Spotify Ranks Most Patriotic States, Most Listened-To Fourth of July Songs
The streaming service revealed the results ahead of Independence Day.
In honor of this year's Independence Day, Spotify has ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia by their musical patriotism and determined which is the most listened-to Fourth of July song.
The streaming service ranked all 50 states and D.C. based on how much each territory listened to Fourth of July music over the 2014 Independence Day weekend.
Based on that criteria, Texas came out on top as the most musically patriotic state, per capita, followed by Pennsylvania, Washington, Wisconsin and Utah.
In terms of Fourth of July songs, Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA" was the most listened-to track, according to anonymously aggregated Spotify streaming, in the majority of states. However, Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" was the most listened-to Fourth of July song in Alaska, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, New Mexico, South Dakota and West Virginia, while fun.'s "We Are Young" was the top Fourth of July song in Nevada.
Read on to see the full list of states ranked by their musical patriotism and the country's favorite Fourth of July songs, broken down by state.
Spotify’s Most Musically Patriotic States
6. District of Columbia
9. South Carolina
13. New York
25. North Carolina
36. New Mexico
39. New Jersey
45. North Dakota
47. New Hampshire
48. Rhode Island
49. South Dakota
50. West Virginia
Most listened to Fourth of July Song by State
Bruce Springsteen - “Born in the USA”
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Florida Georgia Line - “Cruise”
Alaska, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, New Mexico, South Dakota, West Virginia
fun. feat. Janelle Monae - “We Are Young”