10 Music Videos that Spike in Popularity on the 4th of July

Article by George Norman (Cybersecurity Editor)

on 04 Jul 2017

Today is the 4th of July, the day that America celebrates its independence and Americans turn to YouTube to find a song that perfectly embodies this celebration.

You know how certain songs spike in popularity on special occasions such as Valentine’s Day or Christmas? Well, the same goes for the 4th of July. YouTube Trends has crunched the numbers and the 10 music videos that get a lot of attention on Independence Day are…

10. "Pink Houses" by John Mellencamp

9. "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning" by Alan Jackson

8. "Arlington" by Trace Adkins

7. "American Soldier" by Toby Keith

6. "Fourth of July" by Fallout Out Boy

5. "America" by Neil Diamond

4. "Made in America" by Toby Keith

3. "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue" by Toby Keith

2. "Born in the USA" by Bruce Springsteen

1. "God Bless the USA" by Lee Greenwood

All 10 songs presented above get at least 1 million views per year, with most of these views being generated on the 4th of July. "Born in the U.S.A." by Bruce Springsteen for example sees a 2300% increase in views on the 4th of July.

The top two most popular songs on the 4th of July are "God Bless the USA" by Lee Greenwood and "Born in the U.S.A." by Bruce Springsteen. While Greenwood takes the number one spot in some states, Springsteen does the same in others. Just take a look below.

Via YouTube Trends.

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