Justin Wilson 2018 was a milestone year for songwriters. Many singer-songwriters reach the point where they have too many great tunes to fit into a live show. 75. She oversees all MusicRow-related content, including managing the editorial team. 34. LB Cantrell is Director of Content at MusicRow magazine. The list includes Drake, Cardi B, Tekashi69 and more. 99. From the page to performance. Top rated music producer Kim Copeland recording high quality music for indie artists and songwriters. 88. Directed by Murray Cummings. Lindsay Rimes 10. Brad Clawson 93. 100. 73. Will Weatherly Nicolle Galyon 7. Brett Young May 2018 — 2018 Top 20 — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX399 Glaswegian A C (Alex) Weir releases his debut album at 77 years of age! Luke Laird Pavel Dovgalyuk While a popular performer, Drake is also a prolific writer and frequent collaborator. Brett Eldredge Darius Rucker The songwriter with the most points week to week top the chart. Brian Kelley 15. Kevin Welch 70. 5. 1 slot aggregating chart data from each weekly MusicRow Top Songwriters Chart in 2018. This past year also proved to be a prosperous year for these 100 songwriters who saw the most chart success on the weekly MusicRow Top Songwriter Chart. Many other performers also made the list due to their songwriting credits—such as Post Malone (No. 94. Zach Crowell Nashville songwriters are busy putting their creative vehicles into drive and preparing to mold the shape of country music for 2018. Drake and Louis Bell lead Royalty Exchange’s “Top Hitmakers” chart, published weekly by Royalty Exchange to celebrate the creators of your favorite songs. 25. Mike Henderson CJ Solar J. Yeary Eric Church 16. Chris DeStefano Big Loud Publishing’s Tyler Hubbard takes the No. Topics include improving your vocals, to guitar skills and 4 position in the top 100. This includes producer Louis Bell in the No. Shane McAnally 44. All Rights Reserved. https://musicrow.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Josh-Osborne-1.13.16-C-Moments-By-Moser-Photography31.jpg, https://musicrow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/MusicRow-header-logo-Mar19B.png. 22. 30. Shy Carter Social Media reacts to Billboard's top 100 songwriters of 2018 list. 41. … 35. R. Hurd Luke Combs She passed away on December 24, 2019, and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame in 2018. To enjoy the discount, please click on the link for the specific model and key in the promo code when checking out of Lazada. This list was originally posted on the Dave’s Music Database Facebook page on July 1, 2010 and then updated on March 9, 2012, aggregating 36 different sources (see resources at bottom of page). Chase McGill 3. “In the two years that we’ve published the Top Songwriter’s chart, we’ve learned one thing for certain—the role songwriters play in the music industry far outweighs the attention they receive for it. 95. Dan Smyers Monahan Josh Hoge When determining our top 20, we considered both solo artists, and singers who were the primary songwriters for their bands. 19. Hillary Lindsey Lindsay Rimes Trevor Rosen Liz Rose Tunes like Luke Bryan’s “What Makes You Country,” Carly Pearce’s “Hide The Wine,” Blake Shelton’s “I Lived It,” and Thomas Rhett’s “Life Changes” and “Marry Me” solidified his position. 11. Chris Young 12. 79. Songwriters Hall of Fame’s ongoing mission is to celebrate and honor the contributions of our great popular music songwriters who have written the soundtrack for our nation’s history, while developing new writing talent through 21. Ashley Gorley 5. 85. One of 2018’s most compelling surprises was the formation of boygenius, a trio combining the talents of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus. Just behind him at No. Scotty McCreery 43. 5). 89. Mitchell Tenpenny 57. 13. Mark Holman 29. This important piece of legislature is crucial to the survival of the modern songwriter, and will create a landscape for songwriters to thrive in years to come. 62. Ben Stennis Here are TIME’s best songs of 2018, from Ariana Grande’s 'thank u, next' to Childish Gambino’s 'This Is America.' Jon Nite Nicolle Galyon 68. You can view the complete Top Hitmakers 2018 chart at charts.royaltyexchange.com/2018, where you can also sign up to receive weekly chart updates. 23. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Cantrell graduated from the Recording Industry Management program at Middle Tennessee State University. Chris Janson 45. 14. 