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)


RANKSONGWRITERSONG – ARTIST
1 MICHAEL WILLIAMS IIRake 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 ALMANZARBodak Yellow (Money Moves) – Cardi B
3SHAYAA ABRAHAM-JOSEPHBank Account – 21 Savage
4KENDRICK LAMARDNA – Kendrick Lamar
Humble – Kendrick Lamar
Loyalty – Kendrick Lamar (ft. Rihanna)
Love – Kendrick Lamar (ft. Zacari)
5ED SHEERANStrip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
6BENJAMIN LEVINCastle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Now Or Never – Halsey
7CHARLIE PUTH & JACOB KASHERAttention – Charlie Puth
8QUAVIOUS MARSHALLI’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)
9LUDWIG GÖRANSSON & DONALD GLOVERRedbone – Childish Gambino
10 SWAE LEEUnforgettable – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
Perplexing Pegasus – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
11 BRYAN SIMMONS & SYMERE WOODSXO Tour Llif3 – Lil Uzi Vert
12 FRENCH MONTANAUnforgettable – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
13 JACQUES WEBSTERLove Galore – SZA (ft. Travis Scott)
Butterfly Effect – Travis Scott
14JOSH OSBORNEAll The Pretty Girls – Kenny Chesney
Drinkin’ Problem – Midland
Body Like A Back Road – Sam Hunt
15 ZACH CROWELLDo I Make You Wanna – Billy Currington
Body Like A Back Road – Sam Hunt
16 SHANE LINDSTROM4am – 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 CARTERMagnolia – Playboi Carti
18 RAMÓN LUIS AYALA RODRÍGUEZ, LUIS FONSI & ERIKA ENDERDespacito – Luis Fonsi (ft. Daddy Yankee)
19 SHANE MCANALLYUnforgettable – Thomas Rhett
Drinkin’ Problem – Midland
Body Like A Back Road – Sam Hunt
20 RAKIM ALLEN & RASHAWN BENNETTEveryday 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)


RANKSONGWRITERSONG – ARTIST
1ED SHEERANCastle 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
2STEVE MACShape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
What About Us – Pink
Your Song – Rita Ora
3BENJAMIN LEVINCrying In The Club – Camila Cabello
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Know No Better – Major Lazer (ft. Scott/Cabello)
4J HUSSpirit – J Hus
Fisherman – J Hus (ft. Mostack & Mist)
Did You See – J Hus
5 ARCADE FIREEverything Now – Arcade Fire
6 EMILY WARRENBoys – Charli XCX
New Rules – Dua Lipa
No More Sad Songs – Little Mix
7 CAMILLE PURCELLPowder – Little Mix
Call Me – Neiked (ft. Mimi)
Rain – The Script
8 LIN-MANUEL MIRANDAHow Far I’ll Go – Auli’i Cravalho
9 SASHA SLOANOMG – Camila Cabello (ft. Quavo)
Pretty Girl – Maggie Lindemann
10 QUAVIOUS MARSHALLSlide – 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
11DEMI LOVATONo Promises – Cheat Codes (ft. Demi Lovato)
Sorry Not Sorry – Demi Lovato
Instruction – Jax Jones (ft. Demi Lovato & Stefflon)
12 NOT3SAddison Lee – Not3s
Aladdin – Not3e
13 CASS LOWEBoys – Charli XCX
Sun Comes Up – Rudimental (ft. James Arthur)
14 JACOB KASHERAttention – Charlie Puth
Swalla – Jason Derulo/Nicki Minaj/Ty
15 SEAN MYERPretty Girl – Maggie Lindemann
16 CAMILA CABELLOCrying In The Club – Camila Cabello
OMG – Camila Cabello (ft. Quavo)
Havana – Camila Cabello (ft. Young Thug)
17 YUNGEN & YXNG BANEBestie – Yungen (ft. Yxng Bane)
18 IAN KIRKPATRICKNew Rules – Dua Lipa
Bad Liar – Selena Gomez
19 LAUVI Like Me Better – Lauv
20 SYMERE WOODS & BRYAN SIMMONSXO 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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