Here Are The ACTUAL Most Popular Artists For All 50 U.S. States

By: 02.27.14

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If you wondered why Metric was listed as your state’s “favorite” band, despite your having lived in said state your entire life and you’ve NEVER heard a Metric song before, here’s why:

In my recent regional listening preferences post I published a map that showed the distinctive artists by state. The map was rather popular, but unfortunately was a source of confusion for some who thought that the map was showing the favorite artist by state. A few folks have asked what the map of favorite artists per state would look like and how it would compare to the distinctive map. (Via)

There’s a lot more Drake and Jay Z.

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So there you go. Arizona’s still the worst, though.

Via Music Machinery

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