Hip Hop has had a huge influence on music culture throughout the years but also specifically now. Metro Boomin has been named the biggest songwriter in the U.S. of 2017 so far, the super-producer is joined by Quavo and Kendrick Lamar on the list of top songwriters in the country for the first half of the year.
Music Business Worldwide and Royalty Exchange teamed up to monitor the most successful songwriters of the year so far. In the process, songwriters are allotted different amounts of points according to their hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the first quarter of 2017.
Kendrick Lamar is right behind both Metro and the Migos hit-maker, Quavo. Many tracks off of his latest album DAMN . The album has earned Kendrick the No. 3 slot on the most successful songwriter list, which incorporates songs like “DNA.,” “PRIDE.,” “HUMBLE.”.