This Map Reveals Every State’s Favorite Band

Who would’ve guessed that New Jersey loves Bruce Springsteen?

1. After studying the preferences of a quarter million listeners, Paul Lamere determined which artists were favored the most in each state above all others. What this says about your state is up to you to decide.

Lamere aggregated the data across a wide range of music services powered by The Echo Nest, where he is the director of developer platform. He originally posted this map to his Music Machinery blog.

2. Here’s the map in list form:

3. Lamare and The Echo Nest have also created this app, which allows you to compare music tastes between two regions for yourself.

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