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This Week's Signature Songs, State By State

Here are the songs that defined America from Sept. 1 to Sept. 8, presented in a new data map premiering this week from 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 Sept. 8, Minnesota and Mississippi showed a strong preference for tradition-bucking country singer Sam Hunt, sunny California and Florida danced to Tove Lo and Kiesza, respectively, Florida Georgia Line found a new border to cross in Kansas/Nebraska, and New York adopted breakout Parisian pop stars Lilly Wood and The Prick. Next Thursday, more distinctive songs from BuzzFeed and Spotify.

Here are this week's distinctive songs, listed by state:

Alabama: Rae Sremmurd, "No Flex Zone"

Alaska: AWOLNATION, "Sail"

Arizona: Enrique Iglesias, "Bailando"

Arkansas: Sam Smith, "Stay With Me"

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

Colorado: Arctic Monkeys, "Do I Wanna Know?"

Connecticut: Clean Bandit, "Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne)"

Delaware: Bobby Shmurda, "Hot Boy"

District of Columbia: Ella Henderson, "Ghost"

Florida: Kiesza, "Hideaway"

Georgia: T.I., "About the Money"

Hawaii: Kat Dahlia, "Crazy"

Idaho: Imagine Dragons, "Radioactive"

Illinois: MKTO, "Classic"

Indiana: Luke Bryan, "Play It Again"

Iowa: Jake Owen, "Beachin'"

Kansas: Florida Georgia Line, "This Is How We Roll"

Kentucky: Jason Aldean, "Burnin' It Down"

Louisiana: Schoolboy Q, "Studio"

Maine: KONGOS, "Come With Me Now"

Maryland: Nicki Minaj, "Anaconda"

Massachusetts: Mr. Probz, "Waves (Robin Schulz Radio Edit)"

Michigan: Eminem, "Guts Over Fear"

Minnesota: Sam Hunt, "Leave the Night On"

Mississippi: Sam Hunt, "Break Up in a Small Town"

Missouri: 5 Seconds Of Summer, "Amnesia"

Montana: Miranda Lambert, "Somethin' Bad (duet with Carrie Underwood)"

Nebraska: Florida Georgia Line, "Dirt"

Nevada: Magic!, "Rude"

New Hampshire: Kenny Chesney, "American Kids"

New Jersey: Ariana Grande, "Best Mistake"

New Mexico: Passenger, "Let Her Go"

New York: Lilly Wood and The Prick, "Prayer in C (Robin Schulz Radio Edit)"

North Carolina: Iggy Azalea, "Fancy"

North Dakota: Chase Rice, "Ready Set Roll"

Ohio: Shawn Mendes, "Life of the Party"

Oklahoma: Katy Perry, "Dark Horse"

Oregon: Lorde, "Royals"

Pennsylvania: 5 Seconds of Summer, "She Looks So Perfect"

Rhode Island: Tinashe, "2 On"

South Carolina: Rich Gang, "Lifestyle"

South Dakota: Dierks Bentley, "Drunk on a Plane"

Tennessee: Hozier, "Take Me to Church"

Texas: Lil Wayne, "Believe Me"

Utah: Ingrid Michaelson, "Girls Chase Boys"

Vermont: Milky Chance, "Stolen Dance"

Virginia: Fifth Harmony, "BO$$"

Washington: Capital Cities, "Safe and Sound"

West Virginia: Brantley Gilbert, "Bottoms Up"

Wisconsin: Jason Derulo, "Trumpets"

Wyoming: Lady Antebellum, "Bartender"

Listen to this week's distinctive songs on Spotify:

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