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Martin Garrix breaks down how to make a hit song


In an interview with Entertainment Weekly's Madison Vain, Martin Garrix hits on what he believes to be the 5 ingredients required to make a hit song as he breaks down his creative process. The conversation was inspired by “In The Name of Love,” Garrix's latest hit song with Bebe Rexha which is a single off his debut LP expected later this year.

This article originally appeared on Entertainment Weekly

The breakout Dutch DJ takes EW behind the scenes of his new single with Bebe Rexha 'In The Name of Love'

Dutch electronic music star and newly-minted label boss Martin Garrix first broke out in 2013 with his club-banging Billboard Hot Dance Song No.1 hit “Animals.” Since, he’s released singles featuring Usher, Tiësto, Dillon Francis, and Afrojack, and has taken over festival mainstages across the globe.

Most recently he shared “In The Name of Love,” featuring Bebe Rexha, off his upcoming debut LP, due for release later this year. The track is already something of a hit, with more than 22 million times on Spotify. So what goes into crafting an earworm? Below, Garrix, who is playing the Billboard Hot 100 Festival at Jones Beach, NY. this weekend, dishes on his creative process and how to make a slam dunk single...


The 20-year-old says he finds muses everywhere. “When I come up with a melody in my head, it could be anywhere,” he says...

... Read the full article by Madison Vain at ew.com

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