Posts tagged UK Top 40
Scientists discover the secrets to a successful pop song

Talentless singers rejoice.  University of Bristol scientists have created software that has the ability to analyse and determine the hit potential of a song.

Called 'Score a Hit,' data has been collected about tunes in the UK top 40 since 1961 for the purpose of using the equation, to see if it's estimations were correct and precise.  The program has been able to predict chart positions with roughly 60% accuracy through it's algorithm of evaluating 23 characteristics of the song such as danceability, harmonic simplicity and volume.  

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