Drake (ft. 2 Chainz & Young Thug)
KMT – Drake (ft. Giggs)
No Long Talk – Drake (ft. Giggs)
Glow – Drake (ft. Kanye West)
Since Way Back – Drake (ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR)
Portland – Drake (ft. Quavo & Travis Scott)
Ice Melts – Drake (ft. Young Thug)
Get It Together – Drake (ft. Jorja Smith & Black Coffee)
3BENJAMIN LEVINCastle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Happier – Ed Sheeran
Supermarket Flowers – Ed Sheeran
Dive – Ed Sheeran
New Man – Ed Sheeran
Barcelona – Ed Sheeran
Nancy Mulligan – Ed Sheeran
Bibia Be Ye Ye – Ed Sheeran
Issues – Julia Michaels
Run Up – Major Lazer ft. PartyNextDoor & Nicki Minaj
4 JOHNNY MCDAIDWhat Do I Know? – Ed Sheeran
Hearts Don’t Break Around Here – Ed Sheeran
Supermarket Flowers – Ed Sheeran
Eraser – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Barcelona – Ed Sheeran
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Nancy Mulligan – Ed Sheeran
5NANA ROGUESPassionfruit – Drake
Skepta Interlude – Drake
6MICHAEL OMARIBig For Your Boots – Stormzy
7FOY VANCEWhat Do I Know? – Ed Sheeran
Barcelona – Ed Sheeran
Nancy Mulligan – Ed Sheeran
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
8 INA WROLDSENRockabye – Clean Bandit
Symphony – Clean Bandit ft. Zara Larsson
Places – Martin Solveig & Inoa Wroldsen
9 RORY GRAHAMHuman – Rag’n’Bone Man
Skin – Rag’n’Bone Man
10 AMMAR MALIKRockabye – Clean Bandit
Symphony – Clean Bandit ft. Zara Larsson
New Man – Ed Sheeran
11 ADAM FEENEYMadiba Riddim – Drake
Fake Love – Drake
Still Got Time – Zayn (ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR)
12 AMY WADGEBarcelona – Ed Sheeran
Save Myself – Ed Sheeran
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Nancy Mulligan – Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
13 NOAH SHEBIBJorja Interlude – Drake
Lose You – Drake
Do Not Disturb – Drake
Glow – Drake (ft. Kanye West)
Since Way Back – Drake (ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR)
One Dance – Drake (ft. Wizkid & Kyla)
Get It Together – Drake (ft. Jorja Smith & Black Coffee)
14 ANDREW TAGGARTParis – Chainsmokers
Something Just Like This – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
Closer – Chainsmokers ft. Halsey
15 SHANE LINDSTROMNo Long Talk – Drake (ft. Giggs)
Portland – Drake (ft. Quavo & Travis Scott)
Still Got Time – Zayn (ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR)
16 JAMIE HARTMANHuman – Rag’n’Bone Man
17 JULIA MICHAELSDive – Ed Sheeran
Issues – Julia Michaels
18 KENDRICK LAMARThe Heart Pt 4 – Kendrick Lamar
19 JACK ANTONOFFGreen Light – Lorde
I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) – Zayn/Taylor Swift
20 J HUSDid You See? – Drake

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 – royaltyexchange.com


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