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Citations for Hit Songs Deconstructed APA

Creating a citation from Hit Songs Deconstructed in APA Style

Follow the format for a website reference.  There is no print equivalent of Hit Songs Deconstructed.

Format for the full reference:

Author, Year.  Title of chart/report [with any search limits placed] [viewed date].  Available from: URL 

Example:

Hit Songs Deconstructed. (2021).  Lead vocal gender [Q1 2021].  Retrieved September 30, 2021 from: http://db.hitsongsdeconstructed.com 

In-Text Citations

If you have a few references to charts or reports for the same year within one assignment, your intext citations will appear as  (Hit Songs Deconstructed 2021a)   ... (Hit Songs Deconstructed 2021b) and so on (with these letters added to the reference list as well).

Citations for Hit Songs Deconstructed MLA

Creating a citation from Hit Songs Deconstructed in MLA Style

Follow the format for a website reference.  There is no print equivalent of Hit Songs Deconstructed.

Format for the full reference:

Name of Group/Organization. "Title of Page or Article." Name of Website, Publisher or Sponsoring Organization if different from website name, Date of publication or last modified date, URL. Accessed Day Month Year viewed (optional, add if there is no upload/publication date).

Examples:

Hit Songs Deconstructed. "Drake: Achieving Staying Power in Hip Hop." Hit Songs Deconstructed. https://reports-hitsongsdeconstructed-com.rider.idm.oclc.org/articles/drake-achieving-staying-power-in-hip-hop/ Accessed  October 4, 2021. 

Hit Songs Deconstructed. "Life is Good." Hit Songs Deconstructed. https://db-hitsongsdeconstructed-com.rider.idm.oclc.org/Future_feat._Drake-Life_Is_Good  Accessed October 4, 2021.


In-Text Citations

If you just have one reference from Hit Songs Deconstructed: 

Drake has staying power (Hit Songs Deconstructed). 

If you have a few references to charts or reports your intext citations will appear as  (Hit Songs Deconstructed, "Title of Report").

Drake has staying power (Hit Songs Deconstructed, "Drake: Achieving"). 

Life is Good is a #2 song (Hit Songs Deconstructed, "Life is Good").