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  1. Anatomy of a Hit: Bruno Mars' 'Locked Out of Heaven'

    1:45 pm 2/11/2013

    The song's producers recall how the No. 1 tune, which the singer performed with Sting on Sunday's Grammy Awards, came to be.Read more

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  2. Flying Helicopter High With Grammy Nominee Diplo (Exclusive Photos)

    8:00 am 2/9/2013

    The producer-DJ, No. 12 on THR's Top Hitmakers list, lets us ride shotgun on his whirlwind four-city tour. Read more

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  3. Anatomy of a Hit: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' 'Thrift Shop'

    10:00 am 2/8/2013

    The Seattle duo, along with guest vocalist Wanz and manager Zach Quillen, recall how the No. 1 song came to be.Read more

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  4. Stitcher to the Pop Stars: Rihanna's Vocal Producer Reveals His Process

    11:00 am 2/7/2013

    Kuk Harrell co-wrote "Umbrella," sweetened "We Found Love" and worked on Beyonce's Grammy-winning "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)." Read more

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  5. Hit-Boy, the Go-To Producer for Kanye West and Jay-Z, Lives Up to His Nickname (Q&A)

    7:30 am 2/7/2013

    "I just want to show the world that you don't have to be boxed in," says Chauncey "Hit-Boy" Hollis, who's ranked No. 31 on THR's list of Pop's Top 35 Hitmakers.Read more

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  6. KCRW's Jason Bentley: 'Being a Tastemaker Is Something I Take Very Seriously' (Q&A)

    6:45 pm 2/6/2013

    "Shazam actually calls us all the time to ID songs," says the 20-year radio veteran and station music director.Read more

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  7. Mark Ronson: Meet the Man Behind Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars' Most Infectious Hits (Q&A)

    4:53 pm 2/6/2013

    The 37-year-old London producer has become a go-to for artists looking to switch-up their sound.Read more

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  8. Pharrell Williams on Mentor Hans Zimmer, Working With Miley Cyrus (Q&A)

    4:33 pm 2/6/2013

    The singer/songwriter/producer/jack of all trades is No. 16 on THR's hitmaker's list. Read more

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  9. The Drake Dream Team: How Noah '40' Shebib's Slow Jams Took Over Top 40 (Q&A)

    4:01 pm 2/6/2013

    The producer/engineer, ranked 22nd on THR’s hitmakers list addresses the rapper’s next release, mixing business and friendship, and their unique relationship with their label.Read more

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  10. Alex Patsavas: The Industry's Premier Music Supervisor on Choosing Songs for TV and Movies (Q&A)

    3:30 pm 2/6/2013

    The curator of the music for the "Twilight" franchise, new film "Warm Bodies" and such TV series as "Mad Men" and "The Carrie Diaries" is inseparable from her target audience.Read more

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