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

September 23, 2017 in News

This generation’s hip-hop writers continue to dominate our Top 10s, with Florida rapper Jahseh Onfroy aka XXXTENTACION leading the pack… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Taylor Swift

UK & US Songwriting Charts (8-16 Sep 2017)

September 16, 2017 in News

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

Jay Kay

BMI to honour Jay Kay with President’s Award

September 12, 2017 in News

The influential lead singer of Jamiroquai is to receive the accolade at the annual ceremony celebrating the year’s best songwriters… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Rolling Stones

British music still dominating on world stage

September 9, 2017 in News

British music sales overseas at a new high, proving that music fans are still looking towards our shores for talent… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Kodak Black

UK & US Songwriting Charts (25 Aug – 9 Sep 2017)

September 2, 2017 in News

Khalid continues holding his own against Lamar and Sheeran, and Kodak Black lands on the chart with ‘Roll In Peace’… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Rae Sremmurd

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

August 19, 2017 in News

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

Thomas Rhett. Photo: John Shearer

UK & US Songwriting Charts (4 – 19 Aug 2017)

August 12, 2017 in News

Find out who are top of the pop songwriters, based on last week’s UK Singles Chart and Billboard Hot 100… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach calls for clarity over plagiarism laws

August 4, 2017 in News

Veteran songwriter says artists are getting a rough deal when it comes to lawsuits, as there are not enough notes… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

2017 Mercury Prize

2017 Mercury Prize shortlist revealed

July 27, 2017 in Events, News

The dozen albums in the running for this year’s accolade are announced ahead of the winner being awarded in September… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

John Baldwin Gourley at 2010 Sasquatch! Festival

UK & US Songwriting Charts (21 Jul – 5 Aug 2017)

July 27, 2017 in News

With assistance from Royalty Exchange, we plot the top songwriters of the singles charts on both sides of the Atlantic… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Jay-Z

UK & US Songwriting Charts (14 – 29 Jul 2017)

July 20, 2017 in News

The new Jay-Z album makes for a new leader of this week’s top performing songwriters on the Billboard Hot 100… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Luis Fonsi

UK & US Songwriting Charts (7 – 27 Jul 2017)

July 12, 2017 in News

This week ‘Despacito’ proves a success for the track’s songwriters: Puerto Rican pop artist Luis Fonsi and rapper Daddy Yankee… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Julie Menin and David Israelite

NYC mayor proclaims Songwriter Week

June 15, 2017 in Events, News

First citywide celebration of New York’s songwriters will become an annual event, and NMPA credits Yoko Ono as ‘Imagine’ co-writer… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gucci Mane 'Met Gala' cover

UK & US Songwriting Charts (2 – 17 Jun 2017)

June 12, 2017 in News

We list the week’s top songwriters behind the biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Liam Payne

UK & US Songwriting Charts (26 May – 10 Jun 2017)

June 5, 2017 in News

We list the week’s top songwriters behind the biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Miley Cyrus

UK & US Songwriting Charts (19 May – 3 Jun 2017)

May 29, 2017 in News

We list the week’s top songwriters behind the biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Kendrick Lamar DAMN

UK & US Songwriting Charts (12 – 27 May 2017)

May 22, 2017 in News

We list the week’s top songwriters behind the biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Alessia Cara

UK & US Songwriting Charts (5 – 20 May 2017)

May 13, 2017 in News

We list the week’s top songwriters behind the biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Max Martin Polar Music Prize 2016

UK & US Songwriting Charts (28 April – 13 May 2017)

May 6, 2017 in News

We list the week’s top songwriters behind the biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Kendrick Lamar DAMN

UK & US Songwriting Charts (21 April – 6 May 2017)

April 27, 2017 in News

We list the week’s top songwriters behind the biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,