Spotlight Series: A Roundtable Discussion with Tayla Parx, Tommy Brown, Sarah Hudson, Leon Thomas and Jessie Saint John- Part 2

Hit Songwriting & Producing Is All About ‘Chasing Chills’: Recapping Parx Studios’ Burnout Camp, Pt. 2 From left: Tommy Brown, Tayla Parx, Sarah Hudson and Leon Thomas, during Pa...

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The State of the Hot 100 Top 10: Q3 2019 Report Highlights

Cabello and Mendes' Señorita is a bonified hook fest. However, in contrast to many other hits, the writers cleverly decided to repurpose the main hook melody in a multitude of ways across sections, v...

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Spotlight Series: A Roundtable Discussion with Tayla Parx, Tommy Brown, Sarah Hudson, Leon Thomas and Lara Andersson- Part 1

Billboard Chart Beat Podcast: The Importance of Self-Care for Songwriters: ‘If You’re Not Refilling the Well, What Do You Have to Give?’ Recapping Parx Studios’ Burnout Camp, P...

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Technique Spotlight: September 2019

This week we are spotlighting examples of four techniques: chorus vocal structure, duet structure, “D” (Departure) sections, and outros. Spotlighted songs include: Break Up With Your Girlfriend, ...

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Spotlight Series: Finneas O’Connell on “Bad Guy”

We are thrilled to announce our new Spotlight Series, where sit down with some of today’s hottest and  most influential music industry professionals, songwriters, producers, and artists to gain dee...

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M-M-M-My Sharona! 40 Years Later.

On August 25, 2019, The Knack’s My Sharona celebrates its 40th anniversary of hitting the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100. In honor of this timeless classic, we’ve decided to look under the hood...

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Sucker: A Hit Song Hook Fest

Cabello and Mendes' Señorita is a bonified hook fest. However, in contrast to many other hits, the writers cleverly decided to repurpose the main hook melody in a multitude of ways across sections, v...

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The State of the Hot 100 Top 10: 2019 Mid-Year Report Highlights

Cabello and Mendes' Señorita is a bonified hook fest. However, in contrast to many other hits, the writers cleverly decided to repurpose the main hook melody in a multitude of ways across sections, v...

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From “Ooh na na” to “Ooh la la la”! Señorita’s Clever Hook Reinforcement Techniques

Cabello and Mendes' Señorita is a bonified hook fest. However, in contrast to many other hits, the writers cleverly decided to repurpose the main hook melody in a multitude of ways across sections, v...

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