Need some driving tunes this summer? Take a look at this research.

The British love their surveys. One of the latest comes courtesy of Halfords, a network of vehicle servicing locations in the UK. The company hired someone to crunch Spotify data to find the most common songs used by drivers while, uh, driving. This included diving into playlists that includes keywords like “car,” “driving,” and “road trip,” resulting in a pool of about 300.000 songs. Here are the results:

Most Listened To Songs In The Car

  1. Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  2. Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
  3. Hotel California – Eagles
  4. Mr. Brightside – The Killers
  5. All Star – Smash Mouth
  6. Hey, Soul Sister – Train
  7. Africa – TOTO
  8. Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
  9. Party In The U.S.A. – Miley Cyrus
  10. Hey There Delilah – Plain White T’s

Most Listened To Artists In The Car

  1. Post Malone
  2. Drake
  3. Khalid
  4. Queen
  5. Ed Sheeran
  6. Rihanna
  7. Kanye West
  8. The Beatles
  9. Maroon 5
  10. The Weeknd

Most Listened To Disney Songs In The Car

  1. How Far I’ll Go – Auli’i Cravalho – Moana
  2. Hakuna Matata – Nathan Lane – The Lion King
  3. Under The Sea – Samuel E. Wright – The Little Mermaid
  4. You’re Welcome – Dwayne Johnson – Moana
  5. Part of Your World – Jodi Benson – The Little Mermaid
  6. I Just Can’t Wait to Be King – Jason Weaver – The Lion King
  7. I’ll Make a Man Out of You – Donny Osmond – Mulan
  8. When Will My Life Begin? – Mandy Moore – Tangled
  9. Let It Go – Idina Menzel – Frozen
  10. Go The Distance – Roger Bart – Hercules

Most Listened To Songs From Musicals In The Car

  1. Waving Through A Window – Ben Platt – Dear Evan Hansen
  2. Satisfied – Renée Elise Goldsberry – Hamilton
  3. Sincerely, Me – Mike Faist – Dear Evan Hansen
  4. Burn – Phillipa Soo – Hamilton
  5. Alexander Hamilton – Leslie Odom Jr. – Hamilton
  6. My Shot – Lin Manuel Miranda – Hamilton
  7. Helpless – Philipa Soo – Hamilton
  8. The Schuyler Sisters – Renée Elise Goldsberry – Hamilton
  9. The Room Where It Happens – Leslie Odom Jr. – Hamilton
  10. Wait For it – Leslie Odom Jr. – Hamilton

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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