On Sept. 16, The Recording Academy’s Atlanta Chapter and Producers & Engineers Wing presented a star-studded panel titled “Anatomy Of A Hit” to a standing-room only audience. Moderated by Billboard’s own Senior correspondent Gail Mitchell, the panel featured Grammy-winning producers C. Tricky Stewart and Kuk Harrell, Grammy-winning artist Ciara, RedZone Entertainment artist Bryan J, and Executive VP Def Jam/Universal Chris Hicks as they detailed how they work together to create hit songs.

Pictured here are (from left) Gail Mitchell; Chris Hicks; Ciara; C. Tricky Stewart; Kuk Harrell; Bryan J; and Michele Caplinger, the Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter’s Senior Executive Director. PHOTO: MIKE ZARRILLI/THE RECORDING ACADEMY/WIREIMAGE

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