Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. Due to changes in chart methodology over the years, eras are weighted differently to account for chart turnover rates during various periods. Artists are ranked based on a formula blending performance, as outlined above, of all of their Hot chart entries.
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What makes a pop song a classic? A catchy melody, for sure. A beat that makes you want to move. Lyrics that speak to your heart and head. And a voice that catches your ear and holds your attention. The best pop songs contain all of these elements and more. Scientists at the University of London who have studied the psychology of pop music have identified three elements that make a song grab your attention:. Ask a group of songwriters what makes a pop song great and you're likely to get a number of different answers. Lamont Dozier, who wrote dozens of classic Motown songs, has told interviewers that there's no secret formula—people like what they like.
The top pop songs downloaded at the iTunes music store. To buy and download the popular songs and music you must have Apple's iTunes player installed on your system. The chart of today's current hit top pop songs on iTunes is several times daily and was last updated: Wednesday, August 5 , pm Pacific Time. Related Charts : Top new pop songs , iTunes top pop albums , and iTunes top songs. Watermelon Sugar Harry Styles.