Since its inception in 2002, Shazam has assisted users in identifying what music is playing in the background by sampling only a few seconds of audio. The app has not only made life easier for music enthusiasts, but it has also changed the game for up-and-coming musicians. Take for instance the Australian duo known as Tones and I, whose song "Dance Monkey" went viral in 2019 thanks to Shazam. The song is so popular, it’s currently Shazamed most searched song of all time with over 36 million searches since its release.
If you are one of Shazam's 200 million monthly active users, chances are you search that song and chances are you also used the app to learn who sings one of the following ten tracks. What follows is the list of the ten most searched tunes on Shazam.
The 10 Most Shazamed Songs of 2021
10. love nwantiti [Remix]” CKay Feat. Axel & Dj Yo!
9. Leave The Door Open” Bruno Mars/Anderson .Paak/Silk Sonic
8. “Stay” The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber
7. “The Business” Tiësto
6. “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” Lil Nas X
5. “Beggin” Måneskin
4. “Drivers license” Olivia Rodrigo
3. “Bad Habits” Ed Sheeran
2. “Save Your Tears” The Weeknd
1. “Astronaut In The Ocean” Masked Wolf
There you have it; the most searched song went viral thanks to Tiktok. As of writing this, 11.7 million fans used Shazam to figure out who sings “Astronaut in the Ocean”.