At the time when the National Team participates in the most anticipated competition of the year, Spotify, the largest audio streaming company in the world, reveals the musical preferences of football fans in Portugal and around the world, during the tournament season.
In Portugal’s first game in the competition, football-related songs were trending on Spotify this Thursday, November 24th. “País do Futebol” by Emicida, MC Guime led the trends, with a growth of 433%, followed by “Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) [The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup (™) Song] (feat. Freshlyground) by Shaki and Freshlyground, which had 166% more streams than average.
Among the most iconic Portuguese songs in competitions in recent years, there is a winner “Vamos Com Tudo (feat. Preto Show)” by David Carreira, GIULIA BE, LUDMILLA, Preto Show, followed by “In My Blood- Portuguese Version” by Shawn Mendes and by “Força” de Nelly Furtado.
In terms of global songs, and not surprisingly, “Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) [The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup (™) Song] (feat. Freshlyground)”by Shakiraande Freshlyground, leads the preferences of the Portuguese, with “Wavin’ Flag” by K’NAAN second and “La Copa de La Vida (La Canción Oficial de la Copa Mundial, Francia’98) – Spanglish Radio Edit” by Ricky Martin to close the podium.
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