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Top Songwriter Chart: June 2012

 

Gotye

Australian songwriter Wouter De Backer – better known as Gotye – has topped the Songtrust Top Songwriter Chart for June.

His mega-hit Somebody That I Used To Know (featuring Kimbra) gave him a comfortable lead over Carly Rae Jepsen and the songwriting team behind her smash Call Me Maybe. The winner of May’s chart – Wayne Hector – maintained his strong showing with the #4 position.

Our chart highlights the amazing versatility and creativity of the minds behind the music. To find out more about how we calculate this charts using Billboard Radio Songs and Digital Songs data, check out the full methodology.


Overall Songwriting Chart


#1 – 8.9 pts

Wouter De Backer (aka Gotye)
Somebody That I Used To Know (Gotye)

#2 – 8.1 pts

Carly Rae Jepsen, Joshua Keeler Ramsay, Tavish Joseph Crowe
Call Me Maybe (Carly Rae Jepsen)

#3 – 7.7 pts

Carl Anthony Falk, Rami Yacoub
Starships (Nicki Minaj), What Makes You Beautiful (One Direction)

Adam Noah Levine, Ammar Malik, Dan Omelio, Karl Johan Schuster, Cameron Jibril Thomaz
Payphone (Maroon 5)

#4 – 7.2 pts

Wayne Anthony Hector
Starships (Nicki Minaj), Glad You Came (The Wanted)


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#5 – 5.5 pts

Andrew Doest, Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Nate Ruess
We Are Young (Fun.)

#6 – 4.9 pts

Nadir Khayat
Starships (Nicki Minaj)

#7 – 4.8 pts

Onika Tanya Maraj (aka Nicki Minaj)
Starships (Nicki Minaj), Dance Again (Jennifer Lopez)

#8 – 3.3 pts

Henry Russell Walter, Lukasz Gottwald
Where Have You Been (Rihanna), Wide Awake (Katy Perry)

#9 – 3.0 pts

Savan Harish Kotecha
What Makes You Beautiful (One Direction)

#10 – 2.6 pts

Tramar Dillard (aka Flo Rida), Sia Kate I. Furler, Axel Christofer Hedfors, Ben Maddahi, Jacob Elisha Luttrell, Marcus Cooper, Pierre-Antoine Joseph Michel Melki, Raphael David Judrin
Wild Ones (Flo Rida feat. Sia)

Data compiled by Sam Tall and Josh Elkes.

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