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Published weekly, the Hit Songs Deconstructed Charts provide you with unique insight into today's hit songwriting trends by spotlighting the characteristics driving the Billboard Hot 100 top 10.

Use these charts to stay in-the-know and current in a fast changing musical landscape!

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Utilized by songwriters, producers, music industry executives and universities throughout the world, Hit Songs Deconstructed is dedicated to providing its subscribers with an in-depth understanding of the craft and trends that shape TODAY'S chart-topping hits for success in TODAY'S music industry.

We break today's hit songs down to their core, extract the craft that made them a hit, and provide you with the knowledge and best practices to help prime you for success in a very competitive, fast changing musical landscape, while remaining true to your own unique artistic vision.

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