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The IMMERSION Database

Compositional Analytics for Today’s Hits

MAKE STRATEGIC

songwriting, production, and business decisions armed with hit song analytics.

Search Filters include:

  • Date Range by Quarter or Year
  • Seasonal Comparisons
  • Peak Chart Position
  • Staying Power (Weeks in the Top 10)
  • New Songs vs. Carryovers
  • Primary Genres
  • Specific Songwriters, Artists, Producers and Labels

Unlike AI-Powered analytics, each song is manually analyzed and every data point is vetted in accordance with HSD's proprietary methodologies for accuracy.

Compositional Analytics

Round out your toolbox with songwriting analytics for today's most successful songs.

Looking for insight into what today's hits have in common? 

Or want to spot trends on the rise, or in decline? 

Or need to back up gut feelings with factual data? 

This powerful, fully interactive database provides you with critical insight into how the current musical landscape is evolving with valuable, real-time intelligence on the compositional characteristics of the songs that land in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100.

Hundreds of different searches keep you in tune with what’s driving the Hot 100 Top 10 at the compositional level. Trends are visualized with graphs and tables with each data point linking to a list of the corresponding songs.

Search for trends pertaining to primary genres, sub-genres/influences, instruments, lead vocals (gender, vocal delivery, etc.), lyrics (lyrical theme, title placement and appearances, etc.), song structure (key, tempo, song length, song form, etc.), song sections (intro characteristics, first chorus occurrence, post-chorus types, etc.), and much more.

Save your most important searches to your dashboard for easy access!

Benchmark Tool

Compare and contrast compositional characteristics across songs, artists, songwriters, producers and labels.

This powerful tool gives you the ability to compare and contrast any of the compositional characteristics in The Immersion Database across songs, artists, songwriters, producers and labels.


  • Gain insight into a specific body of work of a particular artist, songwriter, producer or label
  • Understand what compositional characteristics a select group of songs have in common
  • Discover how songs stand out from the pack by going against the grain
  • Make targeted pitches by researching what creates the signature sound of a particular artist, producer, or songwriter

Trend searches include number of songs in the Top 10, weeks in the Top 10, trends for featured artist, genre breakdown, team size, and more.


Searches can be filtered in a multitude of ways including by date range, primary genre, peak chart position, among others.


All search results include links to the corresponding songs and profile pages.

Artist, Songwriter, Producer and Label Database

Stay in tune with the artists, writers, producers, and labels behind today’s hits and the trends behind them.

Every artist, songwriter, producer and label has its own personal profile detailing which artists, songwriters, producers and labels they’ve collaborated with, their compositional profile, charting information and a link to their Twitter and Instagram pages.

Hit Songs Deconstructed Quarterly Trend Reports

The State of the Hot 100 Top 10 Delivered to You Every Quarter

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 Hit Songs Deconstructed trend reports deliver an easy-to-digest snapshot of the trends driving each quarter’s top 10.

A deconstruction of the most recent quarter's new arrivals, and how they differ from the songs that carried over from the previous quarter.

This report delivers an in-depth look at trends for all the compositional categories we track, including primary genres, sub-genres, lead vocals, lyrical themes, instruments, key, tempo, song length, song structure, and much more.

A deconstruction of the compositional characteristics that are unique to #1 hits.

A deconstruction of the compositional characteristics that are unique to songs that chart for 10+ weeks in the top 10..

A spotlights on hip hop and non-hip hop songs that details the trends unique to each.

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