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THR Names Music's 35 Top Hitmakers

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    Pop's Top 35 Hitmakers
    Hitmakers Max Martin - P 2013
    AP
    Max Martin with Katy Perry
    Max Martin
    Songwriter/Producer

    This story first appeared in the Feb. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

    By any subjective standard, Sweden's Martin (ne Martin Karl Sandberg) deserves his No. 1 ranking as music's top hitmaker. Objectively, though, the numbers don't lie: 135,433,000 singles sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, with more than 38 songs topping a million units.

    To find out more about Max Martin's profile, click here.

    Click here to read THR's complete Pop's Top 35 Hitmakers list.

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