Mar 6, 2023 - News

Study finds Atlanta-native Lil Baby was #1 artist Shazamed last year

Lil Baby performs onstage during Poguelandia: An Outer Banks Experience on February 18, 2023 in Huntington Beach, California.

Photo: Jerod Harris/Getty Images

Lil Baby was the most Shazamed artist in Atlanta in 2022. The 28-year-old topped a list that included fellow ATLiens Future, 21 Savage and Gunna.

The big picture: Axios' Erin Davis identified songs Shazamed in Atlanta more often than anywhere else in the U.S.

Data: Chartmetric; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals

Between the lines: The study also found each city's top 10 most Shazamed artists and top 5 most Shazamed music genres.

Atlanta's top 10 artists were: Lil Baby, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Drake, Future, 21 Savage, Lil Durk, Gunna, Kodak Black, Moneybagg Yo and Kanye West.

  • The top five genres Shazamed were hip-hop/rap, pop, R&B/soul, rock and alternative.

How it works: The top 100 most-Shazamed songs were identified by data provider Chartmetric for 96 cities around the U.S.

  • Axios compared the song rankings in each city to the average rank of those songs in the 95 other U.S. cities.
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