Google partnered with Billboard to reveal the top 100 songs hummed to Google and Google Assistant. Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” was topped by Billy Ray Cyrus, followed by Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” and Tones And I’s “Dance Monkey”. In October of this year, Google introduced a “buzz” search function, where users can identify songs by humming, singing or whistling music. Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” (I Hope) Ranked fourth, followed by “Believer” from “Imagine Dragons”.
The “Buzz Search” feature is available in the Google app on Android and iOS. You can use this feature through the Google search widget or Google Assistant. Google’s list of the best buzz songs of 2020 reflects its “greatest confidence” in recorded music competitions based on users’ buzz and singing. Google pointed out that records unrelated to a single specific recording artist are excluded.
The remaining songs in Google’s top ten are: “Swing Life Away” by Machine Gun Kelley, “Before You Go” by Lewis Capaldi, “Capitalise off Pain” by Big $ Stunt, and “Bang!”. Written by AJR and “Song for Me, I’m Dying” by Kendrick Lamar.
Google launched the “buzz search” feature a few months ago. It is designed to help users find songs by humming or singing a tune for a few seconds.
Among the top 30 on the Google and Billboard rankings, other notable mentions are Billie Elish’s “Bad Guy” at No. 12, K-pop Band BTS’s “Dynamite” at No. 13, Jawsh’s “Barbaric Love (relax-siren)”. 685 x Jasun Derulo became the 17th place in this year’s TikTok pop song, Cardi B’s “Wap” featured Megan Thee Stallion at the 22nd place, and Pinkfong’s “Baby Sharp” at the 25th place.
Some classic songs with a long history have also entered the ranks of Google and become the top 100 songs that Billboard will hum to Google in 2020. MariahCarey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” ranked 73rd, Backstreet’s “I Want That” “Boy #77” and Justin Bieber’s “Baby” on No. 88 Decorated with Ludacris. The 100th place on the list is “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” from The Rolling Stones.
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