65. SMACKSongs and Sony/ATV’s Josh Osborne takes the No. Michael Hardy Josh Miller 10. In 2018, the Country Airplay chart began with "Like I Loved You" by Brett Young holding the top position, while "Meant to Be" by Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line held the number one spot on Hot Country Songs, continuing a Gorley won ASCAP’s Country Songwriter of the Year for the sixth consecutive time in 2018. 24. After years of campaigning for updated legislature regarding streaming royalties, the Music Modernization Act was passed in October. Ross Copperman 3. MusicRow’s Top 100 Songwriters of 2018: 1. Justin Ebach E.M. Hill The songs that solidified his top spot in 2018 included LANCO’s “Born To Love You,” Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Backroad,” Midland’s “Burn Out,” Old Dominion’s “Hotel Key,” Blake Shelton’s “Turnin’ Me On,” and more. She also manages all MusicRow memberships, and facilitates the company’s annual events, including the MusicRow Awards, CountryBreakout Awards and Rising Women on the Row. Bebe Rexha 81. Creators love us because we help them raise money with complete control and flexibility. Jordan Davis Kane Brown And our transparent marketplace ensures fair market value for all. Earlier this week, 2018's rankings were shared in a pair of tweets where some of the biggest hitmakers like Murda Beatz, Tay Keith, and Boi-1da made a musical imprint. 60. 32. 69. 10 is the songwriting master Max Martin, with writing credits on five songs split between Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift. 78. Josh Osborne Devin Dawson 9. There are plenty of charts ranking the top songs, and the artists who performed them. The Top Hitmakers chart is compiled by analyzing the songwriters behind every song on the Billboard Hot 100 each week. 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But only one chart ranks the songwriters that play as vital a role in creating the music we all love—Royalty Exchange’s Top Hitmakers chart. Shay Mooney Jordan Reynolds 18. Ben Hayslip Using algorithms based upon song activity according to airplay, digital downloaded track sales and streams, these 100 songwriters were on top in 2018. Site by Paper Tiger. 2 slot on the 2018 Top Songwriter Chart. There are plenty of charts ranking the top songs, and the artists who performed them. A list of the top albums of the year from American Songwriter. 1, “Meant To Be.”, 1. 36. P.T. But only one chart ranks the songwriters that play as vital a role in creating the music we all love—Royalty Exchange’s Top Hitmakers chart. 98. 50. With Ed Sheeran, Beoga, Benny Blanco, John McDaid. Josh London David Garcia Scooter Carusoe Rob Snyder 31. Matt Rogers 67. He announced this week his worldwide publishing deal with Sony/ATV. 87. 2 spot. 7. 61. His leading spot is due not only to 25 of the hit songs he wrote and released himself last year, but also the success of nine other songs performed by eight other artists he collaborated with in the same timeframe. This is a continued increase from last year’s 13 female songwriters within the top 100, and 2018’s 11. 58. 66. In 2018 was er in Top 2000 a gogo een reportage te zien over het songwriters-duo Kelly & Steinberg die Madonna's eerste nummer 1 hit schreven: Like a Virgin. 63. Just One of 2020’s Top Songs Came From a Solo Songwriter And only 4% of Top 50 songs from the last 10 years have been written by a single writer, according to our review of … In this article, we’re going to dive into some of the more noticeable songwriting and music production trends, and explore what it means for your productions further down the line. 71. The list includes Drake, Cardi B, Tekashi69 and more. 56. 'Songwriter' is an intimate and personal look into the writing process of one of the world's biggest artists - … 91. 90. 2. Tyler Hubbard In addition to his work with Post Malone, Bell also reached his position thanks to his work on eight other hit songs from the likes of Halsey, Selena Gomez, Tiesto, and Lil Wayne. 97. AUSTRALIA Placing Title Songwriters Co-writers State 1 A Changing Landscape Stephen Phillip QLD 2 I'm Australian Stephen Phillip QLD 3 Turn Off The TV (And We have a special promo code for friends of Songwriters.sg that entitles you to S$100 discount for CT-X3000 and CT-X5000. 40. Royalty Exchange is the world’s oldest and largest marketplace for royalties bringing together music creators and private investors. The company has published this chart on a weekly basis for over two years, and today released the compiled results for all of 2018. Bobby Pinson Sammy Mitchel Royalty Exchange Client Information Who Were The Top Songwriters of 2018? It looks as if 2019 will be a strong year for Osborne, as well. Dustin Lynch Parker Welling 55. D. Frasier 54. Raising awareness of this is a crucial component of ensuring they get fair compensation for their efforts.”