What does it take to make a hit record? I’m sure most people want to know the answer to this. There are no hard and fast rules since every song is different, but Marcel Williams identifies a few factors that many hit records share. Most hit songs have a well produced track and strong vocals. Check out more features of a hit record on Music Think Tank.
“Starting with the obvious, a hit record must be a great song. Above all the melody must be strong, as this is what a listener focuses on and this should be accompanied by some great lyrics and a good groove.”