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Hugh McIntyre is a professional Music Journalist living and working in New York City. He covers the music industry, focusing primarily on charts, data, and the numbers that show what is the most popular and who is performing the best in the business. He mostly writes for Forbes, where he publishes several stories per day, on average.

In addition to his work in journalism, McIntyre has also worked extensively in the field of social media marketing, including organizing, writing, and executing campaigns for global brands, industry leaders and organizations in both the music and theater worlds. He is originally from Boston, MA where he grew up and went to college. He has earned a bachelor’s in marketing and a master’s in management.

You can find him on social media (Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn), on his personal website, and you can read his work on Forbes.


In the past, McIntyre has also written hundreds of articles that provide advice for those looking to make a living in the music industry, either as artists or in some other facet of the business. In the past decade, his work has been published by CareersInMusic, Sonicbids, Tunecore, Symphonic Distribution, Hypebot, and a number of others. Outside of musical advice, McIntyre has also written for Mashable, Noisey, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, Mic, Fuse, and dozens of other well-known blogs and magazines.

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