UK & US Songwriting Charts (11 – 26 Aug 2017)

19 August, 2017 in News

Rae Sremmurd

American hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd: Slim Jxmmi (left) and Swae Lee in 2015. Photo: The Come Up Show/Creative Commons

Rae Sremmurd’s new track ‘Perplexing Pegasus’ puts producer Mike Williams II atop the list of the weeks top US songwriters

US Songwriting Chart (19 August 2017)


RANK SONGWRITER SONG – ARTIST
1 MICHAEL WILLIAMS II Rake It Up – Yo Gotti (ft. Nicki Minaj)DNA – Kendrick Lamar
Humble – Kendrick Lamar
Perplexing Pegasus – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
Unforgettable – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
2 BELCALIS ALMANZAR Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) – Cardi B
3 SHAYAA ABRAHAM-JOSEPH Bank Account – 21 Savage
4 KENDRICK LAMAR DNA – Kendrick Lamar
Humble – Kendrick Lamar
Loyalty – Kendrick Lamar (ft. Rihanna)
Love – Kendrick Lamar (ft. Zacari)
5 ED SHEERAN Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
6 BENJAMIN LEVIN Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Now Or Never – Halsey
7 CHARLIE PUTH & JACOB KASHER Attention – Charlie Puth
8 QUAVIOUS MARSHALL I’m The One – DJ Khaled (ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Little Wayne)
Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
Slippery – Migos (ft. Gucci Mane)
Congratulations – Post Malone (ft. Quavo)
9 LUDWIG GÖRANSSON & DONALD GLOVER Redbone – Childish Gambino
10 SWAE LEE Unforgettable – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
Perplexing Pegasus – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
11 BRYAN SIMMONS & SYMERE WOODS XO Tour Llif3 – Lil Uzi Vert
12 FRENCH MONTANA Unforgettable – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
13 JACQUES WEBSTER Love Galore – SZA (ft. Travis Scott)
Butterfly Effect – Travis Scott
14 JOSH OSBORNE All The Pretty Girls – Kenny Chesney
Drinkin’ Problem – Midland
Body Like A Back Road – Sam Hunt
15 ZACH CROWELL Do I Make You Wanna – Billy Currington
Body Like A Back Road – Sam Hunt
16 SHANE LINDSTROM 4am – 2 Chainz (ft. Travis Scott)
It’s A Vibe – 2 Chainz (ft. Ty Dolla $ign, Trey Songz & Jhene Aiko)
Butterfly Effect – Travis Scott
17 JORDAN JENKS & JORDAN CARTER Magnolia – Playboi Carti
18 RAMÓN LUIS AYALA RODRÍGUEZ, LUIS FONSI & ERIKA ENDER Despacito – Luis Fonsi (ft. Daddy Yankee)
19 SHANE MCANALLY Unforgettable – Thomas Rhett
Drinkin’ Problem – Midland
Body Like A Back Road – Sam Hunt
20 RAKIM ALLEN & RASHAWN BENNETT Everyday We Lit – YFN Lucci (ft. PnB Rock)

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 (11 August 2017)


RANK SONGWRITER SONG – ARTIST
1 ED SHEERAN Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
Your Song – Rita Ora
2 STEVE MAC Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
What About Us – Pink
Your Song – Rita Ora
3 BENJAMIN LEVIN Crying In The Club – Camila Cabello
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Know No Better – Major Lazer (ft. Scott/Cabello)
4 J HUS Spirit – J Hus
Fisherman – J Hus (ft. Mostack & Mist)
Did You See – J Hus
5 ARCADE FIRE Everything Now – Arcade Fire
6 EMILY WARREN Boys – Charli XCX
New Rules – Dua Lipa
No More Sad Songs – Little Mix
7 CAMILLE PURCELL Powder – Little Mix
Call Me – Neiked (ft. Mimi)
Rain – The Script
8 LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA How Far I’ll Go – Auli’i Cravalho
9 SASHA SLOAN OMG – Camila Cabello (ft. Quavo)
Pretty Girl – Maggie Lindemann
10 QUAVIOUS MARSHALL Slide – Calvin Harris (ft. Frank Ocean & Migos)
I’m The One – DJ Khaled (ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Little Wayne)
Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
Know No Better – Major Lazer (ft. Scott/Cabello)
Congratulations – Post Malone & Quavo
11 DEMI LOVATO No Promises – Cheat Codes (ft. Demi Lovato)
Sorry Not Sorry – Demi Lovato
Instruction – Jax Jones (ft. Demi Lovato & Stefflon)
12 NOT3S Addison Lee – Not3s
Aladdin – Not3e
13 CASS LOWE Boys – Charli XCX
Sun Comes Up – Rudimental (ft. James Arthur)
14 JACOB KASHER Attention – Charlie Puth
Swalla – Jason Derulo/Nicki Minaj/Ty
15 SEAN MYER Pretty Girl – Maggie Lindemann
16 CAMILA CABELLO Crying In The Club – Camila Cabello
OMG – Camila Cabello (ft. Quavo)
Havana – Camila Cabello (ft. Young Thug)
17 YUNGEN & YXNG BANE Bestie – Yungen (ft. Yxng Bane)
18 IAN KIRKPATRICK New Rules – Dua Lipa
Bad Liar – Selena Gomez
19 LAUV I Like Me Better – Lauv
20 SYMERE WOODS & BRYAN SIMMONS XO Tour Llif3 – Lil Uzi Vert

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.


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