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    Dec 18, 2014

    This Week’s Signature Songs, State By State

    Here are the songs that defined America from Dec. 9 to Dec. 15, presented by BuzzFeed and Spotify. A state’s “signature song” is not its most popular, but its most distinctive — that is to say, the one that residents of that state streamed proportionally the most as compared with the U.S. as a whole.

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    For the week ending Dec. 15, California fell for Selena Gomez's Justin Bieber break-up ballad "The Heart Wants What It Wants," country superstar Lee Brice held a "Drinking Class" in South Dakota, D.C. celebrated the season with Sam Smith's "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," and tracks from J. Cole's new album 2014 Forest Hills Drive ruled in an impressive five states: Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Washington. Next Thursday, more Signature Songs from BuzzFeed and Spotify.

    Here are this week’s Signature Songs, listed by state:

    Alabama: Rae Sremmurd, "No Type"

    Alaska: Passenger, "Let Her Go"

    Arizona: Tove Lo, "Habits (Stay High)"

    Arkansas: Pentatonix, "White Wonderland / Don't Worry Be Happy"

    California: Selena Gomez, "The Heart Wants What It Wants"

    Colorado: Walk The Moon, "Shut Up And Dance"

    Connecticut: O.T. Genasis, "CoCo"

    Delaware: Fifth Harmony, "Sledgehammer"

    District of Columbia: Sam Smith, "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"

    Florida: Rich Gang, "Lifestyle"

    Georgia: J. Cole, "Note To Self"

    Hawaii: Magic!, "Let Your Hair Down"

    Idaho: Pentatonix, "Mary, Did You Know?"

    Illinois: Imagine Dragons, "I Bet My Life"

    Indiana: Hozier, "Take Me To Church"

    Iowa: Sam Hunt, "Leave The Night On"

    Kansas: MisterWives, "Reflections"

    Kentucky: James Newton Howard, "The Hanging Tree"

    Louisiana: Kevin Gates, "I Don't Get Tired (#IDGT)"

    Maine: Flo Rida, "GDFR (ft. Sage The Gemini and Lookas)"

    Maryland: J. Cole, "Intro"

    Massachusetts: Avicii, "The Nights"

    Michigan: Nicki Minaj, "Only"

    Minnesota: Shawn Mendes, "Something Big"

    Mississippi: Sam Hunt, "Make You Miss Me"

    Missouri: Jeremih, "Don't Tell 'Em"

    Montana: AWOLNATION, "Sail"

    Nebraska: Mark Ronson, "Uptown Funk"

    Nevada: Usher, "I Don't Mind"

    New Hampshire: Sheppard, "Geronimo"

    New Jersey: The Weeknd, "Often"

    New Mexico: Meghan Trainor, "All About That Bass"

    New York: Beyonce, "7/11"

    North Carolina: J. Cole, "A Tale Of 2 Citiez"

    North Dakota: Eric Church, "Talladega"

    Ohio: Shut Up And Dance, "Walk The Moon"

    Oklahoma: Katy Perry, "Dark Horse"

    Oregon: OneRepublic, "Counting Stars"

    Pennsylvania: One Direction, "Night Changes"

    Rhode Island: J. Cole, "G.O.M.D."

    South Carolina: Bobby Shmurda, "Hot Nigga"

    South Dakota: Lee Brice, "Drinking Class"

    Tennessee: Michael Bublé, "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas"

    Texas: Drake, "0 To 100 / The Catch Up"

    Utah: Michael Bublé, "Cold December Night"

    Vermont: Milky Chance, "Stolen Dance"

    Virginia: J. Cole, "03' Adolescence"

    Washington: Michael Bublé, "Holly Jolly Christmas"

    West Virginia: Jason Derulo, "Trumpets"

    Wisconsin: Bebe Rexha, "I Can't Stop Drinking About You"

    Wyoming: Fall Out Boy, "Centuries"

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