The State of the Hot 100 Top 10
2022 Mid-Year Report

The State of the Hot 100 Top 10 takes an in-depth look at the compositional trends shaping the songs that chart in the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10, as well as trends related to the players behind them.

Includes Five Years of Historical Trend Data!

This 100+ page report will get you in tune with how the Hot 100 Top 10, and the players behind them, are evolving.


To save 20% off the regular price of the full report, use discount code "Trends2022".

Are you in tune with the landscape you are writing and producing for?

  • Who are today's key industry players and influencers?
  • Which compositional characteristics are most prominent in the Top 10?
  • Which are on the rise and which are in decline?

Today’s hits are changing faster than ever, from the songwriting and production techniques used to craft them to the influences and instruments shaping their sound.

To stay ahead of the curve, it's critical to proactively stay on top of what's driving today’s most successful songs at the compositional level.

The State of the Hot 100 Top 10 helps you do just that.

What does the report include?

  • NEW ARRIVALS: How do the quarter’s new arrivals differ from the songs that carried over from the previous quarter?
  • HOT 100 TOP 10: What trends are on the rise and in decline?
  • HIP HOP VS. NON-HIP HOP: What are the trends unique to hip hop and non-hip hop songs?
  • STAYING POWER: What differentiates songs that chart for 10+ weeks?
  • #1 HIT SPOTLIGHT: What are the most popular characteristics for #1 hits?
  • INDUSTRY: Who are the players behind today’s hits?