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The most iconic songs of all time, according to SCIENCE

New music is constantly being released, with some artists taking inspiration from the past and sampling sounds from old-time classics. So, why not skip tracks and listen to the most iconic songs of all time?

Liberty Games has analysed every featured song from the end of year Billboard 100 charts since the 1960, combined with over a dozen musical features in order to reveal the most iconic songs of all time, from your old-school classic bangers to popular tracks of the decade.

You can take a look at the Most Iconic Songs here –

The most iconic song of each decade

Before You Go
Lewis Capaldi
Good as You
Kane Brown
Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)
Alan Jackson
The Notorious B.I.G
I Didn’t Mean to Turn You On
Robert Palmer
Spirit in the Sky
Norman Greenbaum
Baby, I Need Your Lovin’
Johnny Rivers
Here are some key stats that I think your readers will be interested in:

Before You Go by Lewis Capaldi is the most iconic song of the decade so far
Baby, I Need Your Lovin by Johnny Rivers is the top pop/folk song of the 60s
HipHop/Rap artist, The Notorious B.I.G has the most iconic song of the 90s with Hypnotize
The top five songs of each decade are by male artists
Female artists created 5% of top songs