. Josh Osborne 2. Jimmie Allen Other publications focus on the Top Songs, but we honor the writers who create them. Maren Morris Casey Brown Songwriter is an intimate and personal look into the writing process of one of the world's leading artists--Ed Sheeran. Ashley Gorley Steven Andre Battey Josh Kear David Garcia 3 with Jake Owen’s “Down To The Honky Tonk,” Midland’s “Burn Out,” Old Dominion’s “Written In The Sand,” and many more. Andy Albert 20. 52. Tom Douglas Channing Wilson But the Top Hitmakers chart also reveals several songwriters whose names are rarely celebrated as publicly as the performers whose music they are so influential in creating. See who made the list. 96. And then she just kept going. Jesse Frasure For songwriters, we highly recommend the CT-X3000 and CT-X5000. Jeff Middleton 3), Ed Sheeran (No. Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the Top Classic Songwriters. Here’s a list of all songwriters who have amassed four or more Grammy nods for song of the year. The BMI writer was propelled by songs like LANCO’s “Born To Love You,” Dierks Bentley’s “Woman, Amen,” Blake Shelton’s “I Lived It” and Kenny Chesney’s “Get Along.”. Rezonant Music Publishing’s Ross Copperman takes the No. 82. Corey Crowder 4), and Cardi B (No. Thomas Rhett 8. 6. 84. Updated May 21, 2018 Before the late 1960s, most of the top pop and rock solo artists sang and recorded songs written by others, usually professional songwriters. Taylor Swift Kim's news & blog has great insights for songwriters and performers. 83. Cantrell manages the MusicRow social media accounts, head up specific, large-scale projects for the company, and assist in day-to-day operations. 49. Indeed, 2018 saw some developments in popular song craft, from the rhythms employed, to the chord changes, the harmonic flavors utilized, the subject matters rapped about, and the melodies employed. 77. Taylor Swift moved up the list this year; Beyonce joined it. 47. Chris Stevens Rhett Akins Jordan M. Schmidt 86. Ray Wylie Hubbard People have argued that Billboard doesn't really know what a songwriter is and more than half of the people on the list do not write their own music. © 2020 Music Row Enterprises, LLC – All rights reserved. 5 slot, with writing credits on songs like Jason Aldean’s “You Make It Easy,” as well as Florida Georgia Line’s “Simple” and the 50-week Billboard No. Dierks Bentley Shane McAnally 4. The company has published this chart on a weekly basis for over two years, and today released the compiled results for all of 2018. Morgan Evans Abe Stoklasa 72. Another is Adam Feeney, AKA Frank Dukes. 39. “The 2018 roster of Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees is a prodigious representation of creators of cross-genre hits, certain to resonate with everyone,” said SHOF co-chairs Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff and president/CEO 42. 17. The music business has been transformed in the last couple of decades, but one of the plus points of the new digital landscape must surely be that technology makes it possible now for a man of 77, who had only previously… 51. -Nicholas Pell Gordon Lightfoot; Credit: Canada Hall of Fame D. L. Murphy 26. Luke Dick 27. “The Top Hitmakers chart offers a fascinating glimpse into the web of creativity behind today’s popular music,” said Royalty Exchange CEO Matthew Smith. So before the year gets underway, let’s take a moment to salute the hitmakers of 2017. Songs are given a point value based on their position, and the songwriters credited to each song split those points equally. Matthew Ramsey Ross Copperman Like many secret songwriters, Willis honed her … Topping the list of 50 is Aubrey Graham, better known as hip-hop superstar Drake. 28. SMACKSongs’ Shane McAnally follows Copperman at No. 76. 74. 38. Round Hill Music’s Ashley Gorley falls at the No. Chris Stapleton 46. Matthew McGinn Brandon Lancaster Hillary Lindsey is the highest ranking female on … Top 10 songwriters Rank Image Name Lifetime First single written 1 Bob Dylan May 24, 1941 – present "Mixed-Up Confusion" (1962), performed by himself 2 Paul McCartney June 18, 1942 – present "Love Me Do"/"P.S. Jacob Durrett. 37. Chase McGill 8. 64. 92. Jessie Jo Dillon 9. Tyler Hubbard 6. Robert Williford Brandon Kinney Top 100 Songwriters of the Rock Era First posted 7/1/2010; updated 12/7/2019. 33. The attached chart […] 4. JP Williams 59. His work with Camila Cabello, The Weeknd, Travis Scott, and other artists across 18 songs placed him at No. 48. Laura Veltz © 2021 Shore Fire Media. 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