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    Posted on Dec 25, 2014

    This Week’s Signature Songs, State By State

    Here are the songs that defined America from Dec. 16 to Dec. 22, 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.

    Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

    For the week ending Dec. 22, D'Angelo's first album in fourteen years, Black Messiah, reigned in New York and D.C., Pennsylvania got down to Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk," Nicki Minaj left her pinkprint on Delaware, Maryland Georgia and Texas, while Christmas classics from Burl Ives, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby topped the charts in Montana, Vermont and New Hampshire, respectively. 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: Imagine Dragons, "Radioactive"

    Arizona: Milky Chance, "Stolen Dance"

    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: Ella Henderson, "Ghost"

    Delaware: Nicki Minaj, "Buy A Heart"

    District of Columbia: D'Angelo, "Another Life"

    Florida: Rich Gang, "Lifestyle"

    Georgia: Nicki Minaj, "I Lied"

    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: Pentatonix, "That's Christmas To Me"

    Kansas: MisterWives, "Reflections"

    Kentucky: Maroon 5, "Animals"

    Louisiana: Kevin Gates, "Wassup With It"

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

    Maryland: Nicki Minaj, "Favorite"

    Massachusetts: Calvin Harris, "Outside"

    Michigan: Chris Brown, "New Flame"

    Minnesota: Geronimo, "Sheppard"

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

    Missouri: Jason Derulo, "Trumpets"

    Montana: Burl Ives, "A Holly Jolly Christmas"

    Nebraska: Fall Out Boy, "Centuries"

    Nevada: Usher, "I Don't Mind"

    New Hampshire: Bing Crosby, "White Christmas"

    New Jersey: The Weeknd, "Often"

    New Mexico: OneRepublic, "Counting Stars"

    New York: D'Angelo, "Ain't That Easy"

    North Carolina: J. Cole, "03' Adolescence"

    North Dakota: Sam Hunt, "Leave The Night On"

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

    Oklahoma: James Newton Howard, "The Hanging Tree"

    Oregon: Michael Bublé, "Holly Jolly Christmas"

    Pennsylvania: Mark Ronson, "Uptown Funk"

    Rhode Island: J. Cole, "St. Tropez"

    South Carolina: O.T. Genasis, "CoCo"

    South Dakota: Eric Church, "Talladega"

    Tennessee: Michael Bublé, "White Christmas"

    Texas: Nicki Minaj, "Only"

    Utah: Michael Bublé, "Cold December Night"

    Vermont: Frank Sinatra, "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!"

    Virginia: Fifth Harmony, "Sledgehammer"

    Washington: Michael Bublé, "Jingle Bells"

    West Virginia: Brantley Gilbert, "Bottoms Up"

    Wisconsin: One Direction, "Night Changes"

    Wyoming: Pentatonix, "White Winter Hymnal"