Hit Songs Deconstructed PRO
The tools to make your mark.
Hit Songs Deconstructed is the only online resource for data and analysis of hit songs at the compositional level. While other resources focus on hit song sales, air play, streams and engagement, we focus on the song themselves.
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.
A Hit Songs Deconstructed PRO Subscription gives you in-depth analysis and impartial data on today’s hits. Our reports and IMMERSION database reflect the state of mainstream music at the compositional level.
Join the elite group of songwriters, producers and music industry professionals who use Hit Songs Deconstructed to make informed songwriting, production and business decisions.
For just $49.99/month or $524.99/year, PRO subscribers have access to:
The Hit Songs Deconstructed PRO Report:
Take a deep dive into the what, how and why behind a current chart-topping hit. These exceptionally comprehensive reports feature a combination of impartial data and insightful analysis illustrated through charts, graphs and notation, and provide readers with an in-depth understanding of the hit songwriting and production techniques involved in crafting the song.
The Essentials Report:
Based on the Hit Songs Deconstructed PRO report, this streamlined version details high-level takeaways from the PRO Report.
The Genre Report:
Details the top compositional characteristics of each primary genre in the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 during a specific quarter.
The Trend Report:
Details the compositional trends of the songs that charted in the Hot 100 across a four-quarter time period.
IMMERSION Searchable Database:
The ultimate hit songwriting and production research tool, IMMERSION is the Hit Songs Deconstructed searchable database.
- The database houses the songs that have entered the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100.
- Every song in the database includes a one-page deconstruction detailing the key compositional characteristics (and more).
- It offers over 200 searchable criteria, including compositional characteristics, production techniques, peak chart position and more.
- Easily search for industry and compositional trends quarter over quarter and year over year.
- Practically every field in the database is clickable! Click on any field to find songs that possess the same characteristic. Careful, once you go down the rabbit hole, it’s hard to come back!
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!"
Grammy winning producer/songwriter/recording artist Carlos Santana, Ricky Martin, Ozomatli, Boyz II Men, Selena
"I am honestly blown away by the amount of information you provide on each of these songs, practically like a thesis deserving of a degree. From a songwriting standpoint, so much of this information is so helpful, and the time saving benefits are enormous."
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."