GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Songs Popularity Ranking Statistics

The ranking of songs based on popularity is determined by factors such as number of streams, downloads, radio airplay, and social media mentions.

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"In 2020, The Weeknd’s song “Blinding Lights” was the most-streamed song on Spotify globally, with more than 1.6 billion streams."

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"The song "Driver's License" by Olivia Rodrigo was the most-streamed song in the US in 2021 with 582.83 million streams."

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"Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" is the most-streamed song of all time on Spotify as of August 2021, with around 2.74 billion streams."

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"Adele's "Hello" was watched around 30 million times within 48 hours, making it the fastest viewed music video in 2015."

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""See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa Ft. Charlie Puth is the most-liked pop song on YouTube, with over 33,553,375 likes."

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"The song "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee is the most-viewed music video on YouTube as of 2021, with over 7.6 billion views."

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"Pop songs represented 20.2% of all album sales in the U.S. in 2018."

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"Older songs accounted for 60% of all music streamed in the US in 2021."

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""My Life Would Suck Without You" by Kelly Clarkson holds the record for the biggest leap to number one on the Billboard Hot 100, jumping from #97 to #1 in one week in 2009."

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"Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts 25 years after its original release."

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"The song “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers has charted on the UK Top 100 every year since its release in 2004."

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"The Beatles hold the record for the most number-one hits on the Hot 100 chart with 20."

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"BTS's "Dynamite" set the record for the biggest premiere in YouTube history, with at least 3 million concurrent viewers upon release in 2020."

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"BTS's "Butter" holds the record for the most streams in a single day on Spotify, with over 20.9 million streams on the first day of its release."

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"Justin Bieber is the youngest solo artist to achieve eight No.1 albums in the US, achieving this at the age of 26."

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"In 2020, the genre of Pop accounted for 14.7 percent of all music streamed in the U.S."

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"In 2020, 56% of global consumers stated that they listen to pop music, making it the most popular genre."

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"Post Malone was the most popular musician in the U.S. in 2020, with nearly 6.4 million album sales."

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"In 2018, CD album sales were led by pop music, accounting for 32.9% of CD album sales."

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