Take a deep dive into the songwriting and production techniques that are making today's hits so successful.
HIT SONGS DECONSTRUCTED
Hit Songs Deconstructed is the #1 source for hit songwriting analysis and trends. We track the compositional characteristics and songwriting techniques found in the songs that land in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. Songwriters, producers, universities and music industry professionals around the world rely on our data and analysis every day to make songwriting and production decisions, research trends and stay current in a fast-changing musical landscape. Our mission is to provide subscribers with the tools to make their mark and ultimately shape the future of music.
Hit Songs Deconstructed Reports
Hit Songs Deconstructed Reports take a deep dive into the latest hit songwriting and production techniques, characteristics and trends. These exceptionally comprehensive reports feature a combination of impartial data and insightful analysis, providing readers with an in-depth understanding of the craft and trends shaping today's chart-topping hits.
Hit Songs Deconstructed Immersion Database
The ultimate hit songwriting and production research tool, Immersion is the Hit Songs Deconstructed searchable database. This robust database offers over 200 criteria enabling highly customizable and comparative searches based on compositional characteristics, production techniques and more. Every song housed in the database includes a one-page deconstruction detailing key compositional characteristics.
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WHY STUDY THE HITS?
By studying today’s hits you become privy to the wealth of songwriting and production techniques that made these songs a success. You gain insight into HOW and WHY these songs are connecting with such a large audience.
- It keeps you current in a fast changing musical landscape
- It keeps you in tune with the most modern musical vocabulary and production techniques
- And it helps you channel your own creativity in the most effective manner possible.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
Prince Charles Alexander
Grammy Award winning producer, audio engineer, recording artist and professor, Music Production and Engineering, Berklee College of Music
"It is such a great tool that I’m showcasing it in live forums at Berklee College of Music and looking forward to integrating it into the songwriting and music production curriculums."
The Hollywood Reporter
"A new report on hit songwriting trends was published last week and some of its findings are fascinating!"
Songwriter w/50 million album sales and top-selling author, Billboard Books
"It’s an amazing tool – and one I highly recommend to my students and collaborators throughout the world."
Vice President of A&R, Epic Records
"I love the in-depth charts and explanations. I’m looking to incorporate some of your questions in my A&R style."
James R. Leach Jr.
Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations/West Coast Operations, SESAC, Inc.
"Great work in technically breaking down this song in a way that will help aspiring writers and producers! Keep up the great service!"
Author of The Craft and Business of Songwriting
"You have given songwriters a great new tool, the beauty of which is that it reflects current trends."
Creative Director, Universal Music Publishing Group / Brentwood Benson
"As a Creative Director for a large music publisher, I find the site VERY valuable. I’m a fan."
Co-Founder, Creative Director, and Producer, Studio 51 Music
"I highly recommend Hit Songs Deconstructed. It is an insightful and detailed description of the craft of writing hit music for today’s music markets. I read it every month to keep sharp, and ahead of the curve."