We’ve all been there: you’re blasting a favorite song, singing like no one’s listening, and it hits you. You don’t even know the words!
Back in the day, you might have checked the inside sleeve of your vinyl and hoped the words were in the liner notes. But those times are past us. With the wonders of modern technology, just about every lyric ever committed to music is available right at our fingertips. Nowadays, a quick Google search is all you need to learn even the most obscure song lyrics, and as you might’ve guessed, Americans make a lot of these searches.
If you’ve ever been curious about which lyrics get searched for the most, you’re in luck. Modern technology has also allowed some really smart people to analyze that search data and break it down by genre and geographical location. So without further ado: the most searched song lyrics in the U.S., 2019-2023.