Hitmakers: Songwriter Wayne Hector reveals the secrets behind Nicki Minaj's Starships

George Garner

 

Wayne Hector, Spotify’s Secret Genius ambassador and elite songwriter for the likes of Britney Spears, One Direction, JLS, and Westlife talks about writing Nicki Minaj’s blockbuster hit Starships…

"There’s a million things that can go wrong between a hit song and a hit record. That has so much to do with timing: by the time you’ve finished a song and put it out, is that sound something people are still listening to? It might be gone. The dance scene ...

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