Which songs are the most popular in America?
There are only a few countries with more songwriters than the United States.
And it’s no surprise that these are the country’s most popular.
According to data from Songwriters Union, which tracks the most-loved songs on the planet, American songwriters wrote an estimated 9,955,500 songs in 2017, which is more than double the US total of 694,200.
But what is it about the US that is so popular?
The answer lies in the music that has been created around the country over the past three decades.
Songwriters and artists have written songs for the last three decades, with the last five of those years being the peak of the music industry, according to Songwriters Guild’s 2016 annual report.
Songwriter Chris McBride of the band The Vamps is credited with inventing the pop-rock style that’s become synonymous with the country.
“The way I think about it, it was an experiment,” he told BBC Sport.
“We were all young, and we were all in a very small place.
So the songs were very raw.
And I think a lot of the songs I did that year were very pure.
I think people were saying, ‘You know what?
I can’t even think about that.
I want to sing a lot about my life.'”
But for McBride, it wasn’t just his original songs that inspired his career.
He also wrote songs for other people’s work.
“In ‘Saving Christmas’ and ‘Santa Claus is Coming’, I wrote the song that’s basically about my mum and dad,” he said.
“It’s really funny, it’s about my love of Christmas.
That song is very heartfelt, and it’s also very personal.”
McBride said he felt like his songs could resonate with people, and he wanted to make them more accessible to the wider population.
“I think the songs are more personal, more honest, more true to life.
And that’s what we’ve tried to do,” he added.
“What we’ve been doing with our songs, what we’re doing with the new songs, is trying to make sure that there’s something for everyone.”
Songwriters union figures show that the top five most-watched US songs in 2016 were ‘Santa Clara’, ‘The Vamps’, ‘Wrecking Ball’, ‘Parks and Recreation’ and’Tangled Up in Blue’.
There are also songs from a number of countries.
‘Saved Christmas’ was a hit in Canada, where it was released in January 2017, while ‘Walking on Sunshine’ and a song called ‘A Million Reasons to Leave’ are also widely popular in the US.
Songwriting is an art form that has evolved in the 20th century.
In the early 20th Century, many songwriters were trying to capture the zeitgeist of the time.
The first song to be published in a literary magazine was written by poet and singer Edith Wharton, who penned ‘A Little Night Music’ in 1900.
She was one of the first women to publish a book of poetry.
The songs in this decade have been shaped by a diverse group of writers, from writers like Woody Guthrie to a group of New Orleans band members who wrote the country hit ‘Sweet Home Alabama’.
It’s an industry that has seen more and more writers leave their home countries to write their songs for America.
In 2018, the US had the most songwriters leaving their native countries.
“You can imagine, we’re not quite as big a songwriting nation as we were 20 years ago, so we’re still kind of a small country,” McBride said.
McBurgess said that while the popularity of American songs is changing, they haven’t changed in a good way.
“There are a lot more Americans today who are able to write music, who can write really good music, and who have an audience who can get their message across,” he continued.
The American songwriter and artist, who was born in Australia, says that songwriting is still a craft that’s going strong in the United Kingdom.
“One of the reasons that songwriters in the UK are such good singers is because we’re an open society, we don’t have a quota system,” he explained.
“If you want to do something really good, you don’t need to get a quota.
And then it’s a great feeling for me, and that’s something I want for everyone. “
People have the freedom to do it and the freedom, if they want to, to make a really good song.
And then it’s a great feeling for me, and that’s something I want for everyone.
Song writers and artists in the country, including McBride and McBride’s mother, are encouraged to write a song that is representative of their country, as well as their own experience.