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Some key points from the Hit Songs Deconstructed report into American chart music trends.
- Hip Hop as a primary genre was back on top, surpassing pop with 44% of songs. However, hip hop’s influence on pop songs was down compared to 2019
- Disco’s influence was up five-fold compared to 2019 thanks to notable hits such as Don’t Start Now, Rain On Me and Say So
- The use of snaps sunk to its lowest level in over five years
- Top 10 hits got to the chorus faster on average thanks to one specific genre
- There were fewer love/relationships themes and more lifestyle themes in Top 10 hit narratives
From Music Think Tank
Another in the ‘Spot The Joke’ series.