The most popular songs on Spotify to sing-along to on a road trip have been revealed - and it's a classic by The Killers that is number one. Research
The most popular songs on Spotify to sing-along to on a road trip have been revealed – and it’s a classic by The Killers that is number one.
Research found that Mr Brightside by the American rock band features on the most Spotify playlists that have been created specifically to listen to when driving.
In second place is Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd while the Journey hit Don’t Stop Believing is third.
The most popular songs on Spotify to sing-along to on a road trip have been revealed after research analysed more than 700 playlists on the streaming service
Also making the list is All Star by Smash Mouth, which is fourth, while rounding off the top five is Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody.
In sixth place is Hotel California by the Eagles, while seventh is Seven Nation Army by the White Stripes and eighth is AC/DC’s Highway to Hell.
Coming in at number nine is the Toto classic Africa and just making it into the top 10 is Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana.
Sweet Child O’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses is 11th, The Chainsmokers’ Close is 12th and 13th is Summer Of ’69 by Bryan Adams. Midnight City by M83 is 14th and 15th is Blink-182’s All The Small Things.
Also inside the top 20 is Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You (16th), Back in Black by AC/DC (17th), Bon Jovi’s Livin’ On A Prayer (18th), the Gorillaz’ Feel Good Inc (19th) and Fortunate Son by Creedence Clearwater Revival (20th).
Research found that Mr Brightside by the American rock band The Killers, pictured, features on the most Spotify playlists that have been created specifically to listen to when driving
The top 25 is rounded of by Don’t Stop Me Now, Queen (21st), Vance Joy’s Riptide (22nd), Pumped Up Kicks by Foster The People (23rd), Do I Wanna Know? by the Arctic Monkeys (24th) and Under The Bridge by the Red Hot Chili Peppers (25th).
The research was carried out by car hire insurance firm insurance4carhire.com, which analysed 719 playlists on music streaming service Spotify that contain the words drive, driving or road trip in the title.
The researchers then pulled together the names of the songs that appear on these playlists.
The songs were then ranked by order of frequency. Their popularity is based on the percentage of playlists that each song appears on.
THE TOP 25 MOST POPULAR ROAD TRIP SONGS ON SPOTIFY
1. Mr. Brightside, The Killers
2. Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd
3. Don’t Stop Believin’, Journey
4. All Star, Smash Mouth
5. Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen
6. Hotel California, Eagles
7. Seven Nation Army, The White Stripes
8. Highway To Hell, AC/DC
9. Africa, Toto
10. Smells Like Teen Spirit, Nirvana
11. Sweet Child O’ Mine, Guns N’ Roses
12. Closer, The Chainsmokers
13. Summer Of ’69, Bryan Adams
14. Midnight City, M83
15. All The Small Things, Blink-182
16. Shape of You, Ed Sheeran
17. Back In Black, AC/DC
18. Livin’ On A Prayer, Bon Jovi
19. Feel Good Inc, Gorillaz
20. Fortunate Son, Creedence Clearwater Revival
21. Don’t Stop Me Now, Queen
22. Riptide, Vance Joy
23. Pumped Up Kicks, Foster The People
24. Do I Wanna Know?, Arctic Monkeys
25. Under The Bridge, Red Hot Chili Peppers