“What would you think, if I sang out of tune?…” Remember the words of that classic Beatles tune? If you’re the type of music listener that pays attention to the lyrics of songs, ever wonder what are the most commonly used words in all popular songs? Music lover Sam Moreton decided to find out. He wrote an algorithm that analyzed one million pop songs. Presumably if you used all of these words in a song, you might have a top-40 hit. Here is the list of the most commonly used words in songs:
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3 thoughts on “What are the Most Common Words Used in Songs?”
I thought the same thing. Although “baby” didn’t make the top 30 list, it did make the top 100.
I was sure “love” was number one 😜🙋