GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Statistics About The Average Song Length

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"The average length of a song on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2018 was roughly 3 minutes and 30 seconds"

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"In the 1960s, the average length of a song was around 2 minutes and 30 seconds."

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"Songs that reached the number 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart in 2018 averaged 3 minutes and 7 seconds."

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"Radio edit versions of songs are typically around 3 minutes and 30 seconds."

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"The average length of songs that chart in the UK has decreased from 3:50 in the 1990s to about 3:10 in the 2010s."

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"The average song length on 2014's top-selling albums was 4 minutes and 13 seconds."

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"The average song length of songs in the Eurovision Song Contest is limited to 3 minutes."

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"On Spotify, songs under 2.5 minutes are skipped less often than songs over that length."

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"The average length of a rap song in 2018 was 2 minutes and 50 seconds."

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"The average song length in EDM and dance music is around 3-4 minutes."

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"In rock music, the average song length can be anywhere from three to six minutes."

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"The average length of a Symphony, a classical music piece, has been approximately 25 minutes to an hour."

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"In the UK, songs shorter than 3 minutes and 30 seconds are more likely to get radio airplay."

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"On Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, average song length is around 3 minutes and 45 seconds."

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"1950s Billboard hits averaged 2 minutes and 36 seconds in length."

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"The average song length in the pop genre is around 3 minutes and 30 seconds."

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"The average length of jazz songs is typically longer, between 4 to 6 minutes."

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