And the Most-Shazamed Aritists of All Time Are…

Shazam, the magical app that “listens” to help you identify songs you hear, has just released its list of the most-Shazamed artists of all time. This is fascinating because it gives you an excellent insight on what songs the masses care most about.

1. Avicii – Wake Me Up (19 million +)
2. Robin Thicke Feat. T.I. & Pharrell – Blurred Lines (18 million +)
3. Gotye Feat. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know (16 million +)
4. Passenger – Let Her Go (15 million +)
5. Clean Bandit Feat. Jess Glynne – Rather Be (14 million +)
6. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Wanz – Thrift Shop (14 million +)
7. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Ray Dalton – Can’t Hold Us (12 million +)
8. OneRepublic – Counting Stars (11 million +)
9. P!nk Feat. Nate Ruess – Just Give Me A Reason (11 million +)
10. Daft Punk Feat. Pharrell Williams – Get Lucky (11 million +)
11. Lorde – Royals (10 million +)
12. Katy Perry Feat. Juicy J – Dark Horse (10 million +)
13. Capital Cities – Safe And Sound (10 million +)
14. Lilly Wood & The Prick & Robin Schulz – Prayer In C (Robin Schulz Remix) (10 million +)
15. Martin Garrix – Animals (10 million +)
16. Pharrell Williams – Happy (Gru’s Theme From Despicable Me 2) (10 million +)
17. will.i.am Feat. Britney Spears – Scream & Shout (10 million +)
18. The Lumineers – Ho Hey (10 million +)
19. Mr. Probz – Waves (Robin Schulz Remix) (9 million +)
20. Milky Chance – Stolen Dance (9 million +)
21. Fun. Feat. Janelle Monáe – We Are Young (9 million +)
22. John Legend – All Of Me (9 million +)
23. Swedish House Mafia Feat. John Martin – Don’t You Worry Child (9 million +)
24. Klingande – Jubel (8 million +)
25. Rihanna Feat. Mikky Ekko – Stay (8 million +)

Follow up on the story at Hypebot. Then take a look at Shazam’s newly unveiled Hall of Fame.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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